Skip to main content
Displaying 121 - 140 of 780
Business Blog

Reviewing the Franchise Rule: What’s on the agenda?

Date
Buying a franchise is a major financial commitment for consumers. The Franchise Rule was put in place to ensure consumers have key information to weigh the risks and benefits of their potential...
Business Blog

50 years of the FCRA

Date
1970 saw the ban of cigarette advertising on TV, the debut of Doonesbury, the inaugural flight of the Boeing 747, and the start of the New York City Marathon. Another notable 1970 first celebrating...
Business Blog

Congratulations, Lois Greisman

Date
Pardon our pride, but we’re delighted to report that the most recent recipient of the Roger W. Jones Award for Executive Leadership is Lois Greisman, Associate Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer...
Business Blog

The FTC Chairman is not writing to you

Date
If you saw an email from FTC Chairman Joseph Simons, it wasn’t. From him, that is. Scammers pretending to be him are emailing, though. They’re trying to trick you into turning over personal...
Business Blog

Fake government affiliation: A name game no one should play

Date
What’s in a name? According to an FTC lawsuit filed in April, if you’re an outfit that uses the name “SBA Loan Program” – and you falsely claim to be an approved lender for the Small Business...
Business Blog

National Small Business Week: Resilient and resolute

Date
It’s National Small Business Week, a time set aside annually to salute American’s 30 million small businesses – companies that employ almost half of the country’s private sector workforce. The special...
Business Blog

Data to Go is a GO today

Date
Data To Go: An FTC Workshop on Data Portability begins at 8:30 Eastern Time this morning, Tuesday, September 22, 2020. Hosted by the FTC’s Bureau of Competition and Bureau of Consumer Protection, the...
Business Blog

FTC releases agenda for Data To Go virtual workshop

Date
“Take out” takes on a whole new meaning when it involves your data. Consumers and industry members are giving more thought to the issue of data portability – the ability of consumers to move data...
Business Blog

$10 million ABCmouse settlement: Avoiding auto-renewal traps

Date
Online subscription services can be a convenience for consumers and a boon for business – especially now that so many people are shopping from home. But under the law, companies have an obligation to...