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A Single Text Message May Not Violate TCPA
As we reported in our sister blog, "One ‘Chirp, Buzz, Or Blink' Is Not Enough To Sue Under the TCPA", a recent court decision makes it more difficult for plaintiffs to establish standing under ...
United States
17 Oct 2019
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The Sixth Circuit Limits The Meaning Of ATDS Under The TCPA
Recently, the Sixth Circuit in Gary v. Trueblue, Inc., No. 18-2281, 2019 U.S. App. LEXIS 26959 (6th Cir. Sep. 5, 2019), weighed in on the meaning of Automatic Telephone Dialing System
United States
27 Sep 2019
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Supreme Court Punts On Whether FCC's Interpretation Of The TCPA Binds Federal Courts
At the end of the Supreme Court's most recent term, the Court released its long-awaited ruling in PDR Network, LLC v. Carlton & Harris Chiropractic, Inc., 139 S. Ct. 2051 (June 20, 2019).
United States
4 Sep 2019
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One "Chirp, Buzz, Or Blink" Is Not Enough To Sue Under The TCPA
A recent decision by the Eleventh Circuit will make it more difficult for plaintiffs to establish standing to sue under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).
United States
3 Sep 2019
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Spate of Recent False Advertising Class Actions Take On Animal Treatment Label Claims
In the last few months, a handful of class actions have been filed challenging label claims regarding the treatment of the animals providing the food item in question. This appears to be a new food
United States
22 Aug 2019
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Like A Butterfly, Will The CCPA Continue To Evolve?
California legislators have passed many bills to amend the California Consumer Protection Act since the law was passed. Last week there was significant developments in the status of those bills
United States
11 Jun 2019
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FTC Loot Box Workshop Announced
The Federal Trade Commission FTC has announced that it will hold a public workshop on August 7, 2019 to examine consumer protection issues related to video game "loot boxes."
United States
15 Apr 2019
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2019 Is The Year Of . . . CCPA?
Everyone who has been paying attention to privacy news knows that January 1, 2020 is the implementation date of the California Consumer Protection Act, and July 1, 2020
United States
14 Jan 2019
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New Law Allows Consumers Concerned About Identity Theft To Place Free Credit Freezes And Fraud Alerts
The Federal Trade Commission has announced that, beginning today, consumers concerned about identity theft or data breaches can place credit freezes and one year fraud alerts with the three nationwide credit bureaus for free.
United States
26 Sep 2018
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SEC Takes Aggressive Approach To Fortify Dodd-Frank’s Whistleblower Rules
The SEC did not find that the KBR confidentiality agreement ever actually hindered an employee from discussing a potential securities law violation with the SEC.
United States
23 Apr 2015
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Court Finds That Class Action Plaintiffs’ False Advertising Claims Are Stripped Bayer Based On Federal Preemption
...the plaintiffs asserted that the defendants Bayer AG and related entities (collectively, "Bayer") engaged in false advertising under California, New York, and Florida law.
United States
25 Mar 2015
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CFPB Has Authority To Bring Actions Against A Non-Depository Institution’s Related Persons; Are Payday Lenders Next?
The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act grants to the CFPB the power to bring actions against "related persons" of non-depository institutions.
United States
30 Jun 2014
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Dodd-Frank’s Intersection With The Bankruptcy Code Could Have Significant Impact For Unsecured Creditors
On February 11th, the three private plaintiff-appellants and eleven State plaintiff-appellants in State National Bank of Big Spring, et al. v. Jacob J. Lew, et al. filed briefs with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in their appeal of the District Court’s decision that the plaintiffs lacked standing to challenge certain provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, Pub. L. No. 111-203, 124 Stat. 1376.
United States
26 Mar 2014
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Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Protection: For America Only
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York has held that the whistleblower protection provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act do not apply outside the United States, even where the employee alleged he was terminated for raising compliance concerns under U.S. international law.
United States
22 Nov 2013
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SEC Awards $14 Million To Whistleblower
The SEC awarded more than $14 million to a whistleblower earlier this month in exchange for information that helped the SEC bring an enforcement action against the perpetrators of an investment fraud in less than six months after the report.
United States
1 Nov 2013
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Ninth Circuit Vacates Dismissal And Remands Shareholder Derivative "Say-On-Pay" Suits To California State Court
In a recent case, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that plaintiffs’ "say-on-pay" shareholder derivative suits alleging breach of fiduciary duty were improperly removed to federal court, vacated the district court’s decisions and dismissed the parties’ cross-appeals for lack of jurisdiction.
United States
20 Sep 2013
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Ninth Circuit Vacates Dismissal And Remands Shareholder Derivative "Say-On-Pay" Suits To California State Court
In a recent case, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that plaintiffs’ "say-on-pay" shareholder derivative suits alleging breach of fiduciary duty were improperly removed to federal court, vacated the district court’s decisions and dismissed the parties’ cross-appeals for lack of jurisdiction.
United States
2 Sep 2013
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SEC Adopts Rules To Remove Ban On General Solicitation For Rule 506 Offerings – Will Significantly Affect Permissible EB-5 Marketing Practices
The Securities and Exchange Commission recently approved implementing rules under Title II of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act to remove the ban on general solicitation for offerings to accredited investors under Regulation D, Rule 506.
United States
23 Jul 2013
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