The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Enforcement Bureau last week issued two fines, one for $6,000 and another for $5,200, for violations of its contest rules, as two sweepstakes were not conducted as advertised.
On April 21, 2020, the FTC reached a proposed settlement with Fashion Nova, an American fast fashion retail company, for failing to ship merchandise in a timely manner without notifying customers and giving them an opportunity to cancel their orders.
The offers are popping up everywhere: “Buy a protective face mask on our website and we will donate a mask to a hospital or a community in need” or “Retweet this message and we will donate $1 to a COVID-19 relief fund.”
Unless you’ve been off the grid for the past month rafting in the Grand Canyon, you’ll know that the hoarding of toilet paper and hand sanitizer has apparently become our country’s most popular March pastime during our new COVID-19 reality, which makes it tempting to retailers ...
The National Advertising Division (NAD) snuffed out Capital One’s Spark Cash Card’s use of consumer testimonials in a case brought by competitor JPMorgan Chase Bank.
Celebrity and movie star Steven Seagal has to resolve U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission claims that he failed to tell his Twitter and Facebook followers that he was being paid to promote Bitcoiin2Gen’s initial coin offering on the social media platforms.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced it is seeking public comment on whether to make changes to its Endorsement Guides as part of its systematic review of all current FTC rules and guides.
A New York law permitting interactive fantasy sports (IFS) is unconstitutional, an appellate court in the state has ruled, dealing a blow to the multimillion-dollar industry.
In response to the Ninth Circuit’s decision in Kater v. Churchill Downs Inc., Washington State’s legislature is attempting to redefine what constitutes “illegal gambling games” within the meaning of the state’s Recovery of Money Lost at Gambling Act (RMLGA). Through ...
A group of 23 state regulators reached a deal with PayPal Giving Fund (PPGF) to settle allegations that it failed to provide adequate disclosures and information to consumers making donations through the platform.