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Consumer Privacy Protection Party Grows – State Legislators Introduce CCPA-Like Bills
In the wake of the passage of the EU's General Data Protection Rule (GDPR) and the CCPA, state policymakers throughout the U.S. are focusing their attention on consumer privacy in the digital age.
United States
20 May 2019
The 2019 Token Taxonomy Act: A Path To Consumer Protection And Innovation Takes Shape
We've previously written that the Token Taxonomy Act first introduced to Congress by Representatives Warren Davidson (R-OH)
United States
6 May 2019
ECJ Rules On Powers Of National Courts To Modify Or Replace Unfair Terms In Consumer Contracts
In two joined cases, Abanca Corporación Bancaria SA v García Salamanca Santos and Bankia SA v Lau Mendoza and Rodríguez Ramírez, the ECJ considered the power of national courts to substitute national law provisions...
United States
25 Apr 2019
Courts Question FTC Enforcement Method
The FTC has long asserted it has the authority to bring actions in federal court to obtain injunctive relief and equitable monetary remedies (e.g. disgorgement, consumer redress) for unfair and deceptive practices.
United States
4 Jan 2019
And The Survey Says: Nothing?
We've previously discussed some of the challenges of obtaining quality consumer survey evidence in trademark litigation in past posts, such as here and here.
United States
14 Nov 2018
FCRA Developments: Updated Summary Of Rights & "Stand-Alone" Disclosure Need Not Be Separate In Time
Employers across the country should dust off their background check policies and forms and be mindful of recent developments related to the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).
United States
4 Oct 2018
FTC Kicks Off Hearings On Competition And Consumer Protection In The 21st Century
Antitrust policy, once relegated to wonk status, has taken center stage in recent years: it seems as if each day there is a new debate over the need for more robust competition enforcement in today's economy.
United States
28 Sep 2018
The SEC Ends The Summer With Another Bountiful Award Of Over $54 Million To Two Whistleblowers
On September 6, the SEC issued awards totaling more than $54 million to two whistleblowers who provided critical information and continued assistance to the agency in an enforcement action.
United States
11 Sep 2018
Renee Phillips Discusses Potential Narrowing Of Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Protections
It can make a big difference to our clients if Dodd-Frank does not cover that internal whistleblowing. From an employer perspective, it's one less cause of action that employees and their counsel have in their arsenal to sue employers for internal whistleblowing
United States
10 Jul 2017
Will The Whistle Be Silenced? Dismantling Dodd-Frank
When Donald Trump was elected President of the United States in November, he vowed to "dismantle" the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("Dodd-Frank").
United States
4 Jul 2017
Dodd-Frank Re-Write—The House Of Representatives Edition
The House has approved major changes to signature aspects of Dodd-Frank. While those changes are unlikely to survive intact, they are certainly worthy of close attention.
United States
22 Jun 2017
Circuit Split On Whistleblower Protections Widens
Following the Second Circuit's 2015 decision in Berman v. Neo@Ogilvy LLC, the Ninth Circuit panel held that Dodd-Frank protections apply to internal whistleblowers.
United States
24 Mar 2017
Circuit Split On Whistleblower Protections Widens: Ninth Circuit Follows Second Circuit And Splits With Fifth Circuit In Holding That Internal Whistleblowers Are Protected By Dodd-Frank
On March 8, 2017, a divided panel of the Ninth Circuit issued an opinion in Somers v. Digital Realty Trust Inc.that further widened a circuit split on the issue of whether the anti-retaliation provisions...
United States
24 Mar 2017
Class Action Quarterly Update - Fall 2016
Class action filings during the fall of 2016 continued to be dominated by Telephone Consumer Protection Act cases.
United States
17 Jan 2017
Federal Reserve Board Provides New Details On Volcker Rule's Illiquid Funds Requirements
On December 12, 2016, the Federal Reserve Board announced additional details regarding how banking entities may seek an extension to conform their investments in a narrow class of funds...
United States
29 Dec 2016
SEC Office Of Compliance Inspections And Examinations Issues Risk Alert On Whistleblower Rule Compliance
Staff in the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations issued a National Exam Program Risk Alert announcing that it is examining registered investment advisers and registered broker-dealers...
United States
9 Nov 2016
Agencies Publish Study On Banking Activities And Investments Under Dodd-Frank
FDIC and OCC released a report detailing activities and investments that banking entities may engage in under state and federal law.
United States
14 Sep 2016
CFTC Announces Actions Addressing Application Of The Dodd-Frank Act To Cross-Border Transactions
On August 4, 2016, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced two separate actions relating to the application of the Dodd-Frank Act to cross-border transactions.
United States
19 Aug 2016
SEC Bounty Hunters Take Heart: SEC Fines Company $265,000 For Using Severance Agreements That Provided A Waiver Of Any Monetary Recovery For Filing A Tip
Today, the SEC announced that an Atlanta-based company, BlueLinx Holdings, is settling charges that its severance agreements contained provisions that it in its view might impede employees from communication...
United States
17 Aug 2016
Here's A Tip: "Substantial And Important Contributions" To Pre-Existing SEC Investigations Can Pay Off For Whistleblowers
The Commission announced on Friday that it has awarded a whistleblower over $3.5 million for providing information that did not lead to a new investigation, but rather only served to bolster an ongoing investigation.
United States
24 May 2016
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