Federal Trade Commission November 4, 2021 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Enforcement Policy Statement Regarding Negative Option Marketing
Document Number: 2021-24094
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-04
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Trade Commission (``FTC'' or ``Commission'') has issued a policy statement to provide guidance regarding its enforcement of various statutes and FTC regulations addressing negative option marketing and operating. This Statement is intended to assist the business community and practitioners by providing specific guidance on the Commission's interpretation of existing law as it applies to negative option practices. This Statement may also assist the courts in developing an appropriate framework for interpreting and applying the various statutes and regulations addressing negative option marketing discussed herein.