Ari Rothman's nationwide practice focuses on all legal facets of Internet and mobile marketing, telemarketing, and payment processing. Ari represents advertisers, affiliate networks, lead generators, advertising agencies, payment processors, ISOs, and others in contract negotiations, compliance matters, federal and state government investigations before the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and state attorneys general, and private litigation. As a result of this experience, he offers a unique perspective when counseling clients and helping them find creative solutions to complex problems.

Last week a California appeals court invalidated a car dealer’s mandatory arbitration and class waiver clause, holding the sales contract’s arbitration clause unconscionable and therefore unenforceable to defeat a putative class action.  In Natalini v. Import Motors, Inc. , plaintiff sued under state consumer protection statutes alleging that a car and its tires that he

The California appellate court’s decision in Balsam v. Trancos requires marketers nationwide using commercial email advertisements to include in the from line of each email either a domain name that is registered to the sender which can be determined by performing a WHOIS look-up, or the name of the sender or marketer on whose behalf