Neora has emerged victorious from its almost seven-year battle with the Federal Trade Commission. The judge overseeing the case ruled that the FTC’s allegations against the company are invalid.
The Federal Trade Commission announced a proposed rule that would ban fake reviews, prevent the suppression of honest negative reviews and stop the posting of positive reviews that received compensation.
In a unanimous ruling last week, the Supreme Court stated that the FTC has limited powers. In Axon v. FTC and SEC v. Cochran, the highest court looked at the constitutionality of both the prosecutorial and judicial functions residing within the same agency.
Christine Wilson, the only Republican commissioner for the Federal Trade Commission, announced her impending resignation and published a scathing opinion essay in The Wall Street Journal that detailed what she described as “a disregard for the rule of law and due process” by Lina Khan, the Democratic chair of the FTC.
The Direct Selling Association submitted comments to the Federal Trade Commission, stating the FTC should solidify its rulemaking as pertaining to earnings claims before it moves forward with any updates to the Business Opportunity Rule.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has proposed a new rule that would ban employers from imposing noncompete clauses on workers. The proposed rule is based on the FTC’s preliminary finding that noncompete clauses constitute an unfair method of competition, which is in violation of Section 5 of the FTC Act.
The Federal Trade Commission published revised amounts for civil penalties that have been adjusted for new inflation rates, as required by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 2015.
What shaped 2022 and what to expect in 2023 and beyond. To say direct selling is in a time of transition would be an understatement. The environment is evolving as younger generations explore the opportunity.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released a new Policy Statement that widens what the commission considers “unfair methods of competition” under Section 5 of the FTC Act.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will be hosting an open meeting this week to vote on the potential expansion of the Business Opportunity Rule. This Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) will gather information and gauge whether or not the FTC will actively proceed with a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on this topic.
At a preliminary injunction hearing June 30th in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, federal district court judge Bernard A. Friedman required the FTC to provide more evidence in its case against Financial Education Services.
The Direct Selling Association (DSA) hosted a Legal and Regulatory Seminar in Washington D.C. as an opportunity for direct sellers and industry professionals to listen to government regulators and policymakers.