Mondaq USA: Consumer Protection
Troutman Sanders LLP
On May 1, the District Court for the Middle District of Alabama issued an order requesting that the parties provide supplemental briefing on the issue of standing in a lawsuit alleging Fair Credit Reporting...
Thompson Coburn LLP
CBE models, already offered at a number of higher education institutions, award credit based on student learning, not time spent in class.
Venable LLP
Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins was filed in the United States District Court for the Central District of California under the FCRA.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
For those students who can afford or have other access to legal services, the Clery Act requirements will almost certainly result in more students in campus proceedings being represented by attorneys.
Troutman Sanders LLP
In Modica v. Green Tree Servicing, LLC, the Northern District of Illinois limited the scope of what constitutes an Automatic Telephone Dialing System (ATDS) under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Together, the carriers would have a maximum potential obligation to refund $120 million to consumers.
Dickstein Shapiro LLP
State AGs In The News - May 14th, 2015
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
On Monday of this week, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit held that a putative class action complaint filed against Sprint alleging that it had violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA") must be submitted to arbitration.
Troutman Sanders LLP
A district court in Florida quickly denied a motion by Whole Foods Market Group Inc. to stay a proposed class action under the Fair Credit Reporting Act until the Supreme Court rules on the pending matter...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The CFPB recently released a report, Data Point: Credit Invisibles, concluding that 45 million Americans do not have credit histories or have credit histories that are too sparse to generate a credit score.
Troutman Sanders LLP
According to a study released by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on May 5, 26 million Americans have no credit rating at all, making them "credit invisible."
Troutman Sanders LLP
Lawsuits filed by consumers under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Telephone Consumer Protection Act, and Fair Credit Reporting Act all increased from February to March 2015...
Troutman Sanders LLP
Starting June 1, Alison Kutler will be the new acting chief of the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, the division of the Federal Communications Commission that oversees the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
Dickstein Shapiro LLP
The Ninth Circuit issued its decision in Center for Competitive Politics v. Kamala Harris, affirming the District Court's denial of a preliminary injunction...
Thompson Coburn LLP
We encourage institutions to review these documents carefully, whether hiring and training a new Title IX coordinator, or evaluating the role and responsibilities of current Title IX staff.
Strasburger & Price, L.L.P.
Cyberbullying can happen anytime and anywhere, and it can reach children even when they are alone.
BakerHostetler
Dynamic pricing is the practice of offering different prices to consumers based on various factors designed to maximize sales and profits...
Dickstein Shapiro LLP
James Martin received a 2015 Burton Distinguished Legal Writing Award for his article, "Fermat’s Principle and the FTAIA: What Courts Can Learn From Optics," which was published in the September 2014 edition of CPI Antitrust Chronicle.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On April 14, the CFPB and the Navajo Nation filed a Complaint in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico seeking monetary penalties against a tax-preparation franchise and its ownership for allegedly running an illegal tax refund scheme.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Darrell Miller was featured in The University of Cincinnati Foundation article, "4 UC Alumni Elected to Serve on the UC Foundation Board of Trustees."
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Troutman Sanders LLP
In Donaldson, the court rejected the plaintiff's argument that filing the proofs of claim mischaracterized the legal status of the debt.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The Dodd-Frank Act directs the CFPB to publish rules and forms that combine certain disclosures that consumers receive in connection with applying for and closing a mortgage loan under TILA and RESPA.
Foley & Lardner
The Supreme Court recently accepted review of one of the most talked about privacy class action and consumer cases of the past year, Robins v. Spokeo, Inc.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
We don’t know about you, but we’ve been following the contentious litigation between the CFPB and debt-relief services company Morgan Drexen pretty closely.
BakerHostetler
The case concerns an incident where a patient suffered a severe adverse reaction while receiving intravenous injections of lipoic acid, an antioxidant supplement, for treatment of hepatitis C.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
This Wednesday, the Federal Trade Commission (the "FTC or Commission") sued satellite television service provider DirecTV, Inc. and its subsidiary ("DIRECTV") in federal court in San Francisco.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Advertising agency Campbell-Ewald Co. began sending text messages through its subcontractor, MindMatic LLC, in 2006 as part of a Navy-approved effort to tap new technologies in recruitment campaigns, the company says.
Venable LLP
Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins was filed in the United States District Court for the Central District of California under the FCRA.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On April 22, 2015, two human rights non-governmental organizations, Amnesty International and Global Witness, published a report analyzing compliance by US reporting companies with the US Securities...
Troutman Sanders LLP
In Mattiaccio v. DHA Group, Inc., the plaintiff asserted three counts against his employer and its management under the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
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