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In June 2018, medical laboratory LabMD obtained the first-ever court decision overturning a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) cybersecurity enforcement action.
Mayer Brown
On February 26, 2019, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced the formation of the Technology Task Force, which will target any anticompetitive conduct in the technology sector.
Fenwick & West LLP
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit added its voice to the chorus of circuit courts of appeal that have held that alleged procedural violations of the FACTA, such as the inclusion of a credit card's...
Foley & Lardner
Experts warned in late 2018, that they expected to see new light vehicle sales in the U.S. dip for 2019. A year earlier, many predicted the same sort of decline for 2018 ...
Berman Fink Van Horn P.C.
The college admissions scam a/k/a "Operation Varsity Blues," has dominated U.S. headlines over the past week.
Mayer Brown
A catastrophic end to consumer protection to some, and a long overdue attempt to reconcile law with technology to others, former CFPB Acting Director Mick Mulvaney's parting gift stirred up the financial services industry.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
The need to clearly and conspicuously disclose material offer terms generally, and automatic renewal terms specifically, is illustrated plainly by this FTC lawsuit.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
A Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") investigation of Cure Encapsulations, Inc. and its owner, Naftula Jacobowitz (the "Defendants"), has ended in a settlement that awaits court approval.
Fenwick & West LLP
Venture financing trends, SEC enforcement actions, U.S. tax law changes and the IPO market dominated our readers' attention in 2018.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Friends of the Earth and the Center for Food Safety sued chicken manufacturer Sanderson Farms over advertising claims that its chicken is "100% natural."
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On September 19, 2017, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law AB 2632, which amends California's slack fill law, and provides manufacturers, retailers, and consumers with greater clarity regarding the requirements for packaging.
Berman Fink Van Horn P.C.
Most people are familiar with the Federal Trade Commission Act; however, few people are aware of the additional protections for consumers and legitimate business provided at the state level.
Littler Mendelson
It is well-established that restrictive covenants are prohibited by statute in California.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Last week, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida rejected a defendant's attempt to dismiss a proposed class action claiming Fair Debt Collection Practices Act ("FDCPA")...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
New products typically come with warranties. Those warranties also can include other provisions that affect the consumer's legal rights such as disclaimers of warranties and arbitration clauses.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Cadwalader attorneys described the implications to the structured finance industry of an enforcement action brought by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau against the National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts.
Arnold & Porter
On September 23, 2018, the governor of California signed into law an amended version of the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), which was originally enacted in late June 2018.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
The Attorneys General of fourteen states filed a lawsuit against jewelry store chain Harris Jewelry, alleging that the company engaged in false and deceptive acts and illegal lending in connection with the financing...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
In a report to Congress, the CFPB evaluated a 2013 rule requiring remittance transfer providers to make certain disclosures to consumers regarding costs, fees and other information prior to purchase.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
2018 Amendment to California's Auto-Renewal Law Adds New Requirements For Promotional Offers and Cancellation Mechanisms
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Mayer Brown
A catastrophic end to consumer protection to some, and a long overdue attempt to reconcile law with technology to others, former CFPB Acting Director Mick Mulvaney's parting gift stirred up the financial services industry.
Berman Fink Van Horn P.C.
The college admissions scam a/k/a "Operation Varsity Blues," has dominated U.S. headlines over the past week.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
A Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") investigation of Cure Encapsulations, Inc. and its owner, Naftula Jacobowitz (the "Defendants"), has ended in a settlement that awaits court approval.
Foley & Lardner
Experts warned in late 2018, that they expected to see new light vehicle sales in the U.S. dip for 2019. A year earlier, many predicted the same sort of decline for 2018 ...
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
The need to clearly and conspicuously disclose material offer terms generally, and automatic renewal terms specifically, is illustrated plainly by this FTC lawsuit.
Anderson Kill
As plaintiffs seek to enforce the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 with greater regularity, high dollar-value judgments and settlements have become commonplace.This article explores multiple evolving arguments for coverage for TCPA claims through the prism of three recent decisions.
Arnold & Porter
On September 23, 2018, the governor of California signed into law an amended version of the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), which was originally enacted in late June 2018.
Reed Smith
Last week in a hearing before the Senate Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights, AAG Makan Delrahim announced that the DOJ is pursuing criminal charges against competitors...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
2018 Amendment to California's Auto-Renewal Law Adds New Requirements For Promotional Offers and Cancellation Mechanisms
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Cadwalader attorneys described the implications to the structured finance industry of an enforcement action brought by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau against the National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts.
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