Mondaq USA: Consumer Protection
Troutman Sanders LLP
On September 2, 2016, California's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) finalized its rule amending Article 6 of the regulations implementing Proposition 65 (i.e., California's Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Environment Act of 1986).
Fisher Phillips LLP
Administrators at K-12 school districts around the country have enormous responsibilities, with Title IX compliance high up on their list.
On Sept. 30, 2016, Judge Analisa Torres of the Southern District of New York issued an order resolving competing motions for summary judgment in the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission's ongoing action against Donald R. Wilson and his firm, DRW Investments LLC ..
Holland & Knight
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Oct. 11, 2016, held unconstitutional the current structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau...
Troutman Sanders LLP
Until October 10, none of the constitutional or scope of enforcement authority challenges to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's power had been successful.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
In a recent decision, the Circuit Court for Spotsylvania County, Virginia, found that OmegaFlex was entitled to the protection of Virginia's statute of repose in a product liability lawsuit.
Thompson Coburn LLP
Over the past two months, Thompson Coburn's Higher Education Practice presented a four-part webinar series examining the U.S. Department of Education's proposed borrow defense rule.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Last week, following up on a more general warning issued on September 30, FDA alerted the public that it had received at least 10 reports of baby deaths associated with the use of homeopathic teething products.
Carlton Fields
The 110-page court decision, however, missed the chance to answer the troublesome questions contained in those boxes from HUD.
Fox Rothschild LLP
NYC Council is at it again. This time, they are considering an ordinance that will 'prohibit the display or exhibition of many wild or exotic animals, with exceptions for accredited zoos, research facilities, religious ceremonies or celebrations, and educational or conservation-related programs or presentations."
Mayer Brown
Today, a panel of the D.C. Circuit—composed of Judges Srinivasan and Pillard and Senior Judge Edwards—heard argument in ACA International v. FCC.
Morgan Lewis
The modifications significantly change both the AG's Regulations and OEHHA's Clear and Reasonable Warnings provisions.
WARNING: This product contains a chemical known to the State to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm.
Troutman Sanders LLP
U.S. District Judge Cathy A. Bencivengo recently dismissed a plaintiff's TCPA putative class claim due to lack of standing required under Article III.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Brian E. Subers was featured in The Mercury News article, "Daniel Boone School Board Retains Current Solicitor."
On October 11, the D.C. Circuit issued a major decision holding the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) unconstitutional and sharply limiting the CFPB's enforcement powers.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Since its passage in the Senate, there has not been much action with the Assembly version of S63.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Richard Cordray, director of the CFPB, issued a letter expressing the CFPB's views on whether credit discrimination on the basis of gender identity and sexual orientation violates the ECOA and Regulation B.
The CFPB finalized comprehensive consumer protections for prepaid account users that require, among other things, financial institutions to limit consumer losses when funds are stolen or cards are lost.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The CFPB adopted a final rule to enhance consumer protections for prepaid accounts subject to Regulation E (which implements the Electronic Fund Transfer Act) and Regulation Z (which implements the Truth in Lending Act).
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Kaye Scholer LLP
In his 2013 State of the Union address, President Obama said that 3D printing is a technology that has "the potential to revolutionize the way we make almost everything."
Troutman Sanders LLP
On September 15, the Federal Trade Commission published a staff paper providing its perspective on the lead generation business.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Pet stores used to be the primary source for puppies in the U.S. That role has drastically changed-rescues and shelters are now the dominant providers of pets, replacing pet stores.
Troutman Sanders LLP
In one of the largest settlements in history under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA"), Sirius XM Radio Inc. agreed to pay $35 million to resolve putative class actions filed throughout the country...
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.
Day Pitney LLP
In recent months, a spate of class actions have been brought against more than a dozen major universities that sponsor 403(b) plans.
Jones Day
Since March, at least 10 states—Arizona, Connecticut, Colorado, Hawaii, Kansas, New Hampshire, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, and West Virginia—have added laws to protect the privacy of students.
Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams
Given the astronomical cost of college, all parents, including those more wealthy, should consider applying for financial aid.
Mayer Brown
Today, a three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued a ruling overturning a $109 million monetary penalty imposed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Kaye Scholer LLP
Consumer products manufacturers have sought to protect the configuration of their products under US law for well over a century—the seminal US Supreme Court case on design patents, involving silverware pattern designs, was decided in 1871.
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