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Siqueira Castro Advogados
Law n. 13.460, of June 26th 2017, sets forth basic rules for participation, protection and defense of the rights of the users of public services rendered direct or indirectly by the Public Government.
Klart Szabo Legal
Considering that promotions are subject to rigorous legal regulation, even carefully planned campaigns might entail heavy fines.
Mason Hayes & Curran
In a recent High Court case, Board of Management of Presentation College Athenry v Secretary General of the Department of Education and Skills and Others...
Wynn Williams Lawyers
Fujitsu is the first business to be convicted under the unsubstantiated representations provisions in the Fair Trading Act.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Rarely has the Court of Appeal been required to examine the meaning of "defect" within Section 3(1) of the Consumer Protection Act 1987 (the Act).
Baker & McKenzie
Citizens Advice, a UK charity, raised concerns over automatic increases in credit card limits for individuals already struggling with debt.
Troutman Sanders LLP
A federal judge in Utah has ruled that a debt collector may rely on the "bona fide error" defense to defeat a claim for violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
This morning at the CPSC's public hearing Commissioner Joe Mohorovic announced that he would be resigning from his position as a Commissioner, effective Friday, October 20th.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
DTSC seeks public input to evaluate whether certain product/chemical combinations will be targeted for future inclusion in the SCP Program.
Foley Hoag LLP
On September 22, 2017, the Department of Education ("DOE") issued new interim guidance for Title IX, formally withdrew prior guidance documents...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
A Florida court recently broke with other district courts in its circuit when it concluded that a plaintiff lacks standing to sue a defendant for mere technical violation of the FACTA unless the plaintiff has been harmed
Troutman Sanders LLP
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a press release earlier today alerting the media and other interested parties that it will announce a "major coordinated consumer fraud enforcement initiative"...
Foley & Lardner
The Arbitration Rule, which was issued in July 2017 but which will not go into effect until March 2018...
Carlton Fields
Plaintiff's putative class action alleged that defendant Mott's violated FDA regulations and California's Sherman Law and Unfair Competition Law when it labeled and sold its 100 percent apple juice...
Reed Smith
Roughly 227,000 consumers will receive an average of $43 each in an effort by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to send refunds to purchasers of dietary supplement products sold by Health Formulas LLC.
Carlton Fields
Plaintiff's putative class action alleged that defendant Mott's violated FDA regulations and California's Sherman Law and Unfair Competition Law when it labeled and sold its 100 percent apple juice with the label "No Sugar Added," which plaintiff claimed misled consumers into thinking the juice had fewer calories than its competitors.
Carlton Fields
Underwriters that rely on popular credit-scoring models like FICO and VantageScore to assess risk may have noticed that some consumer credit scores jumped recently.
Holland & Knight
The U.S. Department of Education rescinded two major Office for Civil Rights guidance documents interpreting the application of Title IX to reports of sexual misconduct.
Carlton Fields
The district court initially granted in part and denied in part defendant's motion to dismiss.
Carlton Fields
Further, there is a rebuttable presumption that an advertisement is generally insufficient to establish such a relationship.
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