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South Korea to slap VW with record fine, pursue executives over emissions ads

Tue Dec 6, 2016 | 11:20pm EST


Signage for a new Volkswagen car is seen at a dealership in London, Britain, March 30, 2016. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo… 417 more words

FTC Releases Data Breach Response: A Guide for Business

The Federal Trade Commission has released a short guide for businesses on steps to take once a breach has occurred.

The guide is below.  For advice on implementing a plan to protect consumers’ personal information, to prevent breaches and unauthorized access, check out the FTC’s… 20 more words

Cyber (Data) Security

LabMD Appeals; Court Grants Temporary Stay

In a recent blog post entitled “FTC Issues Final Order and Data Security Lessons in LabMD Case,” we discussed the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”)’s Final Order in the LabMD case.  453 more words

Privacy & Security

Call Me If...You Are Being Harassed By Debt Collectors

Debt collection is a booming business.  It is a legitimate business but some collectors cross the line.  There are protections in place for consumers who owe debts and it is important each consumer be aware of these protections.  186 more words

Consumer Law/Consumer Protection

Is It Time To Get Serious About Cracking Down On Stealth Instagram Ads?

If you’ve used Instagram, you’re almost certainly familiar with apparently real people touting tummy-flattening tea, an array of subscription boxes, the benefits of some multilevel marketing scheme, or the latest in fashion, beauty, and electronics. 608 more words

Telecom & Technology

DOJ Announces Intent to Go Criminal in Wage-Fixing and No-Poaching Antitrust Cases

Featured Expert Contributor — Antitrust & Competition, U.S. Department of Justice

Anthony W. Swisher, a Partner in the Washington, DC office of Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP… 917 more words

Regulation Of Free Enterprise

FTC Releases Staff Report on Sharing Economy

In June 2015, the FTC held a workshop on consumer issues raised by the Sharing Economy.  This month, they have released their staff report of findings from the workshop. 156 more words