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Dave & Buster's FTC Consent Agreement Regarding Information Security Practices
Posted on 19 Apr 2010 by J. (Jay) T. Westermeier

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... Read More

Federal Agencies Announce Revised Horizontal Merger Guidelines
Posted on 11 May 2010 by James M. Wilson, Jr.

On April 20, 2010, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") and the Department of Justice ("DOJ") (collectively the "Agencies") released a proposed updated version of the Horizontal Merger Guidelines ("Guidelines")... Read More

Third Circuit: FTC May Pursue Data Breach Enforcement Action Against Wyndham Worldwide
Posted on 27 Aug 2015 by Kevin M. LaCroix

On August 24, 2015, in a ruling that was much-anticipated because of its potential implications for the regulatory liability exposures of companies that have been hit with data breaches, the Third Circuit affirmed the authority of the Federal Trade Commission... Read More

Demonstrating Potential Reach of its Section 5 Authority, FTC Announces Settlement Concerning Alleged Invitation to Collude With Competitor
Posted on 15 Jun 2010 by Scott Martin

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... Read More