Many businesses that would otherwise meet the definition of a “franchise” under the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Franchise Rule may qualify for an exemption which would allow the business to avoid the cumbersome offer and disclosure requirements under the Franchise Rule.
Last week, the National Advertising Division (“NAD”) issued a decision in the realm of online native advertising.
The Third Circuit granted on Tuesday the Federal Trade Commission’s (“FTC”) request for an injunction pending appeal of the proposed merger between Penn State Hershey Medical Center and Pinnacle Health System.
The FTC has released new guidance aimed at helping companies that conduct background screenings for employment purposes to determine whether they are “consumer reporting agencies” within the meaning of the federal FCRA.
Cognitive claims remain a top priority for the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) as the Commission continues to target claims that dietary supplements or learning programs can improve cognitive performance.
Employers regularly turn to background screening companies in order to obtain information/reports about applicants and employees.
Ransomware is the new black. In fact, it’s the new China. So says our guest for episode 116, Dmitri Alperovitch, the CTO and co-founder of CrowdStrike.
Last week was an exciting week in the world of merger challenges. Decisions were issued by federal courts regarding the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) efforts to preliminarily block two different mergers – one involving office supply retailers, the other, hospitals.
Let’s Go Crazy: The FTC and FCC Launch “Parallel” Investigations into Security Updates of Mobile Communications Industry
Earlier this week, the FTC and FCC announced “parallel” investigations into how carriers and mobile device makers release information on vulnerabilities, and how and when mobile security patches are distributed.
The FTC just suffered a major setback in its concerted efforts to challenge the ever growing number of consolidations in the healthcare industry, failing to secure a preliminary injunction to block a hospital merger in central Pennsylvania.