On September 16, 2016, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) hosted a workshop on the factors that may contribute to the effect disclosures have on consumer behavior.
The FTC released last week a paper summarizing and reflecting on its October 30, 2015 public workshop, “Follow the Lead,” which we previously discussed here and focused on lead generation practices and related privacy and consumer protection issues.
Nine months after filing an amended complaint, the FTC and Florida Attorney General have filed papers seeking entry of agreed permanent injunctions and monetary judgments against numerous defendants involved in an alleged nationwide debt relief telemarketing scam.
Beyond “Clear and Conspicuous”: FTC Workshop Highlights Issues Related to Testing of Consumer Disclosures
On advertisements, websites, and legal documents, disclosures are everywhere.
In a law-heavy news roundup, Katie Cassel and I talk about New York’s dangerously prescriptive cybersecurity regs for banks and insurers.
Almost a year ago, on October 30, 2015, the FTC conducted a workshop on lead generation entitled to “Follow the Lead.”
The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”), in a joint amicus brief with the Department of Justice filed on September 9, 2016, petitioned the Fifth Circuit to dismiss the Texas Medical Board (“TMB”) appeal of the district court ruling holding that TMB regulations restricting the prescribing rights of physicians providing professional services through telemedicine may be challenged under federal anti-trust laws.
The Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced, on August 12, 2016, they are seeking public comments on the first update to the Antitrust Guidelines for the Licensing of Intellectual Property issued in 1995.
The staff of the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Bureau of Consumer Protection released a much-anticipated paper on lead generation on September 15, 2016.