Mondaq USA: Consumer Protection
Kaye Scholer LLP
Time and again, the panel has premised its selection of an MDL venue on the ground that a party's headquarters are located in or near that venue.
Mayer Brown
The US Federal Trade Commission issued an "Enforcement Policy Statement" to provide guidance about its enforcement policy on marketing claims for over-the-counter homeopathic remedies.
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
As the financial services sector and Republican politicians draft the obituary of the Dodd-Frank Act...
Fenwick & West LLP
On November 18, 2016, the FCC Enforcement Bureau issued an Advisory declaring that autodialed text messages, also known as robotexts, must comply with the requirements set forth in the TCPA.
Reed Smith
As companies continue to innovate, they are turning to 3D printing technology to build customized, patient-matched 3D printed dental and medical devices that incorporate biocompatible materials.
Holland & Knight
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed on Nov. 18, 2016, a petition challenging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit's ruling in PHH Corp., et al. v. Cons. Fin. Prot. Bureau.
McDermott Will & Emery
An unprecedented surge in consumer fraud lawsuits over the last several years has consumers and lawyers closely scrutinizing product labels and advertisements.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The class action Complaint was originally filed on July 16, 2014.
Morgan Lewis
California voters recently approved a statewide proposition banning certain plastic single-use bags.
Foley & Lardner
The Bureau also seeks to challenge a ruling in the case that the Bureau's unusual structure is unconstitutional.
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
The financial services industry can expect deregulation after the election of President-elect Donald Trump and a Republi- can majority in both houses of Congress.
Mayer Brown
With just a week to spare before its 45-day deadline for appeal expired, last week the CFPB petitioned the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit for en banc review of the October three-judge panel decision in PHH Corp. v CFPB.
Thompson Coburn LLP
Much has already been written about President-elect Donald Trump's unanticipated victory and the GOP retention of Congress last week.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The FTC has begun mailing checks totaling over $830,000 to almost 3,500 consumers who fell victim to a telemarketing debt collection scheme targeting Spanish-speaking consumers for payment of bogus debts.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On November 10, the Federal Trade Commission filed a complaint in the Northern District of Georgia against NetSpend Corporation, alleging that the company repeatedly deceived consumers...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On November 9, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois granted final approval of a $49.9 million Telephone Consumer Protection Act class action settlement....
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Pot smokers are not the only ones lining up outside the local dispensaries; plaintiff personal injury attorneys are as well.
Troutman Sanders LLP
A class of consumers in MDL recently filed their Motion for Final Approval of a Telephone Consumer Protection Act class action settlement against a debt collection company, Convergent Outsourcing Inc.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On November 7, the United States District Court for the Southern District of California granted final approval of the class settlement in Stemple v. QC Holdings, Inc., No. 3:12-cv-01997 (S.D. Cal.).
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
On November 8, 2016, California voters approved Proposition 67, the statewide ban on carry-out plastic bags, by 52 percent.
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Troutman Sanders LLP
On October 12, a Pennsylvania federal court granted final approval of a $5.2 million Telephone Consumer Protection Act class action against Power Home Remodeling Group LLC.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Consumers generally can use these accounts to make payments, store funds, withdraw cash at ATMs, receive direct deposits or send money to others.
Carlton Fields
A borrower had previously entered into three payday loan agreements that contained arbitration provisions mandating that all claims be arbitrated in the NAF, and under the Code of Procedure of the NAF.
Holland & Knight
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed on Nov. 18, 2016, a petition challenging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit's ruling in PHH Corp., et al. v. Cons. Fin. Prot. Bureau.
Reed Smith
We never heard the term "slack fill" before we started writing for this blog, but it seems to be getting a lot of attention lately. We enjoyed a podcast from NPR's Planet Money the other day discussing slack fill in black pepper containers, and we blogged on the FDA's regulation of slack fill a little more than a year ago.
Orrick
On August 9, 2016, the Second Circuit affirmed a district court's dismissal of claims asserted by two groups of self-proclaimed "indirect purchasers" of aluminum products...
Troutman Sanders LLP
The PCI announced updates to its payment device standard, which will enable stronger protections for cardholder data, including data cardholders' PINs and cardholder data stored on the magnetic stripe of cards or on mobile devices.
Reed Smith
Lyft, Inc. – the popular ride hailing service featuring the iconic pink moustache – is facing a second class action lawsuit in California alleging violations under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA").
Mayer Brown
For real estate brokers, agents, lenders and title companies subject to the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, October 11, 2016 was a banner day.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Given the outcome of the presidential election, the focus is now on President-Elect Trump's campaign promises to scale back the Dodd-Frank Act and pursue deregulation of financial services.
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