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Doe Issues New Title IX Interim Guidance
On September 22, 2017, the Department of Education ("DOE") issued new interim guidance for Title IX, formally withdrew prior guidance documents...
United States
18 Oct 2017
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Eleventh Circuit Outlines The Key To An Individual Arbitration Agreement
The Eleventh Circuit recently upheld an arbitration agreement in a consumer class action involving checking overdraft fees. In Johnson v. KeyBank N.A., 11th Cir. No. 15-10779 (Sept. 26, 2017)...
United States
18 Oct 2017
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Double Preemption Win In Amiodarone Litigation
Somehow, the failure of the prescriber to pass along this pamphlet is the manufacturer's fault.
United States
18 Oct 2017
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FACTA Suit Dismissed For Lack Of Harm
A Florida court recently broke with other district courts in its circuit when it concluded that a plaintiff lacks standing to sue a defendant for mere technical violation of the FACTA unless the plaintiff has been harmed
United States
18 Oct 2017
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FTC And State AGs To Announce Major Coordinated Consumer Fraud Enforcement Initiative
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a press release earlier today alerting the media and other interested parties that it will announce a "major coordinated consumer fraud enforcement initiative"...
United States
18 Oct 2017
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CFPB Overreaches In Handling Alleged RESPA ABA Exemption Issues In Meridian
The CFPB faulted Meridian for allegedly failing to provide a RESPA disclosure explaining the affiliation with the underwriter...
United States
18 Oct 2017
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Business Groups File Federal Lawsuit To Challenge CFPB Arbitration Rule
The Arbitration Rule, which was issued in July 2017 but which will not go into effect until March 2018...
United States
18 Oct 2017
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Cracking Open a Cold One: Plaintiffs' False Advertising Suit Against Brewer Survives Dismissal
Earlier this year, two plaintiffs launched a putative class action against Portland-based Craft Brew Alliance, the fifth largest brewing company in the U.S. and parent company of Kona Brewing Co.
United States
18 Oct 2017
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Food For Thought: Liability-Only Class Certification Denied For Claims That "No Sugar Added" Juice Labels Misled Consumers Into Thinking The Juice Had Fewer Calories
Plaintiff's putative class action alleged that defendant Mott's violated FDA regulations and California's Sherman Law and Unfair Competition Law when it labeled and sold its 100 percent apple juice...
United States
17 Oct 2017
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227k Consumers To Receive Refund Checks From Dietary Supplement Company Settlement
Roughly 227,000 consumers will receive an average of $43 each in an effort by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to send refunds to purchasers of dietary supplement products sold by Health Formulas LLC.
United States
17 Oct 2017
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U.S. Department Of Education Revises Guidance Concerning Campus Sexual Misconduct
It is well-settled that sexual harassment which creates a hostile environment constitutes sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX.
United States
17 Oct 2017
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Food for Thought: Liability-Only Class Certification Denied for Claims That "No Sugar Added" Juice Labels Misled Consumers Into Thinking the Juice Had Fewer Calories
Plaintiff's putative class action alleged that defendant Mott's violated FDA regulations and California's Sherman Law and Unfair Competition Law when it labeled and sold its 100 percent apple juice with the label "No Sugar Added," which plaintiff claimed misled consumers into thinking the juice had fewer calories than its competitors.
United States
17 Oct 2017
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House Financial Services Committee Hears Bill To Exempt Lawyers From FDCPA In Connection With Legal Proceedings And Related Communications
On September 7, the Financial Services Committee held hearings on a bill, H.R. 1849: Practice of Law Technical Clarification Act of 2017 (Trott), that seeks to amend the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
United States
17 Oct 2017
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Jump In Credit Scores Means Dip In Underwriting Predictability
Underwriters that rely on popular credit-scoring models like FICO and VantageScore to assess risk may have noticed that some consumer credit scores jumped recently.
United States
16 Oct 2017
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New Title IX Guidance: Steps To Take Now
The U.S. Department of Education rescinded two major Office for Civil Rights guidance documents interpreting the application of Title IX to reports of sexual misconduct.
United States
16 Oct 2017
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CFPB Releases Final Payday Lending Rule
On October 5, 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") released its final rule for short-term loans ("Final Rule").
United States
16 Oct 2017
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CFPB Imposes Stricter Rules For Payday Lending
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") adopted its "Payday, Vehicle Title, and Certain High-Cost Installment Loans" rule, which is intended to eliminate "Payday Debt Traps"...
United States
16 Oct 2017
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Food For Thought: Summary Judgment Affirmed In False ‘GMO' Advertising Class Action Against Chipotle
The district court initially granted in part and denied in part defendant's motion to dismiss.
United States
16 Oct 2017
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Food For Thought: Claim Dismissed Against Brand For Deceptive Label, But Retailer May Still Pay
Further, there is a rebuttable presumption that an advertisement is generally insufficient to establish such a relationship.
United States
16 Oct 2017
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CFPB Rule Requires Payday Lenders To Apply "Ability To Repay" Standard To Loans
Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB" or the "Bureau") issued a new rule that will have a significant impact on the payday lending market.
United States
13 Oct 2017
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