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rachel hirsch

  It has been a tough few years for the trial/continuity space, with regulatory scrutiny at an all-time high after several high-profile enforcement actions by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). A trial/continuity offer, or a “negative option offer,” is one where a consumer agrees to an introductory “free trial period,” after which (assuming the consumer […]

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Clients often ask their lawyers: What does it take to get into trouble with a government regulator like the FTC (Federal Trade Commission)? The response generally involves advice geared toward making compliance a priority for the client’s business. But often times, clients forget that it is not only how they conduct themselves in business that […]

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In September, the payment processing industry took a massive, unexpected hit when the U.S. government designated PacNet, a large Canadian payment processor, on the U.S. Treasury’s Office of Foreign Asset Control’s (OFAC) list of transactional criminal organizations (TCO) for its role in processing for direct mailer merchants alleged to have defrauded their customers. The OFAC […]

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In today’s hyper-connected world, email plays a more prevalent role than ever in our day-to-day lives. With today’s mobile technology, most people are never far from their email inbox, which is why email remains one of the easiest and most efficient ways to market to potential customers. In 2003, Congress enacted the CAN-SPAM Act (the […]

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It today’s digital age, communicating with your customers has become easier than ever. Yet, with all the ease that comes with today’s technology, is your message really coming across to customers, and more importantly, do your customers understand that message? Whether your website is one-way information only, allows user-generated content, or sells goods or services […]

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