Despite a recent crackdown by the US Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission on a spate of mergers, the US government has now officially approved the incorporation of these two beer giants.
The legal complaint and settlement with Herbalife unveiled Friday by the Federal Trade Commission answers several questions about the Los Angeles-based nutritional supplement marketing company, but leaves the most important question wide open. The answered questions involve Herbalife’s business...
After months and months of mud raking and bravado in the financial press and no shortage of fear inducing presentations from the likes of Square Hedge Fund Manager Bill Ackman, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has settled with supplement company Herbalife. Since late 2012, Bill Ackman focused his cross hairs [...]
US watchdog puts out advisory for other smart home makers The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has decided not to move forward with an investigation into smart-home company Nest and its decision to end support for the Revolv hub.…
The Federal Trade Commission has finally closed its investigation into Herbalife—the nutritional-supplement company and multilevel-marketing business whose critics have accused it of being a pyramid scheme. That unsavory term is precisely...Show More Summary
…According to the New York Times: The Federal Trade Commission, in announcing the settlement with Herbalife on Friday, had strong words for the company that call into question some of its longstanding distribution practices. “This settlement will require Herbalife to
Bill Ackman is digging in. After the Federal Trade Commission on Friday reached a settlement with Herbalife — the multilevel marketing company — Ackman's hedge fund said the findings "constitute a pyramid scheme." The FTC specifically didn't call Herbalife a pyramid scheme. Show More Summary
Damn you, Federal Trade Commission! Damn you to hell.
Herbalife Ltd. has agreed to pay $200 million to consumers and change its business practices to settle a two-year federal investigation triggered by allegations by activist investor Bill Ackman. The Federal Trade Commission announced the settlement Friday, saying the Los Angeles company's compensation...
Bad news for Bill Ackman. The Federal Trade Commission on Friday reached an agreement with multilevel marketing firm Herbalife, that kept it from being labeled a pyramid scheme. Ackman, the founder of Pershing Square Capital Management,...Show More Summary
The Federal Trade Commission has not determined that Herbalife is a pyramid scheme or fraud like Bill Ackman had alleged for years, delivering a blow to the billionaire hedge fund manager.
The Federal Trade Commission has concluded that Herbalife is not a pyramid scheme. In a release on Friday, the FTC said Herbalife, a multilevel marketing firm that sells nutritional supplements, will restructure its operations and pay...Show More Summary
The Massachusetts Democratic senator is urging the Federal Trade Commission to look into the industry's business practices. Here's why.
It looks like Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment may not have been totally transparent when it came to promoting Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor, leading to a complaint from the Federal Trade Commission that could lead to stricter practices in the future.
A trio of Democratic U.S. senators wrote to the Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday morning to request a study of how Airbnb and similar companies are easing the conversion of residential dwellings into unregulated hotel rooms. The letter, signed by sens. Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES — PewDiePie bashed reporters Wednesday for singling him out in articles about the Federal Trade Commission and Warner Bros. "pay for play" settlement." In a video uploaded Wednesday — titled "THE PEWDIEPIE 'SCANDAL'!!" —Show More Summary
The Federal Trade Commission and Warner Bros. have reached a settlement following an FTC charge that the publisher failure to alert consumers that it paid numerous YouTube personalities to post positive impressions of gameplay of 2013's...Show More Summary
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the nation’s consumer protection agency, announced that it has reached a settlement with Warner Bros. Home Entertainment after the company was charged with paying influencers -- including YouTube’s...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Trade Commission says Warner Bros. has agreed to settle charges that it deceived consumers by not properly disclosing that it paid those with big followings on YouTube and social media to promote a video game. The government says Warner Bros. Show More Summary
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor publisher Warner Bros. has been rapped by the US Federal Trade Commission for deceiving customers with a paid-for YouTube promotion. Numerous YouTube "influencers" were paid thousands of dollars to generate positive promotional content featuring Shadow of Mordor. Show More Summary