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Neora wins case against FTC.

Neora Wins Case Against FTC

Jonathan GilliamSeptember 28, 2023
In an important regulatory decision for the direct selling industry, Neora has won its case against the FTC. Read the full press release here.
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Article – FTC Sends Penalty Offense Notices for Product Claims to Nearly 700 Companies

Jonathan GilliamApril 14, 2023
The FTC has sent new penalty offense notices to 670 companies regarding product claims substantiation as of April 13. These notices warned companies, including some direct sellers, that a failure to substantiate product claims could result in civil penalties in excess of $50,000. Check out this article from Kelley Drye to learn more.
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Article – FTC Earnings Claims Lawsuit Results in Large Civil Penalties

Jonathan GilliamJanuary 18, 2023
An FTC lawsuit against an investment advising company for deceptive money-making opportunities and earnings claims has resulted in the company having to refund millions of dollars to consumers and also pay a significant civil penalty. This enforcement result is significant as it's the first time that the FTC has collected civil penalties related to the Notice of Penalty Offenses regarding money making opportunities that was sent to hundreds of companies, including direct sellers, last October. Check out this article from JD Supra to learn more.
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Article – FTC Strategic Plan is Broader & More Aggressive

Jonathan GilliamSeptember 9, 2022
At the end of August, the FTC published its new strategic plan for the next five years. What was outlined continues to show the FTC's emphasis on enforcement following the loss of its 13(b) authority while broadening the commission's focus and being more aggressive in terms of goals.
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Article – FTC Handed Major Courtroom Setback

Jonathan GilliamAugust 4, 2022
The FTC has been handed a major courtroom setback in an anti-pyramid case that shut down a direct seller back in May. Learn more from Social Selling News.
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Article – Is FTC Seeking More Rules & Less Public Input?

Jonathan GilliamJune 22, 2022
A report published by the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) delved into efforts by the FTC to speed up decision-making processes through the establishment of rulemaking frameworks with less public input and more political control. AEI recently held a panel discussion with former FTC leaders to discuss the findings of the report and the direction of the current commission.
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