Advertising News & Analysis - November 8, 2012

In this issue:

- FTC Disconnects “Cardholder Services” Calls

- Weight-Loss Claims May Slim Marketers’ Wallets

- Fashion Litigation Yields Brand Protection Tips

- CFPB Sets Sights on the Credit Counseling Market

- Upcoming Events

- An excerpt from "Weight-Loss Claims May Slim Marketers’ Wallets"

Recent FTC consent orders have called for differing levels of substantiation to support weight-loss claims, write Venable partners Jeffrey D. Knowles and Gary D. Hailey in the November edition of the DRMA Voice. According to Knowles and Hailey, there is not a one-size fits-all answer for weight-loss claim substantiation and the consequences of not substantiating these types of claims sufficiently can be severe.

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Published In: Antitrust & Trade Regulation Updates, General Business Updates, Communications & Media Updates, Consumer Protection Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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