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Congress passed a law in December 2020 – the COVID-19 Consumer Protection Act – that imposes monetary penalties on violators. The Department of Justice and the FTC just brought their first action under the statute, alleging that a Missouri chiropractor and his company violated both...
The FTC’s long-standing Holder Rule requires businesses to include a special notice in credit contracts that gives consumers certain protections. Today, a Staff Note reiterates the Commission’s determination that the Rule applies regardless of the size of the transaction – and...
Have you marked your calendar for April 29, 2021, to attend Bringing Dark Patterns to Light: An FTC Workshop? The virtual event will examine digital “dark patterns,” potentially deceptive or unfair user interfaces on websites and mobile apps. In addition to your participation, the FTC...

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In April 2021, the FTC charged St. Louis-based chiropractor Eric Anthony Nepute and his company Quickwork LLC with violating the COVID-19 Consumer Protection Act and the Federal Trade Commission Act, by deceptively marketing products containing vitamin D and zinc as scientifically...

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The Federal Trade Commission charged St. Louis-based chiropractor Eric Anthony Nepute and his company Quickwork LLC with violating the COVID-19 Consumer Protection Act and the Federal Trade Commission Act, by deceptively marketing products containing vitamin D and zinc as scientifically proven to...
Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final consent order settling charges that Gennex Media LLC and owner Akil Kurji made false, misleading, or unsupported advertising claims that their “Brandnex” products were all or virtually all made in the United States.
The staff of the Federal Trade Commission has issued a note correcting previous staff guidelines on the FTC’s Trade Regulation Rule Concerning Preservation of Consumers’ Claims and Defenses—commonly known as the Holder Rule.
The Federal Trade Commission is seeking comment on topics related to the use of digital “dark patterns,” a range of potentially deceptive or unfair user interface designs used on websites and mobile apps, that will be discussed at the agency’s April 29, 2021 workshop.The FTC is seeking comment on...

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COVID-19 has led to a variety of consumer protection issues, and the pandemic continues to have a large financial impact on people in every community. To help people find accurate and reliable information in their communities, the Western Region Los Angeles Office, is hosting a...
COVID-19 has had a significant impact on people in every community. To better understand the challenges that communities across Texas are facing as a result of the pandemic, the Southwest Regional Office is hosting a virtual listening session with legal services organizations,...
COVID-19 has had a significant impact on people in every community. To better understand the challenges that communities across Oklahoma are facing as a result of the pandemic, the Southwest Regional Office is hosting a virtual listening session with legal services organizations,...
COVID-19 has had a significant impact on people in every community. To better understand the challenges that communities across the Southwest Region are facing as a result of the pandemic, the Southwest Regional Office is hosting a virtual listening session with Better Business...
COVID-19 has had a significant impact on people in every community. To better understand the challenges that communities across Arkansas are facing as a result of the pandemic, the Southwest Regional Office is hosting a virtual listening session with legal services organizations,...
COVID-19 has led to a variety of consumer protection issues, and the pandemic continues to have a large financial impact on people in every community. To help people find accurate and reliable information in their communities, the Southeast Regional Office is hosting a virtual listen...
COVID-19 has led to a variety of consumer protection issues, and the pandemic continues to have a large financial impact on people in every community. To help people find accurate and reliable information in their communities, the Bureau of Consumer Protection is hosting a virtual...
Covid-19 has led to a variety of consumer protection issues, and the pandemic continues to have a large financial impact on people in every community. To help people find accurate and reliable information in their communities, the Western Region San Francisco Office and the BBB of...
COVID-19 has led to a variety of consumer protection issues, and the pandemic continues to have a large financial impact on people in every community. To help people find accurate and reliable information in their communities, the Western Region San Francisco Office, and the Colorado...
COVID-19 has led to a variety of consumer protection issues, and the pandemic continues to have a large financial impact on people in every community. To help people find accurate and reliable information in their communities, the Western Region San Francisco Office, and the Community...
COVID-19 has led to a variety of consumer protection issues, and the pandemic continues to have a large financial impact on people in every community. To help people find accurate and reliable information in their communities, the East Central Region, is hosting a virtual listen and...
COVID-19 has led to a variety of consumer protection issues, and the pandemic continues to have a large financial impact on people in every community. To help people find accurate and reliable information in their communities, the Midwest Regional Office, is hosting a virtual listen...

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