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Late this afternoon it was confirmed that Commissioner Bob Adler was elected Vice-Chairman of the CPSC.
Cooley LLP
After announcing plans for a new rule last summer, the Department of Education has, unofficially, issued its long awaited new update to the borrower defense to repayment rule
Mayer Brown
Many thought that with former Director Richard Cordray's resignation, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) would stop using its abusiveness authority in enforcement actions.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Nearly five years ago, we started publishing our first serial, The mysterious world of Prop 65. Although we knew we struck gold with the brilliant series title
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Law school can provide many hands-on opportunities for students to develop legal skills before they enter practice.
Shipman & Goodwin LLP
Bob Bombast has long served as the Chairperson of the Policy Committee of the Nutmeg Board of Education. Over the last two years, the Committee has laboriously gone through the Board's Policy Book
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
On July 12, 2019, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") filed a complaint against AH Media Group, LLC, and its owners, Henry Block and Alan Schill (collectively, "Defendants")
Mayer Brown
We expect market participants to use the data provided by the CFPB in the report as a benchmark for evaluating performance and regulatory trends for credit card programs.
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
Since it was enacted in July 2010, the Dodd-Frank Act's Volcker Rule has challenged banks and their regulators alike. This is particularly the case with respect to its restrictions
Jones Day
This ruling may help defendants confronted with TCPA class actions to dramatically reduce or limit damages awards.
Holland & Knight
To address public concerns about the financial stability of higher education institutions, the new regulations impose stricter financial accountability requirements.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (the "Court") recently issued a ruling declaring that the receipt of a single unsolicited text message advertisement is insufficient
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On August 27, 2019, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau) released its fourth biennial report on the consumer credit card market (2019 Report or Report)
Milbank LLP
After years of the New York City Department of Education (DOE) failing to follow hearing orders to provide or pay for services for students with disabilities,
Cooley LLP
The California Senate Appropriations Committee returned from recess on August 12 and resumed discussion of the six remaining higher education bills.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
At the end of the Supreme Court's most recent term, the Court released its long-awaited ruling in PDR Network, LLC v. Carlton & Harris Chiropractic, Inc., 139 S. Ct. 2051 (June 20, 2019).
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The Seventh Circuit issued a decision recently that eliminates an enforcement tool long used by the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC")—the ability to obtain equitable monetary relief from defendants
Debevoise & Plimpton
The team had a record-breaking 2018 and has continued its strong performance into 2019, currently advising on more than 110 private funds targeting more than $150 billion in commitments.
Holland & Knight
For decades, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has sought and obtained restitution from parties engaged in fraud, utilizing authority provided under § 13
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
Wrapping up by the June 30 deadline with time to spare, the General Assembly sent the Governor all of the legislative pieces necessary for a balanced 2019-2020 state spending plan.
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Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The 2018 California legislative session was another busy year with numerous employment-related bill signed into law.
Jones Day
Data privacy- and security-related class actions appear to be on the rise, and effectively defending them requires the right mix of substantive and procedural knowledge.
Butler Snow LLP
Many state legislatures across the country have enacted statutory measures to limit the amount of compensatory and/or punitive damages recoverable ...
Cooley LLP
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 ...
Butler Snow LLP
No, we have not reversed global warming. But, we do have the Immigration and Customs Enforcement ("ICE") coming to our meetings in August.
Conrad O'Brien
As attorneys who have represented more than 100 students nationwide in college Title IX proceedings or in litigation against colleges in the wake of such proceedings, we often are asked whether our job ...
Hogan Lovells
In late May the U.S. Department of Education announced several changes to its College Scorecard, a tool that is intended to help students and their families make informed decisions about postsecondary enrollment.
Cozen O'Connor
California AG Xavier Becerra filed a lawsuit against country club owners and operators ClubCorp Holdings, Inc., ClubCorp Club Operations, Inc., CCA Club Operations Holding, LLC, ClubCorp USA, Inc., ...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
The scenario: In August 2018, the FTC announced an expanded settlement with Uber Technologies for its alleged failure to reasonably secure sensitive data in the cloud ...
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
A comprehensive review of recent Federal Trade Commission (FTC or Commission) consumer protection actions shows that the FTC continues to be one of Washington's most aggressive regulators
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