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Dickinson Wright PLLC
The European Union's (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect on May 25, and so do the significant fines against businesses that are not in compliance.
Foley Hoag LLP
When you tell consumers that your product is made in the United States, you are not just giving them the manufacturing location.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
This case is a "twofer": not only does it involves a not-so-jolly dispute over copyright ownership of a holiday song; it also offers a refresher in Civil Procedure.
InfoLawGroup LLP
A D.C. Circuit Court has ruled that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) under President Barack Obama overreached in part when it issued its 2015 order providing guidance...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
In Solak v. Hain Celestial Group, the plaintiffs brought a putative class action alleging that Hain's packaging for its Sensible Portion brand Garden Veggie Straws was misleading.
Schoenberg, Finkel, Newman & Rosenberg, LLC
The past four spring training columns have each covered the progress of a class-action lawsuit in which minor league players sought to obtain what Major League Baseball, supreme ruler...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
A federal district court in New York recently dismissed a complaint brought against Dr. Pepper Snapple Group Inc. alleging that Dr Pepper's "diet" label is misleading...
Foley Hoag LLP
In the course of my career, clients have often asked for a nutshell summary of the key principles guiding the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) ...
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Virtually every significant gaming operator in the United States has some form of "free to play" online casino offering. Because no purchase is necessary to play (no consideration) ...
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Virtually every significant gaming operator in the United States has some form of "free to play" online casino offering. Because no purchase is necessary to play (no consideration) ...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
This week, the Federal Trade Commission concluded three more investigations into whether marketers made false and misleading "Made in USA" claims.
BakerHostetler
Rejects plaintiff claims that coffee chain inflated ounces of cold drinks
BakerHostetler
Commission will gather public comment on connected products
BakerHostetler
Self-regulatory organization moves to match earlier FTC-issued guidance
BakerHostetler
NAD alleges Evolution Nutraceuticals trumpets effect of a chemical, not the product that delivers it
BakerHostetler
Esoteric smartphone vibration claims will face new scrutiny
Proskauer Rose LLP
The Second Circuit recently affirmed the dismissal of a class action asserting state law claims that a manufacturer falsely advertised its baby formula as organic
BakerHostetler
Amid growing concerns over the improper use of user information and data breaches, and in the same week as the Senate examines the Cambridge Analytica controversy, a duo of U.S. senators...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Following its annual meeting in Helsinki, the International Council for Ad Self-Regulation ("ICAS") announced its priorities for the next two years
Dentons
On March 23, 2018, the Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data Act ("CLOUD Act")1 was quietly enacted as part of the 2,232-page omnibus budget legislation.
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Cooley LLP
With new leadership poised to take the helm at the Federal Trade Commission, now is an opportune time to review consumer protection trends and developments to watch over the coming months...
Fenwick & West LLP
The D.C. Circuit has handed down its long-anticipated ruling in ACA International v. Federal Communications Commission, and in doing so invalidated key aspects of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's 2015...
Jones Day
One PRO petitioned a federal district court, asking the court to declare that its consent decree does not require full-work licensing.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The D.C. Circuit reviewed a 2015 FCC order that interpreted the TCPA's prohibition against using automated dialing devices to make unsolicited calls to cellular telephones.
WilmerHale
On Friday, March 23, President Trump signed into law the Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data Act, which amends the Stored Communications Act, 18 U.S.C. § 2701, et seq., to require providers...
BakerHostetler
In 2015, the FTC issued an order that addressed certain aspects of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. Congress enacted the TCPA in 1991 to address perceived abuses of telephone equipment that allowed entities to autodial consumers' phones.
Jones Day
The U.S. Congress passed the CLOUD Act amending U.S. surveillance laws to facilitate law enforcement access to the contents of communications and other related data.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Electricity supplier Viridian Energy has agreed to pay $5 million to settle allegations by the Massachusetts Attorney General that the company deceptively marketed its electricity service.
Carlton Fields
This decision comes on the heels of another proposed class action that Starbucks defeated in January
Jones Day
In a much-anticipated decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has set aside the FCC's 2015 Declaratory Ruling, which broadly interpreted the TCPA's restrictions...
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