FTC's Active Enforcement Plan Hits Shutdown Roadblock

Law360, New York (October 1, 2013, 12:07 AM EDT) -- A Federal Trade Commission director on Monday previewed the agency's aggressive plans to address hot-button issues such as unsubstantiated advertising claims and the security of data stored on mobile devices, but experts say the government shutdown will subvert the resource-strapped agency's ambitious agenda.

During a keynote address at the National Advertising Division's annual conference, recently appointed Bureau of Consumer Protection Director Jessica Rich touted the past year as one of the most active for the commission in recent memory, and vowed that the coming year would...
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