• 05.10.24

    FCC Adopts Revocation Rules

    On February 15, 2024, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to adopt rules expressly addressing revocation of consent.

  • 05.10.24

    State Law Updates in Maryland, West Virginia

    In state law news, the West Virginia legislature is considering two new telemarketing bills, while a new law has taken effect in Maryland.

  • 05.10.24

    Plaintiff Loses On Traceability For Failing To Request DNC List

    A Missouri federal court judge found that a plaintiff did not have standing to bring a claim under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act’s (TCPA) Internal Do Not Call (IDNC) regulations because the plaintiff had not first asked to be placed on the defendant’s IDNC list.

  • 05.09.24

    FTC Regulation Tracker – April 2024

    The big regulatory news out of the FTC in April was the issuance of a new Final Rule governing noncompete agreements.

  • 04.05.24

    FTC Regulation Tracker – March 2024

    The Final Rules keep rolling in, but with a twist. Each of the two Final Rules released in March were accompanied by Supplemental Notices of Proposed Rulemaking.

  • 02.28.24

    AI Gone Wild: Airline Has to Honor a Refund Policy Its Chatbot Fabricated

    In a recent case brought in front of the Civil Resolution Tribunal (“CRT”) of British Columbia, Moffatt v. Air Canada, 2024 BCCRT 149, the CRT found in favor of an airline customer who relied on information about an airline’s refund policy provided by a chatbot after the customer ...

  • 02.28.24

    The FTC’s Proposed Rule Banning Fake Consumer Reviews and Testimonials: An Update

    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC or Commission) held an informal hearing on its proposed trade regulation rule prohibiting marketers from using fake consumer reviews and testimonials on February 13, 2024.

  • 02.21.24

    CFPB Revises Supervisory Appeals Process

    On February 16, 2024, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a procedural rule revising its supervisory appeals process for the first time since 2015.

  • 02.06.24

    FTC Regulation Tracker—January 2024

    We ended last month’s update noting that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) had finalized its Combating Auto Retail Scams (CARS) Rule.

  • 02.06.24

    FTC Obtains Largest Civil Penalty for False Made in USA Claims

    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced that it has obtained a $2 million civil penalty from tractor maker Kubota North America for falsely labeling thousands of its replacement parts as being “Made in USA.” Under a stipulated court order filed by the Department of Justice on ...



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