Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) highlighted their efforts to aggressively enforce provisions of the Military Lending Act (MLA) in a recently issued press release and testimony before Congress. The FTC — along with 18 states — announced it had brought its first-ever case, alleging violations of the

On May 25, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) entered a Stipulated Order for Monetary Judgment against Publishers Business Services, Inc. (PBS), and its officers, Brenda Dantuma Schang, Dries Dantuma, Dirk Dantuma, and Jeffrey Dantuma imposing a suspended judgment of $14.47 million.

In 2008, under “Operation Tele-PHONEY,” the FTC joined forces with more than 30 international,

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced it sent out a second round of redress checks in a long-lasting legal battle against an alleged payday lending scheme. While this round of redress checks brings the total financial amount returned to consumers to more than $535 million, the litigation previously resulted in a unanimous Supreme Court

On July 13, the FTC published its proposed Motor Vehicle Dealers Trade Regulation Rule in the Federal Register. As we covered here, the proposed rule would create a host of new compliance challenges for motor vehicle dealers, including a new national standard for price advertising, trigger disclosures for payments, added paperwork for the

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has proposed a new and historic federal regulation specific to car dealers to address concerns of consumer deception in the sales process. On June 24, the FTC released a proposed Motor Vehicle Trade Regulation Rule (Rule), which would:

  • Require price advertising to be based on a standard formula for presenting

On June 3, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) published a request for information that could form the basis for a major update of its digital advertising guidance. The FTC’s most recent digital advertising guidance is its 2013 “.com Disclosures – How to Make Effective Disclosures in Digital Advertising” (.com Disclosures Guide). The .com

On May 5, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) together filed an amicus brief in an appeal pending before the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, Sessa v. Trans Union, LLC, No. 22-87 (2d Cir. 2022). The agencies argue that the Fair Credit Reporting Act

On May 11, the Senate voted 51-50 to confirm Alvaro Bedoya as a member of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), requiring Vice President Kamala Harris to cast the tie-breaking vote. Bedoya gives Democrats a 3-2 majority at the consumer protection agency.

Bedoya’s confirmation was not a sure thing. Republicans held up his nomination for eight

On March 22, California’s Fifth Appellate District Court of Appeals issued a decision on the availability of attorneys’ fees under the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Holder Rule. This case follows recent FTC guidance and two decisions from California’s Second Appellate District Court of Appeals holding that the Holder Rule does not bar recovery of attorneys’

This article was republished on insideARM on March 28, 2022.

On March 15, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC or Commission) released a consent agreement with Electronic Payment Systems and its owners John Dorsey and Thomas McCann (collectively, EPS) for allegedly opening credit card processing merchant accounts for fictitious companies on behalf of Money Now Funding