In this issue:
- FTC says Agencies Responsible for Clients' Deceptive Ads
- Don't Let Product Claims Fly Solo with Other Products
- FTC Wants TV to Trim Deceptive Diet Ads
- Home is Not Where the Suit is
- Upcoming Events
- Excerpt from Home is Not Where the Suit is:
On January 14, 2014, the United States Supreme Court decided Daimler AG v. Bauman, which considered whether a corporation domiciled abroad can be subject to general personal jurisdiction in a U.S. court based on the activities of the foreign corporation's U.S. subsidiary. A defendant over which a court has general jurisdiction can be subject to suit in that court on any claim, even those claims that are unrelated to the defendant's activities in the forum state.
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Topics: Advertising, DaimlerChrysler, DaimlerChrysler v Bauman, Domicile, False Advertising, Foreign Corporations, Foreign Subsidiaries, FTC, Jurisdiction, SCOTUS, Weight-Loss Products
Published In: Antitrust & Trade Regulation Updates, Civil Procedure Updates, Communications & Media Updates, Consumer Protection Updates, International Trade Updates
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