E-Warranty Act Aims to Increase Warranty Availability

Public Comment Sought by FTC for E-Warranty Amendments
– Inside Counsel

Inside Counsel interviewed Manatt’s Richard Lawson, a partner in the firm’s Consumer Protection practice, for an article about new rules arising from the 2015 E-Warranty Act.

Specifically, the E-Warranty Act provides manufacturers and sellers “the opportunity to comply with the requirements under the MMWA and related … FTC… rules by making warranty terms available to consumers digitally,” he said. The law has been on the books since September, and “the most important provisions relate to the direction Congress gave to the FTC to update their rules implementing disclosure and pre-sale availability of warranties,” Lawson adds.

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