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FTC: Regulatory & State >> State Attorneys General Take The Reins In Policing Deceptive Advertising
It can be easy to focus solely on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) when evaluating the regulatory landscape for advertising and marketing practices.
United States
18 Jul 2019
The Pursuit Of "Truth" In Advertising: Data (Video)
As mentioned in my previous two posts (found here and here), I gave a presentation at the 40th Annual Association of National Advertisers/Brand Activation Association Marketing Law Conference...
United States
30 Nov 2018
The Pursuit Of Truth In Advertising: Regulatory
As mentioned in my previous blog post, I gave a presentation at the 40th Annual Association of National Advertisers/Brand Activation Association Marketing Law Conference titled "The Pursuit of ‘Truth' in Advertising."
United States
29 Nov 2018
California's Privacy Law Sets Manageable Tone
California sets the standard for the rest of the country in a lot of areas—now, we can add privacy regulation to the list, as discussed by my colleagues Richard S. Eisert and Gary A. Kibel in a recent Davis & Gilbert client alert.
United States
10 Sep 2018
Advertising, Marketing & Promotions Alert >> FTC Charges Online Negative Option Marketing Scheme With Deceiving Shoppers
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has charged an online marketing operation involving about 80 companies with deceptively luring consumers into expensive negative option plans...
United States
25 Oct 2017
California Alleges Four Of The Largest U.S. Retailers Engage In 'False Reference Pricing'
The Los Angeles City Attorney's office has filed civil lawsuits on behalf of the State of California against four of the largest retailers in the United States, alleging that they have engaged in deceptive "false reference pricing"...
United States
9 Feb 2017
Staples Settles Consumer Class Action Over Deceptive Rewards Program Practices
Staples has agreed to pay $2 million to end a class action filed in California federal court alleging that the company engaged in deceptive rewards program practices.
United States
10 Jan 2017
'All Natural' Claims Challenged By FTC; Four Companies Settle And One Is Charged
Four companies have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission allegations that they falsely marketed personal care products online as "all natural" or "100% natural"...
United States
5 May 2016
FTC Brings First Action Alleging Deceptive Native Advertising Practices
In early 2015, Lord & Taylor launched a comprehensive social media campaign to promote its new Design Lab collection, a private-label clothing line targeted to women between 18 and 35 years old.
United States
30 Mar 2016
How To Avoid Run-Ins With State AGs, The New Cops On The Block
A significant shift has occurred in our consumer protection regulatory regime. This shift has very little to do with new laws or with changes to existing consumer protections laws, which continue to be strong and far-reaching.
United States
8 Oct 2015
New York Attorney General Is Latest Regulator To Challenge The Auto Industry
On the heels of recent high-profile enforcement actions by both the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) against the automobile industry...
United States
24 Sep 2015
California Suit Highlights Risks Of Environmental Marketing
In 2008, California amended its environmental marketing law to prohibit the sale of food or beverage containers within the state that are labeled with the terms "biodegradable," "degradable," or "decomposable."
United States
23 Nov 2011
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