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Six federal agencies issued a set of frequently asked questions (FAQs) today to help financial institutions, creditors, users of consumer reports, and issuers of credit cards and debit cards comply with federal regulations on identity theft and discrepancies in changes of address. The “Red Flags...
Public Event: Business Opportunity Rule Workshop
June 1, 2009
The Federal Trade Commission will hold a day-long public workshop on June 1, 2009 in Washington, DC, to explore proposed changes to the FTC’s Business Opportunity Rule. The workshop, which is free and open to the public, will examine possible changes to the rule that were outlined in a Revised...
Closing Letter: Andrew & Suzanne Company/G-III Apparel Group
May 28, 2009
Closing Letter: Lord & Taylor
May 28, 2009
Closing Letter: Saks, Inc.
May 28, 2009
Closing Letter: Bluefly.com
May 28, 2009
Closing Letter: Neiman Marcus
May 28, 2009
Closing Letter: Sunshine Advance Corporation
May 18, 2009
Press Release: FTC Warns Internet Peddlers that Potentially Bogus H1N1 Influenza Products May Violate Federal Law
The Federal Trade Commission has warned Web site operators who made claims that their products can prevent, treat, or cure the Influenza A/H1N1 virus , commonly known as swine flu, that they must have scientific proof to support their claims. The FTC told the companies, whose products include...
Public Event: FTC Free Workshops for Businesses: Protecting Personal Information Fighting Fraud with the Red Flags Rule
April 29, 2009
Free workshop in New York City on Wednesday, April 29, 2009 9:30 am - 1:00 pm Protecting Personal Information: Best Practices for Business 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Fighting Fraud with the Red Flags Rule: Practical Guidance for Business Pope Auditorium, Lincoln Center Campus Center on Law and Information...
Closing Letter: Letter Approving Procedure For the Production of Personally Identifiable Information To A Third-Party Intermediary
April 17, 2009
Advisory Opinion: Opinion 09-3
Clarifies that Opinion 09-1 is limited to the issues discussed in that opinion.
The Federal Trade Commission today announced that it has approved a Federal Register notice seeking public comment on a proposed rule that would require entities to notify consumers when the security of their electronic health information is breached. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of...
Advisory Opinion: Opinion 09-5
Confirms that cemeteries generally are not covered by the Funeral Rule unless they offer both funeral services and funeral goods.
Closing Letter: Pharmavite LLC
April 16, 2009
Advisory Opinion: Opinion 09-4
Discusses the circumstances under which funeral providers should include the overhead cost of the use of a vehicle to obtain death certificates and permits in their basic services fee.
Public Event: Digital Rights Management
March 25, 2009
The Federal Trade Commission and the Technology Law and Public Policy Clinic at the University of Washington School of Law will host a conference on the use of digital rights management technologies, a widespread practice that is expected to become increasingly prevalent in the U.S. marketplace in...
Closing Letter: Baby Bee Bright Corporation
March 23, 2009
Press Release: Undercover Inspections of Funeral Homes in Seven States Ensure that Consumers Receive Price Lists Required by Law
Federal investigators working undercover in seven states during 2008 found significant violations of the Funeral Rule at 26 of 104 funeral homes visited. The Federal Trade Commission, which enforces the Funeral Rule, conducts undercover inspections of funeral homes every year to help ensure...
Advisory Opinion: Opinion 09-2
Confirms that funeral providers must provide accurate price information by telephone to anyone who inquires about offerings or prices, including a business that will use the information for its own profit.
Public Event: Securing Personal Data in the Global Economy
March 16, 2009
The Federal Trade Commission, in conjunction with APEC and the OECD, will host a two-day international conference: “Securing Personal Data in the Global Economy.” The conference addresses how companies can manage personal data-security issues in a global information environment where data can be...
Public Event: Ad It Up! Kids in a Commercial World
March 12, 2009
The Federal Trade Commission staff will host a forum on March 12, 2009 to gather input for its advertising literacy initiative, which will educate and empower tweens to be better informed consumers of information. At the forum, experts on advertising and marketing to kids will discuss a range of...
Case: Roex, Inc., et al., FTC
Public Event: Fraud Forum
February 25, 2009
The Federal Trade Commission will host a free two-day Fraud Forum on February 25 and 26, 2009, in Washington, DC. The Forum will examine how the FTC can more effectively protect consumers from fraudulent schemes. The first day of the Forum will be open to the public and will provide an opportunity...