The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) have filed the first case under the COVID-19 Consumer Protection Act, a law passed by Congress in December 2020 that imposes financial penalties on violators.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC or Commission) staff has issued a report highlighting the agency’s ongoing efforts to protect consumers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cough relief claims for Zarbee’s, Inc., cough products were challenged by a competitor, Maty’s Healthy Products, LLC, with the National Advertising Division (NAD) of BBB National Programs.
Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA) is once again at the center of a major political debate, with momentum building for an overhaul of the statute that many view as having served a critical role in the rise of big tech and social media.
In a major move to expand into the influencer market and bring more clarity to influencer-produced advertising content, the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists and the Joint Policy Committee agreed to a new Waiver for Influencer Produced Sponsored Content.
In a recent decision, the National Advertising Division (NAD) determined that Nanoceutical Solutions Inc. had failed to adequately substantiate efficacy and establishment claims for its product Nano Glutathione.
On February 6, the SAG-AFTRA National Board approved a new “Influencer Agreement” that covers certain “influencer-generated branded content” across all social media platforms and other digital channels.
New York’s brand-new automatic renewal law, SB 1475, went into effect this week, on February 9, 2021. The state joins dozens of others that have already enacted similar laws.
On January 21, the Children’s Advertising Review Unit announced a social media and photo editor app that has become well known to teens and tweens for the “VSCO girl” trend is not an online service that is either primarily or secondarily directed toward children as defined by the ...
The National Advertising Division (NAD) has recommended that Chobani LLC modify its “45% less sugar than other yogurts” claim for Chobani Less Sugar Greek Yogurt products to clearly communicate the basis of comparison and avoid implying that “other yogurts” include yogurt ...