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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.
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FTC Sues Facebook for Social Network Monopolization

The Federal Trade Commission has announced that it has sued Facebook, alleging that the company is illegally maintaining its personal social networking...

Is That Non-Circumvent Provision in Your Marketing Agreement Really Enforceable?

In California,  it depends. California is notorious in the non-compete world for its virtual prohibition and scrutiny of individual non-compete and other types...

Noteworthy Consent-Based TCPA Win for Lead Generators

Volkswagen launched a marketing campaign.  It paid dealerships nationwide to retain a third party to place service reminder calls to their customers. ...

FTC Enforcement Update: SCOTUS to Decide Agency’s Monetary Restitution Authority

The Supreme Court has started its new term.  FTC defense practitioners are watching closely as the Court is considering issues that may...

Lead Generation Platform Developer TCPA Liability Considerations

As previously blogged about here, software developers that are engaged to design lead generation management platforms for third-party use in conjunction with...

FTC Alleges App Developer Violated COPPA by Allowing Ad Networks to Collect PI of Child-Directed Users

The Federal Trade Commission has announced that a developer of apps that are popular with children has agreed to pay $150,000 and...

Payment Processor and Executive to Pay Millions to Settle FTC Allegations of Assisting in Fraudulent Schemes and Credit Card Laundering

According to the Federal Trade Commission, one of the world’s leading payment processing companies and its former executive will pay more than...

FTC Sends More Letters Warning Marketers to Stop Making Unsupported COVID-19 Prevention Claims

The Federal Trade Commission announced it has sent 45 warning letters to marketers about  unsubstantiated claims that their products and therapies can...

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