FTC Again Delays Enforcement Of Red Flags Rule

Law360, New York (May 28, 2010, 4:40 PM EDT) -- Amid legal challenges from the American Bar Association and the American Medical Association, the Federal Trade Commission has decided to delay enforcement of its Red Flags Rule requiring lawyers and doctors to implement written identity theft prevention programs.

The FTC said in a statement Friday that it decided to delay enforcement of the rule, which was due to begin June 1, at the request of several members of Congress, where legislation to limit the scope of the rules is pending.

The ABA sued the FTC last...
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