federal trade commission

David Vladeck, the Director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection at the Federal Trade Commission, spoke at a program entitled “Applying Long-Standing FTC Standards to New Technology” held this past Friday at the American Bar Association Annual Meeting in Chicago.

The moderator of the program was Joel Winston, the former Associate Director of the FTC’s

On May 3, the Federal Trade Commission issued an advisory opinion interpretating its Holder Rule (officially titled the Trade Regulation Rule Concerning Preservation of Consumers’ Claims and Defenses). The Holder Rule provides protection for consumers who obtain credit from a seller or seller-arranged credit to finance the purchase of goods or services.

The rule allows