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Department Of Justice Increasingly Challenges Class Settlements
In the past year, federal officials have increasingly objected to proposed class settlements in federal court.
United States
29 Mar 2019
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District Court Dismisses Portion Of Unfair Practices Claim
On September 19, a California federal court dismissed three of the six claims against a computer networking equipment manufacturer, including an allegation of unfair practices under the FTC Act.
United States
28 Nov 2017
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Unfair Contracts Regime In Australia Extends To Dealings With Small Business
Under the existing unfair contracts provisions in the ACL and ASIC Act, a court can declare an unfair term of a standard form consumer contract to be void.
Australia
19 Jan 2017
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Food, Dietary Supplement & Cosmetics Regulatory Update | Vol. III, Issue 14
The FDA answered a series of questions concerning the compliance dates for various nutrition initiatives, such as the Nutrition Facts Label final rule and the vending machine labeling rule.
United States
2 Nov 2016
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District Court Finds Online Retailer Not Authorized To Charge For Kids' In-App Purchases
The court order seeks further information from the parties regarding out-of-pocket costs to consumers for the unauthorized purchases.
United States
8 Jun 2016
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Australian Court Holds U.S. Online Company Liable For Breach Of Australian Consumer Law
The Federal Court of Australia has held that United States company Valve Corporation, through its online gaming platform, engaged in misleading or deceptive conduct and made false or misleading representations to Australian consumers.
Australia
16 May 2016
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Identity Protection Company Enters $100M Settlement With FTC Over Violation Of 2010 Order
On December 17, 2015, the FTC issued its largest monetary award ever. An identity theft protection company, LifeLock, agreed to pay consumers $100M to settle FTC charges...
United States
6 Apr 2016
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The Investigative Authority Of The New York Attorney General Is Not Without Its Limits
Much press ink has been spilled announcing yet another investigation or enforcement action by the New York Attorney General.
United States
5 Feb 2016
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High Court Of Australia Limits Proportionate Liability Laws To Misleading And Deceptive Conduct
In one of those cases, Selig v Wealthsure Pty Ltd, special leave was sought and granted by the High Court of Australia.
Australia
27 May 2015
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Supreme Court Grants Certiorari In TCPA Case That May Determine Whether An Offer Of Complete Relief Moots A Class Action
On May 18, 2015, the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari in a matter that may decide a fundamental question in class actions in general and class actions under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA").
United States
26 May 2015
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FTC Settles With Major Privacy Certification Provider
The FTC alleged that between 2006 and early 2013, the company failed to conduct annual recertifications of companies in accordance with its own published standard.
United States
12 Jan 2015
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FTC Brings "Throttling" Claim Against Major Retailer And Wireless Broadband Internet Provider
The complaint alleges that the company failed to inform consumers adequately of the practice and intentionally withheld the information.
United States
12 Jan 2015
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CFPB And FTC Agree To Coordinate Enforcement And Regulatory Efforts
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") and the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU"), as required under the Dodd-Frank Act, to coordinate their efforts to enforce consumer financial laws, avoid duplicative activities, and promote information sharing.
United States
6 Feb 2012
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Supreme Court's Arbitration Opinion In Compucredit Corp. Underscores Importance Of CFPB's Upcoming Review Of Arbitration Clauses
The good news for proponents of arbitration in consumer contracts is that the United States Supreme Court's opinion in CompuCredit Corp. v. Greenwood, No. 10-948.
United States
23 Jan 2012
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Has Dealing In Consumer Transactions Become Riskier In Ohio?
What happens when a $16,400 truck turns into a $470,000 verdict? You catch the eye of one governor, incur the ire of a second, and in the process create a constitutional law question worthy of any bar examination. Moreover, if you sell to consumers, the ability to assess your litigation risks virtually disappears.
United States
22 Feb 2007
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