Ad Law Access

Updates on advertising law and privacy law trends, issues, and developments

CFPB Issues Interpretive Rule for Paycheck Advance or “Earned Wage Access” Products

Late last week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released a proposed interpretive rule asserting that paycheck advance or earned wage access (EWA) products are considered consumer loans and therefore…

Class Action Alleges Lululemon Engages in Greenwashing

Last week, a Florida consumer filed a putative class action against Lululemon, alleging that the company’s “Be Planet” campaign “goes too far by creating the general, express, and implied impression in consumers’…

Court Sides with Tea Drinkers in Made in USA Dispute

In 2020, plaintiffs filed a class action complaint in California federal court against Bigelow Tea, alleging that the company falsely represents that its teas are made in the United States, when the teas are actually…

Court Considers Vodka Influencers’ Posts

Two men – we’ll call them Mario and Alin – purchased Blue Ice Vodka based, in part, on social media posts in which various influencers suggested that the vodka was a “healthy product” that can help with personal…

FTC Sends Warning Letters Over Warranty Practices

The FTC is focused on ensuring that consumers have options when it comes to repairing products. Two years ago, we summarized an FTC workshop, report, Policy Statement, and three settlements on this issue. Last week,…