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Spring 2021 Edition: Not a Symposium, but a Virtual Ad Law CLE Bonanza
In a recent series of webinars, members of Venable's advertising law practice, Reed Freeman, Len Gordon, and Shahin Rothermel, along with some leading industry figures, explored and addressed key issues of concern to companies in the advertising space.
FTC Holds Workshop on "Dark Patterns" and Seeks Public Comments
On April 29, 2021, the Federal Trade Commission held a virtual workshop, Bringing Dark Patterns to Light, which discussed the use of "dark patterns," how they impact consumers, and ways the FTC can combat these methods.
Disgorgement [Supremely] Denied: Supreme Court Unanimously Curtails the FTC's Authority in AMG Capital Management v. FTC
The United States Supreme Court issued a unanimous opinion in AMG Capital Management v. Federal Trade Commission, holding that Congress, by enacting Section 13(b) of the Federal Trade Commission Act, did not grant the Commission authority to obtain equitable monetary relief when it proceeds in federal district courts under that section.