Dave & Buster's FTC Consent Agreement Regarding Information Security Practices

In the Matter of Dave & Buster's, Inc., FTC File No. 082 3153 (March 25, 2010), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has accepted a consent agreement from Dave & Buster's, Inc. relating to alleged inadequate information security practices. The FTC's case helps to set the minimum legal...

Demonstrating Potential Reach of its Section 5 Authority, FTC Announces Settlement Concerning Alleged Invitation to Collude With Competitor

On June 9, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced its approval, by a 5-0 vote, of the settlement of a complaint against U-Haul International, Inc. (and its parent company AMERCO) alleging that U-Haul attempted to collude with its competitor Budget to fix truck rental prices. (The FTC did not name...

FTC Releases Proposed Revisions to the Horizontal Merger Guidelines

On April 20, 2010, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released for public comment proposed revisions to the Joint FTC/DOJ Horizontal Merger Guidelines (Guidelines). The revisions are the product of a series of public workshops held over six months involving leading antitrust practitioners, enforcers...

Cadwalader Friends & Clients Alert: Commodity Markets’ Enforcement Landscape to Shift With Federal Trade Commission's Launch of First Crude Oil Investigation Under 2007 Law

Yesterday, Senator Jay Rockefeller announced that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has agreed to start an investigation into oil and gasoline markets and the impact on retail prices. In a letter to Senator Rockefeller announcing the investigation, the FTC indicated that it was attempting to determine...

FTC Issues New Guidance for Advertising and Marketing in the Online and Mobile World

by Scott W. Pink On March 12, 2013, the Federal Trade Commission issued its long-awaited update to its 2000 guidance on disclosures in online marketing and advertising. The guidance, entitled . com Disclosures: How to Make Effective Disclosures in Digital Advertising , not only reaffirms many...