Red Flags Rule

FTC Extends Red Flags Rule Enforcement Deadline

According to a recent press release, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is further delaying enforcement of the Red Flags Rule through December 31, 2010 “while Congress considers legislation that would affect the scope of entities covered by the Rule.” The Red Flags...

Red Flags Rule Enforcement Delayed

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has once again delayed enforcement of the Red Flags Rule, this time until June 1, 2010.  This latest enforcement delay comes at the request of the U.S. Congress. The Red Flags Rule is a federal law targeting identity theft by...

The Red Flags Rule Begins on August 1, 2009

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will begin its enforcement of the “Red Flags Rule” on August 1, 2009. The Red Flags Rule requires businesses and organizations considered “creditors” under the law to develop, implement and administer a written program to safeguard...

The Red Flags Rule for Health Care Providers

On August 1, 2009, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will begin its enforcement of a new federal law known as the “Red Flags” Rule.  The Red Flags Rule mandates that certain businesses and organizations develop, implement and administer a written program to safeguard...