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Sep 01, 2015

Federal Judge Dismisses False Advertising Class Action Against Makers of Jim Beam

A California federal judge just dismissed a proposed class action which alleged that the makers of Jim Beam falsely advertise its bourbon as “handcrafted.” In ruling that a reasonable consumer would not be deceived and believe that bourbon is literally created by hand instead of machine, U.S. District Judge Larry Alan Burns held that California state law claims failed because [...]

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Aug 31, 2015

DBA International Updates Code of Ethics Governing Professional Conduct of Members

DBA International has announced a major update to its Code of Ethics governing the professional conduct and behavior expected of its members and their employees/agents. Adopted at the August 13 Board Meeting, this comprehensive update adds clarity to the industry’s rigorous ethical standards while integrating the consumer protections contained in DBA International’s Receivable Management Certification Program. Through its Code of [...]

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