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The FTC continued its focus on consumer protection matters this week, announcing both finalized orders and consumer refunds in enforcement actions ranging from student debt relief to telemarketing. This, and more, after the jump.Continue Reading FTC Updates (February 5 – February 9, 2024)

Focusing on engagement with the public and other agencies, the FTC had its hands full last week commenting on regulations and hosting events on hot-button issues like the impact of AI on creative industries and the July 2023 Draft Merger Guidelines. More on these actions, as well as an update on student debt related actions, after the jump.Continue Reading FTC Blog Updates Oct 2-Oct 6

After a slower start in August, the FTC has been busy with actions taken to protect everyday consumers who have been the victims of organized schemes intended to mislead them. The FTC also announced the appointment of a new Director of the Bureau of Competition This and more, after the jump.Continue Reading FTC Updates (August 7-25, 2023)

The FTC is taking no breaks this summer with an active first half of June. The FTC released two annual reports regarding refunds and consumer finance and credit protection activity as well as initiating a request for public information on collaboration efforts with State Attorneys General. These stories and more regarding specific matter updates, ranging from false advertising to data privacy, after the jump.Continue Reading FTC Updates (June 5 – June 16, 2023)

The FTC has continued its steady progress on enforcement actions following the ABA Antitrust Spring Meeting.  The agency is seeking to halt a hospital system merger based on alleged Hart-Scott-Rodino Act violations and is progressing on matters related to deceptive and misleading advertising.  These stories and more after the jump.Continue Reading FTC Updates (April 17 – April 21, 2023)

The FTC has continued its strong start to the new year with enforcement actions related to false advertising in the healthcare industry and misleading conduct in the “gig” economy as well as  revising the merger reporting thresholds and filing fees. These stories and more after the jump.Continue Reading FTC Updates (January 16 – January 27, 2023)