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Jones Day
These obligations are increasingly a focus for the ACCC.
McLennan Ross LLP
On December 29, 2017, Ontario's Human Rights Tribunal issued a decision in U.M. v. York Region District School Board where it examined whether two students diagnosed with Autism Spectrum...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On January 1, 2018, new consumer protection regulations came into effect in Ontario that generally prohibit the expiry of royalty or rewards points due to the passage of time alone (the "expiry ban").
Troutman Sanders LLP
On January 9, Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr announced a settlement with a debt collector that will wipe out $8.8 million in consumer debt.
Deloitte
In this edition of The Deloitte Consumer Review, we focus on how the EU referendum and the ongoing Brexit negotiations are impacting consumers' confidence ...
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Consumer Protection Bill, 2017 which was approved by the Union Cabinet last year (as already discussed in our previous titled "India: The Union Cabinet Approves The Consumer Protection Bill, 2017"...
Ronan Daly Jermyn
The Department of Education have released updated Child Protection Procedures for Primary and Post-Primary Schools 2017.
Dentons
In this case, the High Court considered: (1) whether the claimant (the Bank) was estopped from exercising its right to demand repayment and enforce security over the Defendants' assets ...
STA Law Firm
Parties are able to rely on expert opinion evidence. To this effect, the normal practice is to appoint technical court experts who have the knowledge...
Reed Smith
Our careers have seen several major pro-defense trends in product liability litigation:
BakerHostetler
Is there a better get-rich-quick scheme than offering to help other people get rich quick?
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On January 17, 2018, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or "Bureau") announced that it soon will begin issuing a series of Requests for Information (RFIs) to "ensure the Bureau is...
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
The CFPB announced on January 17, 2018 that it will conduct a review of its enforcement, supervision, rulemaking, market monitoring and education activities – i.e., every component of its regulatory functions.
BakerHostetler
There are worse beats to serve on if you're a private eye.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
On January 8, 2018, eHarmony, Inc. ("eHarmony"), one of the largest online dating services in the United States, agreed to settle an automatic renewal lawsuit brought by the District Attorneys ...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
While the Payday Rule became effective on January 16, 2018, compliance with most provisions of the rule is not required until August 19, 2019
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will solicit public input on how best to fulfill its proper and appropriate functions in order to protect consumers.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
What constitutes actionable consumer injuries post-breach or data misuse is a hotly contested topic. As we reported in our Advertising blog late last year the FTC hosted a workshop on December 12th ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: A federal judge on Wednesday denied a request to remove Mick Mulvaney as the CFPB's acting director, finding that the President has authority to appoint the acting director...
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
In this third and last installment of our three-part series examining the type of deposition questioning that can derail your opponent's expert ...
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