Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") Investigations
The experienced attorneys of the Byrne Law Group can be an invaluable asset if the Federal Trade Commission (commonly known as the "FTC") is investigating your company. Attorneys at the Byrne Law Group have experience being involved in FTC investigations. If the FTC has filed a complaint against your company or is investigating your company, due to alleged Internet-related wrongdoing, you need competent and experienced representation.
The FTC is an independent, civil law enforcement agency, and FTC enforcement actions can result in asset freezes, the appointment of a receiver, and court-ordered restitution to consumers. The FTC derives these broad powers from the FTC Act, particularly at sections 43 and 45(a)(1), and the agency is authorized to act in a wide variety of consumer protection matters.
Whether the FTC is inquiring about privacy matters, spam email or deceptive advertising, the Byrne Law Group's experience and knowledge in the realm of Internet-related legal compliance can be greatly beneficial to your company. We recommend to all clients the implementation of thorough preventative measures, so they can avoid receiving FTC attention in the first place. Additionally, because many of the FTC's enforcement actions relate to "unfair" or "deceptive" advertising, we can help you build an FTC-compliant marketing program, to eliminate problems before they even arise.
Common areas where we provide counseling and advice are: unlawful uses of the word "free" in email and other web marketing, privacy policies, COPPA (the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act), COPA (the Child Online Protection Act), the CAN-SPAM Act, and promises of credit repair and devices to improve health.
FTC investigations are very serious, very intensive and very time consuming. It is important to ensure your company is represented by attorneys experienced in FTC investigations. Speak to the team at the Byrne Law Group today about your FTC matter by calling 813-413-6565. We can provide an excellent and cost effective alternative to "big law firm" representation. As a small boutique firm, we can develop a custom fee arrangement that makes sense for you.