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Richard B. Newman

Richard B. Newman is an Internet Lawyer at Hinch Newman LLP focusing on advertising law, Internet marketing compliance, regulatory defense and digital media matters. His practice involves conducting legal compliance reviews of advertising campaigns across all media channels, regularly representing clients in high-profile investigative proceedings and enforcement actions brought by the Federal Trade Commission and state attorneys general throughout the country, advertising and marketing litigation, advising on email and telemarketing best practice protocol implementation, counseling on eCommerce guidelines and promotional marketing programs, and negotiating and drafting legal agreements.

Lead Generator Faces Millions in Monetary Penalties for Allegedly Violating FTC’s Telemarketing Sales Rule

On September 1, 2023, an Illinois federal court ruled in the matter of Federal Trade Commission v. Day Pacer LLC, et al. (N.D. Ill....

eCommerce, Amazon and Investment Management Provider FTC Regulatory Compliance Considerations

The Federal Trade Commission and state attorneys general continue to aggressively investigate and prosecute those that advertise, market, distribute, promote and sell certain kinds...

U.S. Supreme Court Rules Federal District Courts Have Jurisdiction To Consider Structural Challenges To FTC And SEC

On April 14, 2023, the U.S. Supreme Court afforded defendants the ability to directly challenge the structural constitutionality and existence of the Federal Trade...

FTC Compliance and Defense Attorney Richard B. Newman Selected to Author Consumer Protection Section of Prestigious ALM FTC Law, Practice and Procedure Treatise

As a result of his demonstrated distinct subject matter expertise and track record of success in the fields of digital advertising compliance, investigations (CIDs)...

FTC’s BCP Issues Criminal Liaison Unit Report Outlining Wrongdoer Accountability Efforts

On January 30, 2023, the Criminal Liaison Unit of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection (BCP CLU) issued its 2022 Criminal Liaison...

FTC Explores Changes to Biz Opp Rule to Include Money-Making, Business Coaching and Mentoring, and eCommerce and Investment Opportunities

The Business Opportunity Rule ("Bizz Opp Rule") was first adopted in 2012.  It applies to commercial arrangements where a seller solicits a prospective buyer...

FCC Says Ringless Voicemail Requires Prior Consent

“Ringless voicemails” are messages left in a consumer’s mailbox without ringing their cell phone. The Telephone Consumer Protection Act protects consumers from unwanted robocalls.  The...

What Marketers Need to Know About FTC Endorsement Guide Penalty Offense Notices and CIDs

The FTC continues to issue Notices of Penalty Offenses concerning FTC Endorsement Guide violations  to digital advertisers and marketers, both alone and in conjunction...

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