A pending California bill would amend the California Automatic Renewal Law on automated subscription renewal. The bill passed the full Assembly yesterday by a vote of 72-1 and is on its way to the CA Senate.
I would like to bring to your attention a bill pending in California regarding automatically renewing offers which has already passed unanimously in committee and is on its way to a to full house chamber vote. California already requires full disclosure of the offer terms and an explanation of the full price that a consumer …
VISA has announced an Emergency COVID-related Operational Business update and this announcement delays VISA’s enhanced descriptor requirement until April 2021 with proactive compliance enforcement put on hold for the time being. All other aspects of the policy including clear T&Cs upon enrollment, reminder notification, and online cancellation remain in effect as of April 18, 2020. Lisa B. Dubrow, Esq. explains.
The FTC knows that third-party review sites and the opinions of other customers carry a great deal of persuasive weight. But watch out: the FTC has filed yet another enforcement action reminding sellers that ratings which are the product of buying and selling between the “independent” review site and companies willing to pay for better play, or from employees acting on instructions to stuff the ballot box with five-star ratings are not objective and violate
On October 19, 2019 VISA published an updated version of its Product and Service Rules that will impact the acceptance, disclosure and notice obligations of merchants conducting free trial offers and introductory offers that convert to paid programs for both digital and physical goods and services. These changes go into effect on April 18, 2020. Here are the changes recurring merchants. need to understand.
The FTC is seeking consumer input on subscription and recurring free-trial offers requiring credit cards that automatically get charged at the end of the trial. Lisa B. Dubrow, Esq. explains.
In a cautionary lesson for subscription businesses leveraging influencers, an advertising campaign on Instagram came to the attention of the Better Business Bureau (BBB) who found that Alo Yoga failed to disclose the material connection between the company and its influencers in violation of the FTC Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising (FTC Guides).