Month: July 2018

Jul 22 2018

Authoritative News Source for Telecom Regulation Quotes Richard Newman on New Director of FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection

The “bible of the telecom industry” – as stated by the Washington Post – and the recipient of first-place journalism awards recently solicited the opinion of FTC defense lawyer Richard B. Newman about the new Director of the agency’s Bureau of Consumer Protection. There has been no shortage of recent press discussing Mr. Smith’s vast legal…

Jul 5 2018

Privacy Law Bulletin Publishes Article on U.S. Privacy Law Landscape by Richard B. Newman

The Lexis Nexis Privacy Law Bulletin recently published an article authored by Richard B. Newman. The article, “Is the Repeal of U.S. Privacy Regulations a Victory for Digital Advertising?” addresses recent privacy and data security-related legislative changes and emerging trends that impact big data, digital marketing and U.S. consumers. The article also discusses recent state legislative…

Jul 5 2018

Richard B. Newman Presents CLE Webinar on the Internet Marketing Law Regulatory Landscape

FTC advertising compliance and defense lawyer Richard B. Newman presented a live webinar entitled Advertising and Marketing Law: The Regulatory Landscape & Commonly Encountered IP Issues for Lawline, an online CLE platform, on June 25, 2018.  Topics that Mr. Newman explored included an examination of claim substantiation, Federal Trade Commission Endorsement Guides, social media marketing, clear and conspicuous disclosures,…

Jul 4 2018

New York Attorney Announces Conviction of Tech Firm and Former CEO for Securities Fraud

New York Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood recently announced the conviction and sentencing of Freevi Corp. (d/b/a Sungame Corp.) and its former Chief Executive Officer, both having pleaded guilty to grand larceny and securities fraud in connection with a scheme to steal millions from investors by soliciting investments in computer tablets. Both were sentenced to…