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The FTC Directed 30 More Marketers to Stop Making Unsupported Claims That Their Products and Therapies Can Effectively Prevent or Treat COVID-19

The Federal Trade Commission announced that 30 more marketers nationwide have stopped making unsubstantiated claims that their products and therapies can prevent or treat COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.

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Louisiana Real Estate Appraisers Board Agrees to Settle FTC Charges that It Fixed Prices for Appraisal Services in Louisiana

The Louisiana Real Estate Appraisers Board has agreed to stop fixing compensation levels for residential real estate appraisal services in Louisiana as part of a settlement reached with the Federal Trade Commission, after the agency alleged that the Board’s conduct violated federal antitrust law...
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FTC Approves Final Administrative Consent Order Against Amazon for Withholding Customer Tips from Amazon Flex Drivers

Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final administrative consent order against Amazon, which has agreed to pay more than $61.7 million to settle charges that it failed to pay Amazon Flex drivers the full amount of tips they received from Amazon customers...
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FTC Approves Final Order Imposing Conditions on Casey’s General Stores, Inc.’s Acquisition of Buck’s Intermediate Holdings, LLC.

Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order settling charges that Casey’s General Stores Inc.’s acquisition of Buck’s Intermediate Holdings, LLC would violate federal antitrust law. Under the order, the companies have agreed to divest retail fuel...
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FTC Sends Nearly $30 Million in Refunds to People Tricked into Enrolling by School Operator’s Lead Generators

The Federal Trade Commission is sending nearly $30 million in refunds to people tricked by agents working on behalf of Career Education Corporation (currently operating as Perdoceo Education Corporation), the operator of several post-secondary schools. CEC’s lead generators tricked consumers into...

Coming Events

Jun 24

Green Lights & Red Flags: FTC Rules of the Road for Business

The free business workshop series, Green Lights & Red Flags: FTC Rules of the Road for Business, turns to Texas — virtually — for its next stop. Focused on trending topics in truth-in-advertising law, social media marketing, data security, business-to-business fraud, and other...
Jul 27

PrivacyCon 2021

The FTC will host its sixth annual PrivacyCon on July 27, 2021. PrivacyCon 2021 will bring together a diverse group of stakeholders, including researchers, academics, industry representatives, consumer advocates, and government regulators, to discuss the latest research and trends...
Nov 4
District Of Columbia

Fourteenth Annual Federal Trade Commission Microeconomics Conference

The Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Economics and the Tobin Center for Economic Policy at Yale University will host the 14th Annual FTC Microeconomics Conference on November 4 and 5, 2021 in Washington, D.C. This event will bring together scholars working in areas related to the...

Past Events

Jun 11
District Of Columbia

Hearing Before Administrative Law Judge: Altria-JUUL

Hearing In the Matter of Altria-JUUL, Docket No. 9393, Before Chief Administrative Law Judge D. Michael Chappell. FTC Headquarters, 600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Room 532, Washington, DC
Jun 9
District Of Columbia

Hearing Before Administrative Law Judge: Altria-JUUL

Hearing In the Matter of Altria-JUUL, Docket No. 9393, Before Chief Administrative Law Judge D. Michael Chappell. FTC Headquarters, 600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Room 532, Washington, DC
Jun 8
District Of Columbia

Hearing Before Administrative Law Judge: Altria-JUUL

Hearing In the Matter of Altria-JUUL, Docket No. 9393, Before Chief Administrative Law Judge D. Michael Chappell. FTC Headquarters, 600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Room 532, Washington, DC