Andrew Lustigman Quoted in Law360 Regarding FTC’s Lord & Taylor Settlement

In the article, “FTC's Lord & Taylor Action Shows Perils Of New Ad Strategies,” published in Law360 on March 15, 2016, Lord & Taylor reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission over charges that the retailer didn’t make clear that it paid for an article in a fashion magazine promoting its clothing collection. Lord & Taylor was also accused of not properly disclosing that it compensated social media influencers as part of a marketing campaign. The settlement prohibits Lord & Taylor from misrepresenting that its paid commercial advertising is from an independent or objective source and prohibits the retailer from misrepresenting that an endorser is an independent consumer.  “The proposed Lord & Taylor order includes key disclosures that must be included in such posts and requires the retailer to implement a system to monitor and review the representations of its influencers, steps that other similarly situated businesses would be wise to implement,” Lustigman said.  The action is consistent with the FTC’s enforcement guidance in this evolving area.


Nathaniel I. Jenkins
Thank you for the really useful post! Agreed, cyber security is essential for modern enterprises like traditional security is. What is interesting is that data loss may cost more than for instance all the office equipment. That is why companies are ready to pay for quality virtual data room service like ideals virtual data room in order to keep their data safe.

Add a comment

Type the following characters: six, niner, niner, niner

* Indicates a required field.


Recent Posts



Jump to Page

Necessary Cookies

Necessary cookies enable core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility. You may disable these by changing your browser settings, but this may affect how the website functions.

Analytical Cookies

Analytical cookies help us improve our website by collecting and reporting information on its usage. We access and process information from these cookies at an aggregate level.