FTC - Forbes Article

Article – FTC Looking to Tighten Guidelines on Advertising

Jonathan GilliamMay 24, 2022
Looking to update its existing set of endorsement guidelines for businesses, the FTC is proposing to increase its enforcement of fake reviews and other forms of misleading advertising according to this recent article from Forbes.
FTC - Washington Post Article

Article – U.S. Senate Inches Closer to Breaking Partisan Deadlocks in FTC & FCC

Jonathan GilliamMay 12, 2022
The U.S. Senate has moved ever closer to approving nominees to both the FTC and FCC which would break the current partisan deadlocks in both agencies. This is major news as these nominations could shift the regulatory direction of both commissions moving forward. Learn more in this article from the Washington Post.
FTC - Protecting America's Consumers - Warning Letter

Press Release – FTC Uses Penalty Offense Authority to Seek Largest-Ever Civil Penalty

Jonathan GilliamApril 11, 2022
Continuing its recent enforcement trend, the FTC took action against national retailers Kohls and Walmart for deceptive environmental claims by utilizing its Penalty Offense Authority. The commission has not only asked the court to order both retailers to stop making deceptive green claims but also pay the largest-ever civil penalty in this area.
FTC Remains Focused on Misleading COVID-19 Claims - Winston & Strawn article

Article – FTC Remains Focused on Misleading COVID-19 Claims

Jonathan GilliamMarch 24, 2022
As we move toward the end of the first quarter of 2022, the FTC is not waning in its enforcement when it comes to misleading COVID-19 claims. In this recent article from Winston & Strawn, the commission's focus in this area is noted and the need for direct sales companies to implement systems for identifying misleading claims is emphasized.
Momentum Factor Newsletter released for Q1 of 2022

Our Latest Momentum Factor Newsletter is Out Now!

Mike ForcucciMarch 15, 2022
The first 2022 edition of Momentum Factor's Social Selling Update Quarterly Newsletter is hitting inboxes today! Don't miss out on all of the professional news and insights for the direct selling executive.
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