On February 1, 2016, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed an action against Chemence, Inc., an Ohio-based manufacturer, advertiser, and distributor of cyanoacrylate glues (often referred to as “superglues”).
The European Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, Jonathan Hill, and United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman Timothy Massad have announced a common approach regarding requirements for central clearing counterparties (CCPs).
Lifewatch Claims FTC “Manipulating” Unreliable Consumer Complaint Data in Preliminary Injunction Fight
There’s an interesting little fight going on in a Telemarketing Sales Rule (“TSR”) case brought by the Federal Trade Commission and the Florida Attorney General in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois that is flying a bit under the radar.
Leaving a review for a vacation rental, doctor’s office, restaurant and more has never been thought of as an offensive experience. And lawmakers are looking to keep it that way.
We had several reactions to the game on Sunday. What were yours?
On February 5, 2016, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it has agreed to settle its case against Vulcun alleging that it “unfairly replaced a popular web browser game with a program that installed applications on consumers’ mobile devices without their permission.”
Regular readers of this blog will be aware that, last fall, the Court of Justice of the European Union struck down the Safe Harbour framework which permitted the lawful transfer of personal information from the EU to the US through a self-certification model.
As one who is frequently asked “What happens when I become the victim of identity theft?” or “How do I prevent myself from becoming the victim of identity theft?”, I am a pretty big fan of the FTC’s website and refer people to it often.
Good news: A Safe Harbor agreement has been made! But (as always) take this with a grain of salt—legal battles may await it.
The European Commission has announced an agreement today with the United States Department of Commerce (DOC) to replace the invalidated Safe Harbor agreement on transatlantic data flows with a new EU-U.S.