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Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
This doctrine is an important defense available to prescription drug manufacturers to establish they have met their duty to warn.
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
The EU Consumer Rights Directive (the Directive) came into force in 2011 and was implemented in the UK by the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellations and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013.
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.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
In late April, the California state legislature's Privacy and Consumer Protection Committee held hearings on nine bills that seek to refine the California Consumer Privacy Act
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In a surprise move a day before a scheduled "town hall" on debt collection, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released its long-awaited proposed debt collection rule.
Cooley LLP
This will be welcome news to the many businesses concerned about the specter of private litigants enforcing the CCPA's numerous and often vague privacy requirements.
Mayer Brown
On April 29, 2019, Acting Superintendent of the New York Department of Financial Services Linda A. Lacewell announced the appointment of Kathrine A. Lemire to serve as Executive Deputy Superintendent...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The CFPB requested comment on a proposal to increase the reporting data threshold for closed-end mortgage loans and open-end lines of credit under the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act ("HMDA") rules.
BakerHostetler
After passing the Senate nearly unanimously, the Washington Privacy Act (SB 5376) has stalled in the House of Representatives.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
We will continue to track the status of any proposed amendments to the CCPA.
Reed Smith
Material privacy and data security risks are set to rise again with the coming implementation of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) in January 2020.
Mayer Brown
Just two months after financial institutions submitted their so-called "new" data as required under the HMDA, the CFPB is considering whether to eliminate or revise the requirement to collect and report those...
BakerHostetler
Multilevel marketing company ViSalus sells a variety of drinks, snacks, meals and supplements that are bundled into "kits" that the company claims promote health,
Arnold & Porter
The FTC recently announced three administrative enforcement actions under the Consumer Review Fairness Act ("CRFA"), the agency's first actions alleging solely CRFA violations.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
As 2019 goes into full swing, it's important for providers of payment processing services and their merchants or submerchants to prepare for the various regulatory and industry changes coming this year.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
Back in 2017, Washington's Attorney General sued TVI, Inc., the for-profit company that owns Value Village, the country's largest for-profit thrift store chain.
Orrick
In the wake of the passage of the EU's General Data Protection Rule (GDPR) and the CCPA, state policymakers throughout the U.S. are focusing their attention on consumer privacy in the digital age.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In prior posts, we've commented on the California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA"), likening it, and its Texas ‘flavored' variant(s), to ‘elephants in the room'.
Hogan Lovells
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is not the only consumer watchdog keeping a close eye on the financial sector and certainly not the only agency focused on FinTech.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
The United States has a federal system of government. Accordingly, regulation of M&A activity falls within the dual jurisdiction of the federal government ...
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As 2019 kicks off, the Cooley antitrust group highlights 10 recent developments and trends corporate counsel should be aware of – from the US Supreme Court and lower courts, the DoJ and FTC ...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Vermont's new Data Broker Regulation ("Regulation") takes effect on January 1, 2019.
VGC Law Firm
Globalisation, increase in trade, emergence of new modes of dealings and supplies and e-commerce have created new options and opportunities for consumers.
PSA
The advent of globalization coupled with modern business methods has had a significant impact on consumer experience in India.
NovoJuris Legal
An e-commerce marketplace entity cannot mandate any seller to sell any product exclusively on its platform only.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On February 26, 2019, the Ninth Circuit affirmed much of a jury's approximately $11M verdict finding that a former general counsel was discharged in retaliation for reporting alleged Foreign Corrupt
Dillon Eustace
Recently, pharmaceutical companies have rejected allegations that they have been pursuing "predatory pricing" for new medicines.
BakerHostetler
Living Essentials, producer of the 5-Hour ENERGY drink, claimed in a recent advertising campaign that its product was "Superior to coffee."
Aird & Berlis LLP
On April 4, 2019, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Telus Communications Inc. v. Wellman. The decision involved the consideration of a series of arbitration agreements,
Duff and Phelps
Duff & Phelps launches the first edition of the Industry Multiples in China report. The report provides an overview of the trading multiples of companies across 11 key industries within the MSCI China Index as of December 31, 2018.
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