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Morrison & Foerster LLP
The CFPB and the California DBO announced separate enforcement actions against Flurish, Inc., an online lender that does business as "LendUp" in California and two dozen other states.
Kaye Scholer LLP
Welcome to the latest installment of "And Now A Word From The Panel," a bimonthly column which "rides the circuit" with the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation as it meets at venues around the country.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.
The Federal Trade Commission released its final rules implementing the E‑Warranty Act of 2015, which gives manufacturers of consumer products the option of meeting warranty requirements...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On September 15, the Federal Trade Commission published a staff paper providing its perspective on the lead generation business.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
The batteries are designed to be very energy dense in a small form, which requires the use of a flammable solution inside the batteries.
Fox Rothschild LLP
We are proud to represent the New York Pet Welfare Association, whose members include purposely-bred dog owners, breeders, wholesalers, pet stores and veterinarians from across the country.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On September 13, the U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Committee passed an amended version of the Financial CHOICE Act...
Troutman Sanders LLP
A federal judge in the Northern District of California certified a class of job applicants in a lawsuit claiming a background check firm violated the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On September 15, 2016, the FTC adopted final amendments to its Magnuson-Moss Warranty Rules, to give effect to the E-Warranty Act of 2015.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The FTC and Florida Attorney General have filed papers seeking entry of agreed permanent injunctions and monetary judgments against numerous defendants involved in an alleged nationwide debt relief telemarketing scam.
Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams
Given the astronomical cost of college, all parents, including those more wealthy, should consider applying for financial aid.
Foley Hoag LLP
Petitions filed by Glock, Inc. and Remington Arms Company, LLC in Suffolk Superior Court in recent months will test the validity of a number of legal arguments that may be relied upon to set aside or limit the scope...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In May of 2016, the United States Supreme Court issued a game changing decision with an immediate impact on consumer financial litigation cases. Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, 136 S. Ct. 1540, 1547.
Thompson Coburn LLP
Last month, a district court judge in California dismissed a highly publicized lawsuit in which the plaintiff claimed that Starbucks' iced beverages contained too much ice and not enough coffee.
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
On July 28, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released an outline of proposals that it is considering to, in Director Richard Cordray's words, "drastically overhaul the debt collection market".
Judge Walter of the Central District of California entered summary judgment in favor of the CFPB on its claims against CashCall, Inc. arising out of allegedly unfair and deceptive loan practices.
Kaye Scholer LLP
Big data is becoming a defining element of consumer products today—now, even your dog's collar is streaming data
Jones Day
On June 6, the CFPB filed suit against third-party payment processor and two of its executives for allegedly enabling unauthorized and other illegal withdrawals from consumer banking accounts by their clients.
Jones Day
On June 17, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin dismissed a case against a large cable services provider on the grounds that the plaintiff did not have Article III standing.
Jones Day
On May 16, the U.S. Supreme Court reversed and remanded the Ninth Circuit's ruling that a plaintiff had standing to sue a consumer reporting agency.
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Kaye Scholer LLP
Cisco predicts that by the year 2020, there will be 50 billion devices connected to the internet, and some of those will be connected to other IoT devices as well.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On August 12, 2016, Southern District of California Judge William Q. Hayes denied most of a motion to dismiss and motion to strike in Hunter v. Nature's Way Products, LLC, Case No. 16cv532-WQH-BLM.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On August 15, the TPPPA filed a brief, amicus curiae, in support of the defendants' motion to dismiss in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's lawsuit against Intercept.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The Supreme Court's decision in Spokeo v. Robins has left counsel for both plaintiffs and defendants arguing that the decision supports their view of the requirement of "concrete and particularized" injury...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Webb v. Special Electric Co., Inc., 2016 Cal. LEXIS 3591 (May 23, 2016). The California Supreme Court formally adopted the sophisticated intermediary doctrine in regard to product liability claims.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Reminiscent of the fable of the Elephant and the Blind Men, the United States Supreme Court's splendidly opaque May 16, 2016 decision in Spokeo v. Robins has left counsel for both plaintiffs...
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
On September 8, 2016, three federal agencies, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve the FDIC and the Office of the OCC issued a lengthy 107 page report to Congress and the FSOC.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The FTC has approved a final settlement against Practice Fusion, Inc., a company that describes itself as the "number one cloud-based electronic health record platform for doctors and patients."
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
In light of the continued compliance and litigation challenges presented by the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, Mintz Levin's TCPA and Consumer Calling Practice team have launched an inaugural newsletter.
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
On July 28, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released an outline of proposals that it is considering to, in Director Richard Cordray's words, "drastically overhaul the debt collection market".
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