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BakerHostetler
Effective January 1, 2018, Oregon will join Pennsylvania and Nebraska in expanding its definition of deceptive trade practices to explicitly include a material misstatement regarding the use of personal information
McDermott Will & Emery
As part of this effort, TTB transitioned 11 of its existing investigators to new roles focusing exclusively on trade practice enforcement.
Bowditch & Dewey
Last Summer, a Florida brewery made national headlines by announcing an innovation: biodegradable six-pack rings.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Recent civil actions this month brought by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) against two companies that allowed their certification under the U.S.-E.U.
Reed Smith
Popular indoor cycling company SoulCycle Inc. recently settled a nationwide putative class action in an agreement valued between $6.9 million and $9.2 million.
McDermott Will & Emery
Direct-to-consumer (DTC) sales of alcohol beverages have been a hot topic in the alcohol industry for the last two decades.
Farella Braun & Martel
A number of companies have been sued by the FTC in recent years, alleging, for example, that the company made claims regarding the product or service without adequate substantiation.
Carlton Fields
Recent rulings suggest insurers face increased risk of suits predicating breach of contract and state unfair trade practices claims on alleged violation of state insurance laws...
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...
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Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Recent civil actions this month brought by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) against two companies that allowed their certification under the U.S.-E.U.
McDermott Will & Emery
Direct-to-consumer (DTC) sales of alcohol beverages have been a hot topic in the alcohol industry for the last two decades.
Bowditch & Dewey
Last Summer, a Florida brewery made national headlines by announcing an innovation: biodegradable six-pack rings.
Reed Smith
Popular indoor cycling company SoulCycle Inc. recently settled a nationwide putative class action in an agreement valued between $6.9 million and $9.2 million.
McDermott Will & Emery
As part of this effort, TTB transitioned 11 of its existing investigators to new roles focusing exclusively on trade practice enforcement.
BakerHostetler
Effective January 1, 2018, Oregon will join Pennsylvania and Nebraska in expanding its definition of deceptive trade practices to explicitly include a material misstatement regarding the use of personal information
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.
Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
Presidential Authority to Unilaterally Increase Tariffs on Mexican Imports
Farella Braun & Martel
A number of companies have been sued by the FTC in recent years, alleging, for example, that the company made claims regarding the product or service without adequate substantiation.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
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