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Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
Presidential Authority to Unilaterally Increase Tariffs on Mexican Imports
Troutman Sanders LLP
On June 2, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi announced a settlement with a Jacksonville car dealership, its financing arm, and its president related to allegations that the dealership engaged in...
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
The concept of "fake news" has garnered substantial attention in recent years, evolving from its satirical literary origins into a passionately criticized Internet phenomenon.
Reed Smith
CarSure, LLC, a Texas-based aftermarket automotive warranty seller, faces a lawsuit brought by a group of Wisconsin car owners who claim that the company violated the Driver's Privacy Protection Act ("DPPA") by purchasing the motor vehicle records of Wisconsin car owners from third-party data suppliers.
Reed Smith
Last week a class action lawsuit was filed against Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. The plaintiffs asserted that Vitamin Shoppe misled consumers and made scientifically inaccurate claims with regard to its garcinia cambogia weight loss supplement in violation of California's unfair competition law, false advertising law, and the Consumer Legal Remedies Act.
Womble Carlyle
Organizations that do business in Canada should be aware of key changes coming to Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation ("CASL").
Davis & Gilbert
Nearly three years after the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) first charged that Amazon had unlawfully billed parents for millions of dollars in children's unauthorized in-app charges...
Frost Brown Todd
The CFPB has also issued a helpful Prepaid Account Coverage Chart, consisting of a flow chart to help analyze whether the Prepaid Rules apply to a particular product.
Carlton Fields
The SEC recently approved an amendment to FINRA Rule 4512 that requires FINRA members to make reasonable efforts to obtain, from each customer for whom they maintain an account, specified information about a "trusted contact person."
BakerHostetler
The amendments were also necessary to resolve the current rule and timing differences between Regulation B (Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA)) and Regulation C (Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA)).
Holland & Knight
Litigation involving claims of unfair or deceptive business practices under Chapter 93A of the Massachusetts General Laws is constantly evolving, and these claims remain a favourite for the plaintiffs' bar...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On March 22, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced that his office reached a $540,000 settlement with Freedom Stores, a Norfolk, Virginia-based retailer that sold furniture and electronics...
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
On March 9, 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) held a public meeting to seek stakeholder input on its plan to update the regulatory standards for using "healthy" as an implied nutrient content claim in human food labeling.
McDermott Will & Emery
Last week, the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission ("TABC") circulated a draft amendment of Texas' name and address labeling regulation for "malt beverages" (beer).
Orrick
Judge Jed S. Rakoff (S.D.N.Y.) recently made headlines after urging lawyers to draft and advocate for a more straightforward insider trading statute to replace judicially-created insider trading law.
Mayer Brown
The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed two bills that would reform the standards for bringing federal class actions and raise the bar for keeping lawsuits in state courts.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Where the plaintiff either resorts to naked conclusions, or its factual allegations are too incomplete to be plausible, the complaint must be dismissed, as the court in the Citizens for Humanity case...
Carlton Fields
A Preview of the Latest Class Action Litigation Trends from the Just-Released 2017 Class Action Survey
Orrick
On February 10, the Senate confirmed Representative Tom Price (R-GA) as Secretary of Health and Human Services...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On February 13, the Federal Trade Commission sent a letter to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau director Richard Cordray summarizing its 2016 debt collection activities for inclusion...
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Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
The concept of "fake news" has garnered substantial attention in recent years, evolving from its satirical literary origins into a passionately criticized Internet phenomenon.
Womble Carlyle
Organizations that do business in Canada should be aware of key changes coming to Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation ("CASL").
Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
Presidential Authority to Unilaterally Increase Tariffs on Mexican Imports
Reed Smith
CarSure, LLC, a Texas-based aftermarket automotive warranty seller, faces a lawsuit brought by a group of Wisconsin car owners who claim that the company violated the Driver's Privacy Protection Act ("DPPA") by purchasing the motor vehicle records of Wisconsin car owners from third-party data suppliers.
Reed Smith
Last week a class action lawsuit was filed against Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. The plaintiffs asserted that Vitamin Shoppe misled consumers and made scientifically inaccurate claims with regard to its garcinia cambogia weight loss supplement in violation of California's unfair competition law, false advertising law, and the Consumer Legal Remedies Act.
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
According to the Breach Level Index, the total number of data records lost or stolen in just the first half of 2016 was 554,454,942, stemming from 974 breach incidents.
Reed Smith
Continuing its focus on "Made in the USA" claims, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC" or "Commission"), on February 1, applied its standard for those claims to "Built in the USA" claims by entering into a settlement with water filtration company, iSpring Water Systems, LLC ("iSpring").
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
We thought our readers might be interested in a recent Untitled Letter that FDA sent to Zydus Discovery DMCC, the US agent/subsidiary of Indian pharmaceutical company Zydus Cadila, . . .
Davis & Gilbert
Nearly three years after the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) first charged that Amazon had unlawfully billed parents for millions of dollars in children's unauthorized in-app charges...
Orrick
On February 10, the Senate confirmed Representative Tom Price (R-GA) as Secretary of Health and Human Services...
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