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Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Efforts to prevent guests from posting negative online reviews are likely to mislead or deceive in contravention of the ACL.
Clayton Utz
NSW businesses should review terms and conditions of their gift cards to ensure that they comply with these new laws.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Recent legislative changes regarding loyalty programs enacted in Ontario and proposed in Québec provide more insight into how loyalty programs will be regulated moving forward.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) published a draft Corporate Governance Guideline (CGG) for federally regulated financial institutions.
Field Fisher
On 2 November 2017 the European Commission published an amended proposal for a Directive concerning contracts for the sale of goods.
Nishith Desai Associates
The matter is to be placed for consideration of Court on September 11, 2018.
Fenwick Elliott LLP
Martin Ewen reviews product liability law in England and Wales and also whether there is a limit on the level of damages awarded in actions for wrongful death arising from defective products.
Troutman Sanders LLP
One of 2017's more significant Fair Credit Reporting Act court opinions was the Ninth Circuit's January 20 decision in Syed v. M-I, LLC, a putative FCRA class action.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
As we predicted earlier this year, Congress is making moves toward enacting cosmetics reform legislation in the near future.
The McLane Law Firm
The federal Truth in Lending Act and its sci-fi-sounding Regulation Z (which implements the statute) require that borrowers of consumer credit receive written information about the terms of a loan...
Mayer Brown
In an email to staff, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Richard Cordray announced on Wednesday, November 15, that he will be stepping down this month.
Reed Smith
It is not as if we are delighted to see efforts to resuscitate breast implant litigation, but we won't groan when the rulings are as good as they are in Laux v. Mentor Worldwide, LLC, No. 2:16-cv-01026-ODW(AGR)...
Troutman Sanders LLP
With both houses of the Illinois General Assembly overriding the veto of Governor Bruce Rauner, the Illinois Student Loan Servicing Rights Act will become law.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
In the first part of this series, we examined how effective deposition questioning about an expert's education, training and experience can ultimately call into serious question the expert's qualifications...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On November 2, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray delivered remarks during the Consumer Advisory Board meeting in Tampa.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On November 6, in Sergio L. Ramirez v. TransUnion LLC, Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Corley of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California denied TransUnion's post-trial motion ...
Troutman Sanders LLP
A Texas-based payment processor agreed on November 1 to pay $9 million to settle a putative class action brought under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act in the United States District Court ...
Troutman Sanders LLP
Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall recently filed a complaint against Scott's Credit Repair and its owners, John C. Scott and Krystal Scott, in Montgomery, Alabama Circuit Court.
Bowditch & Dewey
This claim was brought in 2011 against both Princeton and the taxing municipality and alleged that Princeton's distribution of "tens of millions of dollars in profit" in patent royalties to faculty...
Reed Smith
We remember how, shortly after the atrocious decision in Johnson & Johnson v. Karl, rejecting altogether the learned intermediary rule, litigation tourists visiting West Virginia argued that ...
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