Mondaq USA: Consumer Protection
Thompson Coburn LLP
With this fifth and final post, we’re wrapping up our REGucation series on projecting gainful employment rates.
Troutman Sanders LLP
America Honda Finance Corp., has just revealed in a recent public filing that the U.S. Department of Justice and the CFPB have authorized an enforcement action against the company.
Thompson Coburn LLP
The final step in determining the numerator for your D/E rates is to amortize the median loan debt for each GE Program over a 10-, 15-, or 20-year repayment period.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
To end an unfair business practices investigation being conducted by 45 separate state attorneys general, Sirius XM Radio ("Sirius") will pay a whopping $3.8 million into a settlement pool to be divided among the states.
Dickstein Shapiro LLP
Delaware AG Beau Biden led a group of AGs urging the CFPB to exercise its statutory authority to regulate the use of mandatory pre-dispute arbitration clause.
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
On November 13, the CFPB released a proposed rule that would provide significant consumer protections for prepaid accounts through substantial amendments to Regulation E (Electronic Fund Transfer Act) and Regulation Z (Truth in Lending Act).
Fox Rothschild LLP
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Troutman Sanders LLP
According to the CFPB, the hearing will feature remarks from CFPB Director Richard Cordray, as well as testimony from consumer groups, industry representatives, and members of the public.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Ernest Badway was quoted in the Financial Times article, "US Financial Advisers Resist Regulators on Pensions Rule."
Fox Rothschild LLP
What if parents had the power to gain control of a public school and force it to change or even close?
Thompson Coburn LLP
On October 31, 2014, the U.S. Department of Education promulgated its new "gainful employment" or "GE" regulations.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Last month, Archer Daniels Midland Co. joined a slew of corn exporters and other stakeholders who have sued Syngenta.
Troutman Sanders LLP
AFSA released a study this month that took issue with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's method of measuring discrimination in the automotive lending business.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Citing other actions by the CFPB and FTC, prosecutors said the criminal case was part of a trend by enforcement bodies to crack down on illegal debt collection practices.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Thirty-eight state and territorial attorneys general recently sent a letter to the FTC requesting that it update its Telemarketing Sales Rules.
Troutman Sanders LLP
A group of 16 state attorneys general wrote a letter encouraging the CFPB to crack down on pre-dispute mandatory arbitration clauses in consumer financial agreements.
Foley & Lardner
Every week, courts around the United States issue decisions addressing aspects of civil UDAAP claims.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Tomorrow, December 5, 2014, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) will be briefed by staff on a recommendation to issue a proposed rule to permanently prohibit five phthalates – DINP, DIBP, DPENP, DHEXP, DCHP – from children’s toys and child care articles.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Late this afternoon the U.S. Senate confirmed current Commissioner and former Acting-Chairman Robert S. Adler to a second 7 year term as a CPSC Commissioner by a 53-44 vote.
Holland & Knight
The ABA has concluded that a prosecutor who allows a debt collection company to use the prosecutor's letterhead to demand payment from borrowers violates Model Rules 8.4(c) and 5.5(a).
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Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
The Defendants have agreed to pay one of the largest Telephone Consumer Protection Act settlement amounts in history.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Institutions regulated by the CFPB and subject to its enforcement authority are dealing with of the agency’s sweeping authority to prohibit unfair, deceptive, and abusive acts or practices.
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
As a result of regulatory changes brought about by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, transactions known as exchanges for related positions and block trades have become the subject of increased scrutiny and attention.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Plaintiffs frequently sue businesses in class actions for violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991, 47 U.S.C. § 227 (the "TCPA").
Jones Day
In December 2013, a U.S. national retail store announced that credit and debit card data for more than 40 million consumers may have been compromised.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
As we’ve explored in past posts, mandatory GMO-labeling legislation has, at best, a spotty track record among state legislatures.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ordered a California mortgage lender to pay $730,000 for allegedly paying its loan originators compensation based on loan terms.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On November 7, the Rosen Law Firm, P.A. announced that it had filed a class action lawsuit against national chain Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches relating to a security breach involving customers’ credit and debit cards earlier this year.
Summary: On November 13, 2014, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") issued a proposed rule to extend certain federal consumer protections to the prepaid market.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The CFPB issued the latest edition of its "Supervisory Highlights" report, covering illegalities it discovered in the debt collection markets between March and June 2014.
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