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Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
In this issue of Direct Connect, the big news is the FTC making good on its promise to use its Penalty Offense Authority to make sweeping civil penalty threats to industry.
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
This week, NAD announced a new decision involving incentivized reviews. Although the decision is consistent with previous cases in this area, there are some nuances worth exploring.
Thompson Coburn LLP
As social media has been "blurring the lines," the Federal Trade Commission decided to make one thing starkly clear: false endorsements, even through well-meaning consumer testimonials, are illegal.
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
Welcome back from the annual food coma known as Thanksgiving dinner. If you're still dreaming of cranberries, stuffing, and pumpkin pie, continue the gastronomic journey...
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
Subscription services and other automatic renewals continue to be a hot topic, at both the federal and state levels. The FTC recently announced that it was going to increase its enforcement...
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
'Tis the season to bring together family and friends over food, and if you've cooked your own Thanksgiving dinner, you know the ingredients in your recipes.
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
For decades, the FTC has explained that the omission of information can lead to liability. It is also a canon of statutory construction that an amendment helps reveal legislative intent.
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP
In a recent case, the National Advertising Division (NAD) of BBB National Programs discussed the use of emojis in advertising and whether they can constitute claims.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
The Federal Trade Commission just released its first staff closing letters on U.S.-origin claims since the agency adopted its new Made in USA Labeling Rule in July.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
The Metropolitan Transit Authority (the "MTA") – the entity that runs New York City's public transportation system – has just updated its advertising policy.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
The FTC released its Do Not Call Registry Data Book ("Data Book") on November 23, 2021, providing a look into statistical data about phone numbers on the Do Not Call Registry ("Registry")...
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
The Federal Trade Commission just released its first staff closing letters on U.S.-origin claims since the agency adopted its new Made in USA Labeling Rule in July.
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
As fashion companies begin to make more claims about what they are doing to help the environment, they need to make sure they're in good position to support those claims with strong evidence.
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
November has been an active month in the years-long litigation of opioid manufacturers — and it hasn't been good for the theories put forth by Attorneys General and local governments.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
The New York Attorney General recently issued a Consumer Alert, warning consumers about deceptive negative option programs and urging them to file complaints if they fall victim to such programs.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
On Thursday, the Federal Trade Commission adopted a new "Criminal Referral and Partnership Process" policy statement, signalling to industry that it intends to refer companies and their executives...
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
November marks the beginning of a season of reflection and gratitude. At Kelley Drye we are thankful for the depth and longevity of our client relationships and for the privilege to serve as trusted partners and advisors.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Pfizer markets and distributes Robitussin cough syrup, which comes in both a regular strength and a "Maximum Strength" version.
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
On November 17, the Senate Commerce Committee held its eagerly-awaited hearing on the nomination of Alvaro Bedoya, a data privacy academic from Georgetown Law, to be FTC Commissioner.
Foster Garvey
Our cruise industry friends make an appearance in this week's Update, one of their first appearances in some time.
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