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McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On January 1, 2018, new consumer protection regulations came into effect in Ontario that generally prohibit the expiry of royalty or rewards points due to the passage of time alone (the "expiry ban").
Cassels Brock
Bill 59, Putting Consumers First Act (Consumer Protection Statute Law Amendment), 2017 (Bill 59), received Royal Assent on April 13, 2017.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
BLG is pleased to announce the updated edition of our Product Liability Handbook
Troutman Sanders LLP
On January 9, Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr announced a settlement with a debt collector that will wipe out $8.8 million in consumer debt.
Deloitte
In this edition of The Deloitte Consumer Review, we focus on how the EU referendum and the ongoing Brexit negotiations are impacting consumers' confidence ...
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Union Cabinet on December 20, 2017, has given its approval for the introduction of the new Consumer Protection Bill, 2017, to amend the Consumer Protection Act, 1986.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
The Department of Education have released updated Child Protection Procedures for Primary and Post-Primary Schools 2017.
Dentons
In this case, the High Court considered: (1) whether the claimant (the Bank) was estopped from exercising its right to demand repayment and enforce security over the Defendants' assets ...
Womble Bond Dickinson
On 17 January 2018, the PRA published a "Dear Chair letter" following a review on consumer credit lending (covering credit cards, personal loans and motor finance) and the publication..
STA Law Firm
Parties are able to rely on expert opinion evidence. To this effect, the normal practice is to appoint technical court experts who have the knowledge...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
What constitutes actionable consumer injuries post-breach or data misuse is a hotly contested topic. As we reported in our Advertising blog late last year the FTC hosted a workshop on December 12th ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: A federal judge on Wednesday denied a request to remove Mick Mulvaney as the CFPB's acting director, finding that the President has authority to appoint the acting director...
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
In this third and last installment of our three-part series examining the type of deposition questioning that can derail your opponent's expert ...
Bowditch
A female former student at Iowa State University alleges that in January 2015, she was sexually assaulted at a fraternity by a male University student. The student brought a Title IX claim against the University...
Miles & Stockbridge
President Trump wasted no time in re-nominating CPSC Acting Chairman Ann Marie Buerkle for permanent Chairman and for a second term as Commissioner of the agency.
Reed Smith
Last week, we took a short Western Caribbean cruise to celebrate a jarringly-advanced birthday.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Much of the recent discussion regarding Prop 65 has been focused on the regulatory changes going into effect in August of 2018.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
Last week, the Federal Trade Commission (the "FTC" or "Commission") released legal multi-level marketing ("MLM") guidance for direct sellers, providing important practice insights for those that follow the space.
Reed Smith
In Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court, 137 S. Ct. 1773 (2017) ("BMS") [ed. note – our post here], the United States Supreme Court concluded that specific jurisdiction must be premised on a defendant's...
Duane Morris LLP
As you enter the new year of 2018, you probably are planning to eat at restaurants, stay in hotels, visit doctors and other professionals, and shop online and in stores.
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