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Hospitality Industry Prepares For Slate Of New Consumer Privacy Protections
Several bills would make changes to the consumer rights request process.
United States
14 Oct 2019
California Consumer Privacy Act Amendments Head To Gov. Newsom's Desk
•The California State Legislature has passed five bills to amend the state's landmark privacy legislation, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).
United States
26 Sep 2019
New Jersey Passes New Law To Help Student Loan Borrowers: Servicers Should Take Note
New Jersey has passed a law designed to assist potential and existing student loan borrowers in understanding and managing their student loans.
United States
30 Aug 2019
Federal Court: Unlicensed Debt Buyer Violates FDCPA
•The U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey has denied a defendant's motion to dismiss a putative statewide class action complaint that alleged that the defendant violated
United States
28 Jun 2019
No Harm, No Foul: Seventh Circuit Again Demands Concrete Harm In FDCPA Cases
Whether there is a connection to the near end of another exciting National Basketball Association season is unknown, but in a recent ruling issued by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
United States
24 Jun 2019
California Consumer Privacy Act Update: Assembly Approves 12 Amendments - Changes Would Exclude Employees And Vehicle Information, Protect Loyalty Programs
California enacted the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) last year in an expeditious compromise between consumer privacy advocates, legislators and businesses.
United States
17 Jun 2019
Supreme Court Allows Antitrust Suit To Proceed Against Apple
On May 13, 2019, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of iPhone owners who are suing Apple.
United States
31 May 2019
A Look At The New FAA Reauthorization Act – Implications For Airline Consumers
President Trump has made the reduction of federal regulation in the marketplace a centerpiece of his campaign and administration.
United States
22 Jan 2019
Class Action "Flat Rating" FDCPA Claim Dismissed
In Echlin v. PeaceHealth, 887 F. 3d 967 (9th Cir. 2018), the Ninth Circuit affirmed summary judgment of a putative class action lawsuit filed under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act ...
United States
14 Sep 2018
FTC Announces Plans To Hold Roundtables On Consumer Protection And Competition Issues
On Aug. 6, 2018, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced plans to hold a series of public hearings from the fall of 2018 to January 2019 that will focus on key issues impacting the U.S. consumer.
United States
21 Aug 2018
New Jersey Supreme Court Favors Retailers In Landmark Ruling Limiting TCCWNA Claims
In what has been described as a landmark ruling on behalf of both national retailers and consumers alike, the New Jersey Supreme Court has established critical law to limit exposure to purported class action claims involving the New Jersey Truth-in-Consumer Contract Warranty and Notice Act (TCCWNA).
United States
19 Jun 2018
Financial Institutions State Negligence Claim Against Restaurant For Data Breach
In In Re Arby's Restaurant Gp. Inc. Litigation, No. 1:17-cv-0514-AT, 2018 WL 2128441 (N.D. Ga. March 5, 2018), the district court refused to dismiss several counts filed by financial institutions ...
United States
12 Jun 2018
Banks Fail To State Tort Claims Against Grocer For Credit Card Data Breach
In Community Bank of Trenton v. Schnuck Markets, Inc., 887 F. 3d 803 (7th Cir. 2018), the court of appeals affirmed the district court's dismissal of credit card issuing bank claims ...
United States
12 Jun 2018
With Some Progress In 2017, Where Does TCCWNA Head In 2018?
In recent years, the New Jersey TCCWNA, N.J.S.A. 56:12-14 et seq., has been employed by plaintiffs in putative class actions to avoid the ascertainable loss and causation requirements attached to the New Jersey...
United States
5 Mar 2018
Claims That "All Natural" Label Was Misleading Due To GMOs Dismissed
In Podpeskar v. Dannon Co., Inc., No. 16-cv-8478, 2017 WL 6001845 (S.D. N.Y. Dec. 3, 2017), the plaintiff sued alleging that she was deceived by defendant's yogurt labels ...
United States
2 Mar 2018
California Sherman Law Regulations Of Labeling Not Pre-Empted
In In re Trader Joe's Tuna Litigation, plaintiffs sued under California's Sherman Law and New York's General Business Laws after they concluded that Trader Joe's tuna cans are allegedly underfilled and underweight.
United States
2 Mar 2018
Prohibiting Retailers From Imposing Surcharges For Credit Card Payment Ruled Unlawful
In Italian Colors Restaurant v. Becerra, 8787 F. 3d 1165 (9th Cir. 2018), the court affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of the plaintiffs on their challenge ...
United States
1 Mar 2018
Embattled CFPB Catches A Break
In an about-face, on Jan. 31, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit rejected PHH Corp.'s high profile constitutional challenge to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB) ...
United States
5 Feb 2018
Navigating The "Age Of Uncertainty" With Consumer Protection Enforcement (Video)
Consumer protection regulation is causing significant uncertainty among many within the retail and consumer products industry.
United States
24 Nov 2017
New York Public Service Commission Issues Rules For Distributed Energy Resource Suppliers
The New York Public Service Commission (PSC) recently issued Uniform Business Practices for distributed energy resource (DER) providers (or suppliers)...
United States
6 Nov 2017
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