Errors in credit reports can cause businesses to deny credit to potentially valuable customers, a director of the Federal Trade Commission warned a U.S. Senate subcommittee earlier this month.
WASHINGTON – Patent pools, designed to spur innovation and reduce the cost of litigation, may actually be having anticompetitive effects according to a report released by the former competition policy director for the Federal Trade Commission.
WASHINGTON – Data brokers who provide online information to landlords about tenants’ rental histories may be subject to the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Federal Trade Commission has warned.
The Federal Trade Commission has updated its guidelines for online advertising disclosures to grapple with some of the new technologies since its last guidance in 2000.
Over the past 12 months, the Federal Trade Commission has brought or resolved cases against four debt collectors that allegedly used deceptive or abusive tactics to intimidate consumers, according to a new report by the agency.
More than 50 product liability suits consolidated in Kentucky federal court claim that Skechers toning shoes cause leg, ankle and foot injuries.
The state of Tennessee should decline to adopt attorney advertising regulations that would unnecessarily restrict truthful and non-misleading information available to consumers, the Federal Trade Commission recommended.
WASHINGTON – The Federal Trade Commission has issued an interim final rule narrowing the breadth of those covered under the anti-identity theft “red flags” rule.
WASHINGTON – In an effort to bring more transparency to the consumer data collection industry, the Federal Trade Commission has issued orders to nine data brokerage companies directing them to supply the agency with information about how they collect and use consumers’ personal records.
WASHINGTON – Two federal agencies have joined together to beef up investigations and enforcement actions against companies who engage in fraudulent advertising under the Mortgage Acts and Practices Advertising Rule and the Federal Trade Commission Act.