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Governor's Order Protects Against Price Gouging Following Hurricane Harvey
Pursuant to Texas Government Code section 418.014, Gov. Greg Abbott on Aug. 23, 2017, declared 23 counties a disaster area given the impending landfall of Hurricane Harvey.
United States
11 Sep 2017
Key Updates Regarding the Massachusetts Consumer Protection Act – Chapter 93A
Litigation involving claims of unfair or deceptive business practices under Chapter 93A of the Massachusetts General Laws is constantly evolving, and these claims remain a favourite for the plaintiffs' bar...
United States
7 Apr 2017
FTC Report On Sharing Economy Cautions Regulators Not To Impede Innovation
In 1942, economist Joseph Schumpeter observed that the "creative destruction" of innovation often drives economic growth in market economies as companies continuously introduce new products or services...
United States
7 Dec 2016
Arbitration Forum Dispute Does Not Necessarily Breach Contract Nor Waive Arbitration Right
Plaintiffs Emelia Jackson and Tahisha Roach (collectively, plaintiffs) each purchased a used car from BM Motoring LLC (defendant or BM) in 2013.
United States
12 May 2016
Everything's On Sale (Or Is It?): Lessons For Retailers Looking To Avoid Class Action Lawsuits
Almost every company selling consumer products has a sale on something at some point. And some companies offer everyday low pricing or a variant of that practice.
United States
10 Feb 2016
FTC Focuses On Emerging Technologies Amid Congressional Efforts To Expand Data Security Enforcement
Today the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Bureau of Consumer Protection (BCP) announced the creation of the Office of Technology Research and Investigation (OTRI).
United States
24 Mar 2015
D.C. Circuit Upholds FTC Ruling On Deceptive Advertising; Rejects First Amendment Challenge
In a much-awaited decision on Friday, January 30, the D.C. Circuit upheld the Federal Trade Commission’s decision that pomegranate juice maker POM Wonderful LLC engaged in false or misleading advertising.
United States
9 Feb 2015
CPSC Proposes Changes To Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act, Citing Enforceability Problems
Implementation of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (CPSIA) has caused enormous problems for manufacturers, retailers, resellers and consumers, among others.
United States
11 Feb 2010
Consumer Product Rules Affecting Sellers Of Used Products
On August 14, 2008, President Bush signed the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (the Act) into law.
United States
5 Feb 2009
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