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Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
On September 5, 2018, the United States District Court for Colorado granted a motion permitting All Web Leads, Inc. to intervene in a TCPA class action lawsuit filed by Plaintiff Jennifer Turner against Defendant Efinancial, LLC.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
On September 11, 2018, Chad Fernandez ("Plaintiff") "hit" Tampa Bay Rays Baseball Ltd. ("Tampa Bay Rays") with a putative Telephone Consumer Protection Act class action lawsuit in Florida federal court.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The Virginia Consumer Protection Act (VCPA), Virginia Code § 59.1-196 et seq., represents the Virginia General Assembly's effort to enact a sweeping and potent remedial tool to protect consumers ...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
In a recent decision, the California Court of Appeal reaffirmed and clarified how the "reasonable consumer" standard must be applied at the pleadings stage to mislabeling claims
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The New York State Department of Financial Services ("DFS") has promulgated stricter regulations for consumer credit reporting agencies ("CCRAs") compiling information on New York consumers.
Mayer Brown
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection ("BCFP" or the "Bureau") wants your input on its proposed changes to the Trial Disclosure Programs Policy ("TDP Policy").
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") proposed amendments to its 2012 "Encourage Trial Disclosure Programs" policy (the "Policy").
Bowditch & Dewey
A pending case against Skidmore College, Jane Doe v. Skidmore College, could establish new law regarding a school's interest in developing independent adults and regarding whether the Americans with Disabilities Act's ...
Fisher Phillips LLP
With the seemingly ever-increasing propensity for America's youth to resort to violence to resolve conflict—real or imagined—school administrators are collectively searching for guidance in preventing violence before it occurs.
Mayer Brown
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (the "Bureau") has struck out again in trying to enforce a Civil Investigative Demand ("CID") ...
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
On August 29, 2018, despite industry criticism, the California state legislature passed AB 2998, which will require that levels of chemical flame retardants in covered products be below 1,000 parts per million.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Consumer lawsuits under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA") have surged following a 2015 declaratory order from the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") ...
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
On May 24, 2018, President Trump signed into law the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act (the Act), which was passed by Congress on May 22, 2018.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
This past week, several consumer actions made headlines that affect the retail industry.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
July served as another quiet month in the world of recalls. With only 11 recalls issued, July has had the fewest recalls for any month in over a year.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Relying on black letter contract law, two federal courts within the 11th Circuit recently held that Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) plaintiffs cannot unilaterally revoke their consents to be contacted where such consents were obtained as a part of a bargained-for contract.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
This month marks the 10th anniversary of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act ("CPSIA"), which was signed into law on August 14, 2008.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Many recent college graduates find it difficult to make contributions to their employer's 401(k) plan as they have significant student loan repayments which take precedence in their budget.
Mayer Brown
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (the Bureau) issued an interpretive rule on August 31, 2018, explaining how depository institutions that originate fewer than 500 open- or closed-end home
Troutman Sanders LLP
If a consumer signs a contract with a creditor in which the consumer consents to be called, can he or she later revoke that consent if they simply change their mind?
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We are pleased to present the latest edition of our Monthly TCPA Digest, providing insights and news related to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
The FTC traditionally relied on the second proviso of Section 13(b) for access to the federal courts.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
The autonomous motor vehicle industry is growing exponentially. Various automobile manufacturers, including Audi, Ford, Volkswagen, GM, BMW, Toyota, Tesla, and Nissan, have announced that they plan to sell fully autonomous motor vehicles by 2021.
Foley Hoag LLP
As noted in the FTC alert below from Lisa Weintraub Schifferle, an attorney with the FTC's Division of Consumer & Business Education, thanks to a new federal law ...
Arnold & Porter
Several years before I left the US Senate, my colleagues and I passed the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008, which was signed into law by President Barack Obama.
Mayer Brown
On July 26, 2018, the Federal Reserve Board ("FRB") announced the launch of a new publication called the Consumer Compliance Supervision Bulletin.
Reed Smith
Today's case has a little bit of everything – choice of law, statutory compliance, alternative design, warnings causation.
BakerHostetler
In the third iteration of his class action lawsuit against Webloyalty, originally filed in the Southern District of California in 2012, Kevin Park outlined a scheme that he and millions...
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
The issue of whether a predictive dialer constitutes an automatic telephone dialing system ("ATDS") under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA") has been a critical litigation...
Arnold & Porter
We previously reported on the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC's or the Commission's) efforts, commenced in 2012, to buff up its Guides for the Jewelry, Precious Metals ...
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