FTC Announces Changes to Fur Labeling Rules

By | Ad Law Access | May 13, 2014
FTC Announces Changes to Fur Labeling Rules

Last week, the FTC approved amendments to the regulations under the Fur Products Labeling Act, which update the Fur Products Name Guide, incorporate provisions of the 2010 Truth in Fur Labeling Act, and harmonize the regulations’ guaranty provisions with those in the Textile Labeling Rules.

Snap Judgment: FTC Alleges Snapchat Did Not Keep Its Privacy and Security Promises, but Suggests Broad New Duty in the Process

By | Socially Aware Blog | May 13, 2014
Snap Judgment: FTC Alleges Snapchat Did Not Keep Its Privacy and Security Promises, but Suggests Broad New Duty in the Process

Snapchat’s recent settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) generally provides a comprehensive but not groundbreaking roadmap to the FTC’s privacy and data security expectations in the mobile environment under Section 5 of the FTC Act, with two very notable exceptions.

FTC Asks Court to Reverse Payment Decision

On May 2, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit requesting that the court reverse the district court’s decision in Lamictal Direct Purchaser Antitrust Litigation, finding that a “no authorized generic” agreement between branded and generic drug makers does not qualify as a “payment,” and is therefore not an antitrust violation.