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Closing Letter: Social Intelligence Corporation
May 9, 2011
April 28, 2011
The Federal Trade Commission will host a day-long public workshop to consider the impact of technological advances on the consumer debt collection system. The workshop will explore how changing technology affects the ways in which debt collectors communicate with consumers and obtain and process...
Public Statement: Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP printer cartridges)
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Closing Letter: Provide Commerce, Inc. (ProFlowers)
April 21, 2011
Case: US Search, Inc.
Closing Letter: AnimalCrossingCommunity.com
March 24, 2011
Press Release: FTC To Host Workshop on Protecting Consumers From Lottery, Prize, and Sweepstakes Scams and Other Frauds that Use Money Transfers
On May 2-3, 2011, the Federal Trade Commission will host a public workshop in Chicago to examine what more can be done to protect consumers from lottery, prize, and sweepstakes scams, and other scams that use money transfers through companies like MoneyGram and Western Union as the method of...
Public Statement: Memorandum to Potential Cigarette Manufacturers and Importers
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MEMORANDUM TO: Potential Cigarette Manufacturers or Importers FROM: Division of Advertising Practices Federal Trade Commission United States Government Federal Trade Commission Washington, D.C. 20580 March 21, 2011 I. OVERVIEW Any company wishing to sell or advertise cigarettes within the United...
Press Release: FTC Seeks Public Comments on Agency's Fur Rules, Announces Enforcement Policy for Products Previously Covered Under De Minimis Exemption
The Federal Trade Commission is seeking public comments on its Fur Labeling and Advertising Rules – commonly known as the Fur Rules – and announcing upcoming changes required by Congress. The Rules require fur manufacturers and retailers to label fur products with certain information, such as the...
Closing Letter: Gary D. Nitzkin, P.C. and Gary D. Nitzkin
March 10, 2011
Press Release: FTC Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Information Requests to Alcohol Beverage Manufacturers
The Federal Trade Commission plans to begin a study of the self-regulatory efforts of the alcoholic beverage industry. This will serve as the basis for the FTC’s fourth major report on the effectiveness of voluntary industry guidelines for reducing advertising and marketing to underage audiences by...
Case: Resource Publishing Co.
Closing Letter: La Asociacion National de Trabajo (L.A.N.D.T.)
March 2, 2011
The Federal Trade Commission and the Federal Reserve Board are seeking public comment on proposed amendments to the Risk-Based Pricing Rule that would require creditors, as of July 21, 2011, to disclose credit score information to consumers when a credit score is used in setting or adjusting credit...
The Federal Trade Commission issued its annual report to the Federal Reserve Board on FTC enforcement activities regarding the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, Electronic Fund Transfer Act (EFTA), Consumer Leasing Act, and Truth in Lending Act. This year’s report also discusses FTC activities under...
Press Release: FTC Forum in May 2011 Will Examine Ways to Protect Consumers From "Cramming" of Unauthorized Charges on Their Phone Bills
The Federal Trade Commission will host a forum on May 11, 2011, in Washington, DC, examining how the government, businesses, and consumer protection organizations can work together to prevent consumers from being hit with unauthorized third-party charges on their phone bills, a practice known as “...
Closing Letter: GabbaCaDabra, LLC
January 24, 2011
The Federal Trade Commission is seeking public comments on whether to provide manufacturers approximately six additional months to incorporate new light bulb labels on their packaging, and whether to exempt certain bulbs that will soon be obsolete from those requirements. The new labels, which were...
Press Release: FTC Staff Submits Comments to Federal Reserve on Making Fair Lending Law Stronger; FTC Announces Increase in Maximum Charge for Extra Copies of Credit Reports
FTC Staff Submits Comments to Federal Reserve on Making Fair Lending Law Stronger The Federal Trade Commission staff has submitted comments to the Federal Reserve Board recommending ways the Board could strengthen the rules under the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act, which requires some mortgage...
December 7, 2010