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Advertising, Marketing & Promotions Alert >> Mastercard Announces New Free Trial Rules For Merchants
Mastercard recently announced that it will be imposing new obligations on merchants that offer free trials to consumers
United States
12 Feb 2019
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Litigation Alert >> "Dialing It Back?" Federal Courts Weigh In On "Autodialers" After Appeals Court Strikes Down FCC Interpretation Of TCPA
Following a March 2018 by the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit that rejected certain Federal Communications Commission (FCC) interpretations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act ...
United States
26 Jun 2018
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Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Key Parts Of The FCC's TCPA Order
Under the TCPA, the penalty for a violation is $500 per call or text, which can be trebled for willfulness.
United States
16 May 2018
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FTC Settles with Mobile App Developer Over Unauthorized Charges
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has settled with Pact, Inc. (Pact) over allegations that Pact's mobile app, which allows users to set fitness goals and creates financial penalties for not meeting them...
United States
25 Oct 2017
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Local Challenges To Automatic Renewal Programs Continue In California: Now, The Beachbody Case
Local governments in California are playing an increasing role in examining and challenging potentially misleading advertising and marketing practices.
United States
5 Oct 2017
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First Circuit Requires Identifiable Injury For Claims Asserting Deceptive Retailer "Compare At" Prices
Consumer class actions alleging that retailers are using deceptive comparison pricing tactics online and in stores are becoming increasingly common under state consumer protection statutes...
United States
25 Sep 2017
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Suit Challenges Jos. A. Bank Clothiers' "Up To" Percent Off Advertising
A proposed class action lawsuit has been filed in New Jersey asserting that Jos. A. Bank Clothiers, Inc. violated state law by improperly promoting sales with "up-to-a-specific-percentage-off" advertisements.
United States
4 May 2017
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Thinking About Starting A Subscription-Based App Or Business? Do It Right To Avoid Legal Risk
The "Negative Option Rule" adopted by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) requires sellers to clearly disclose the terms of any negative option plan for the sale of goods before consumers subscribe.
United States
26 Oct 2015
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Upcoming FCC Rulings Will Create New Challenges For TCPA Compliance
The Federal Communications Commission recently announced that it will be issuing a package of rulings on 21 long-standing petitions concerning the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
United States
8 Jul 2015
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