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Personal Email Management Service Settles FTC Charges Over Allegedly Deceptive Statements To Consumers Over Its Access And Use Of Subscribers' Email Accounts
This week, the FTC entered into a proposed settlement with Unrollme Inc. ("Unrollme"), a free personal email management service that offers to assist consumers in managing the flood of subscription emails in their inboxes.
United States
13 Aug 2019
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California Enacts Law Prohibiting Hairstyle Discrimination … With New York And New Jersey Close Behind
As we have reported before, California is set to become the first state to prohibit employers from discriminating based upon hairstyle. Last week
United States
22 Jul 2019
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SDNY Dismisses SOX And Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Claims Against Private Company
On June 3, 2019, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York granted a defendant-employer's motion for summary judgment on SOX and Dodd-Frank whistleblower retaliation claims, finding that the alleged whistleblowing did not involve fraud related to a public company.
United States
15 Jul 2019
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Criminal Justice Reform In America: Confronting Reentry Challenges
The United States comprises about 4% of the world's population – and houses about 22% of the world's prison population. The U.S. Department of Justice reports that each year approximately
United States
10 Jul 2019
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CCPA: Consumers And The Right To Sue
The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 ("CCPA") is a California privacy law that gives consumers, defined as natural persons residing
United States
17 Jun 2019
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House Financial Services Committee Passes Bill To Expand Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Protection To Internal Whistleblowers
On May 8, 2019, the House Committee on Financial Services passed H.R. 2515, the Whistleblower Protection Reform Act of 2019.
United States
13 Jun 2019
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CCPA: The California Senate Is Not Ready To Expand The Consumer Right Of Action
Senate Bill 561's smooth sail through the California legislature came to an end on Thursday, May 16. On the eve of the deadline for all fiscal committees to hear ...
United States
3 Jun 2019
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A Radical Change To Ratification: Key Takeaways From Henderson v. United Student Aid Funds, Inc.
On Friday, March 22, a split panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals found that a company with no direct contractual relationship with independent contractors could be found vicariously liable
United States
7 May 2019
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Mentoring In Public Schools With Read Ahead
There are more than one million students enrolled in New York City public schools, making it the largest school system in the United States. Yet each student enrolled is unique
United States
3 May 2019
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With Regulators Increasing Focus On Spam Robocalls, Arkansas Follows Others States In Passing Anti-Spoofing Privacy Law
Unwanted robocalls reportedly totaled 26.3 billion calls in 2018, sparking more and more consumer complaints to the FCC and FTC and increased legislative and regulatory activity to combat the practice
United States
25 Apr 2019
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Adopt-A-School Program: Investing In The Next Generation (Video)
The Adopt-a-School Program is an educational program run in five of the firm's offices around the country, where high-achieving high school juniors from low-income communities come to the firm once a month...
United States
9 Apr 2019
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Will Settling Class Actions Get More Difficult In 2019?
Consumer advocates, defense attorneys, tort reformists, and trial judges are all eagerly awaiting a decision by the Ninth Circuit which all hope will clarify the process
United States
18 Mar 2019
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Ninth Circuit Affirms Most Of Jury Verdict In Former GC's SOX Whistleblower Lawsuit
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
United States
15 Mar 2019
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CFTC Issues $2 Million Whistleblower Award To Individual Whistleblower For Analysis Of Market Data
On March 4, 2019, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued a whistleblower award totaling more than $2 million to be paid to an individual whistleblower
United States
14 Mar 2019
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Nestlé's Non-Disclosure Of Child And Slave Labor Issues On Packaging Not Deceptive Or Unfair, Massachusetts Federal Court Holds
First, the court examined whether Nestlé deceived customers by failing to disclose alleged child and slave labor practices in its supply chain on product packaging.
United States
11 Mar 2019
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Bills Introduced In California Legislature To Expand Scope Of Breach Notification Law And Amend The CCPA
California already has some of the strongest data privacy laws in the United States
United States
7 Mar 2019
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Kimberly-Clark Unable To Flush Wet Wipes Case
On December 10, 2018, the Supreme Court denied certiorari in Kimberly-Clark Corp, v. Davidson, No. 18-304 (2018) ...
United States
31 Jan 2019
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First Appellate Decision Holds That SEC Can Bring Extraterritorial Enforcement Action Based On Conduct Or Effects In United States
The Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit held today that the Securities and Exchange Commission may bring an enforcement action based on allegedly foreign securities transactions ...
United States
30 Jan 2019
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Failure To Disclose Claims Washed Away In Facial Scrub Case
On December 17, 2018, Judge Andrew J. Guilford in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California granted defendant Unilever's motion ...
United States
21 Jan 2019
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School Suspension Hearings: New Pro Bono Project Gives Students Representation
Throughout law school I worked with the Suspension Representation Project (SRP) as an advocate in New York City public school suspension hearings, and am now helping to coordinate a new project at Proskauer through our partnership with SRP and The Center for Popular Democracy.
United States
14 Jan 2019
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