ACA Seeks Clarity from FTC on Scope of Proposed Data Security Rule

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On the heels of advocacy impacting the FTC’s compliance deadline for components of its Safeguards Rule, ACA filed comments with the commission on its data security proposed rule, saying the proposal overlaps and conflicts with Congress’ plans. 11/21/2022 2:45 P.M. 4 minute read ACA International submitted this month on the Federal Trade Commission’s Advance Notice […]

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Dark Patterns: What You Need to Know

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The FTC’s $100 million action against Vonage earlier this month highlights regulators’ increased focus on deceptive online practices. 11/17/2022 2:30 P.M. 7 minute read State and federal regulators have been increasingly focused on exposing companies’ use of “dark patterns:” deceptive online practices and other hurdles that make it difficult for consumers to stop recurring charges […]

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FTC Extends Safeguards Rule Compliance Deadline for Six Months


ACA advocated for the extension, which will allow covered financial institutions until June 9, 2023, to develop written risk assessments and training plans, among other requirements. 11/15/2022 1:30 P.M. 2.5 minute read After advocacy by ACA International and support of other groups’ comments, the Federal Trade Commission announced today it is extending the deadline for […]

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House Committee on Small Business GOP Advances Oversight on Regulatory Burden for Small Businesses

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Committee leaders requested updates from several regulators, including the CFPB and FTC, on their implementation of laws to reduce the regulatory burden for small businesses. 11/08/2022 11:00 A.M. 4.5 minute read Leaders in the U.S. House of Representative’s Committee on Small Business are seeking answers on the regulatory burden for small businesses from the Consumer […]

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FTC Moves to Publish ANPR on Fees



The vote at a FTC meeting last week will initiate a rulemaking on “junk fees” and comments on their impact on consumers. 10/23/2022 1:30 P.M. 3 minute read The Federal Trade Commission at its meeting Thursday voted to publish an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) on “junk fees.” FTC Chair Lina Khan and Commissioners […]

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FTC Releases Scam Alert on Student Loan Debt Relief Application


The alert serves as an example of why the distinction between bad actors and legitimate companies helping with the debt relief program is important—much like when scams target the legitimate debt collection industry and harm consumers and creditors. 10/19/2022 10:00 A.M. 4 minute read The Federal Trade Commission has issued a consumer alert on potential […]

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