Mondaq USA: Consumer Protection
Thompson Coburn LLP
In the fall of last year, California Governor Jerry Brown signed the Cleaning Product Right to Know Act of 2017 (the "CPRTKA"), adding provisions to the California Health and Safety Code ...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On February 8, 2018, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) released a Draft Three-Year Priority Product Work Plan (2018-2020) (new Work Plan) under its Safer Consumer Products (SCP) Program.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
In his pre-hearing questionnaire submitted to the Senate's Commerce Committee, the President's nominee for Chairman of the FTC, Joseph Simons ...
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
When a widespread industry practice comes under regulatory scrutiny, companies that end up in the crosshairs sometimes fall back on the "everyone does it" defense.
Arnold & Porter
On February 8, 2018, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) published its 2018-2020 Draft Priority Product Work Plan.
Holland & Knight
On Feb. 8, 2018, the National Science Foundation (NSF) announced in its "Important Notice to Presidents of Universities and Colleges and Heads of Other National Science Foundation Grantee Organization" that it was taking steps to promote safe and productive research environments.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Following a meeting to discuss improved cooperation between the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency ("OCC") and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") ...
Troutman Sanders LLP
A Roanoke City Circuit Court judge recently ordered a defendant to pay nearly $160,000 to two plaintiffs for violations of the Virginia Consumer Protection Act ...
Reed Smith
Strict liability is not the same as absolute liability. We learned that truth in law school, but too many plaintiff lawyers and judges seem to have unlearned it along the way.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
One court upholds protection of Dodd-Frank limiting the President's removal authority, while another court stifles a challenge against Mulvaney serving as acting Director of CFPB.
BakerHostetler
The normally five-person panel that oversees the Federal Trade Commission has been working at less than half-strength for more than a year.
BakerHostetler
The beginning of the new year serves up two interesting cases of companies that ran afoul of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for allegedly false "Made-in-the-USA" claims.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Two FINRA rule changes designed to prevent the exploitation of seniors and other vulnerable adults took effect on February 5th.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On January 29, a California state court approved a $2.25 million settlement to be paid by Walgreen Co., commonly known to consumers nationwide as the drug store chain Walgreens.
Holland & Knight
In an about-face, on Jan. 31, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit rejected PHH Corp.'s high profile constitutional challenge to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB) ...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
In a recent client alert, we reported that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or "Bureau") announced that it would issue a series of Requests for Information (RFIs) to "ensure the Bureau is fulfilling ...
Foley Hoag LLP
Massachusetts Appeals Court Holds Manufacturers of Non-Defective Component Parts Have No Duty to Warn of Risks Arising From Addition of Other Components In Finished Product.
Mayer Brown
On January 24, 2018, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB" or "Bureau") announced that it is seeking public comment on all aspects of its civil investigative demand ("CID") process.
Reed Smith
The pushback by Plaintiffs' lawyers against the Supreme Court's BMS decision continues, and it continues to largely fail.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Today, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ("D.C. Circuit") issued its en banc decision in the closely-watched PHH Corp. v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau...
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