The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois against several U.S and Canadian based companies, alleging that these compa... Read more
It appears that the Federal Trade Commission intends to continue its vigorous enforcement of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). A record settlement with “the world’s largest deb... Read more
Bayer has agreed to a $74 million settlement in a case where Plaintiffs alleged the drug maker violated antitrust laws by participating in pay-for-delay activities surrounding its drug Cipro... Read more
One in 20 American consumers had mistakes on their credit reports that would have increased their interest rates on loans or caused them to pay more for insurance, according to the Federal T... Read more
U.S. regulators have filed a complaint against Wyndham Worldwide Corp and three subsidiaries, alleging that a failure by the hospitality company to safeguard consumers’ personal inform... Read more
The Federal Trade Commission has targeted five car dealers in four states for deceiving consumers by promising to pay off their car loans, no matter what was owed on the cars traded in. Acco... Read more
Lawyers in the Section continue to investigate and litigate antitrust cases. Antitrust law is the law of competition. It’s recognized that society is better off if buyers and sellers act ind... Read more
Bank of America Corp., and a debt collector it hired to go after deceased customers’ debts, violated state law by repeatedly calling a Florida woman about paying the credit-card bill o... Read more
As consumers struggle to pay their bills, complaints about debt collectors are growing faster than any other industry, according to federal regulators. The Federal Trade Commission reports t... Read more
Reebok will pay $25 million to customers to settle charges by the Federal Trade Commission that it made deceptive claims in ads that its toning shoes would strengthen and tone the legs and b... Read more
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