Mondaq USA: Consumer Protection
Venable LLP
Upon opening its doors three years ago, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau began accepting complaints from consumers about consumer financial products.
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
Recently, there have been a number of bills issued and proposals made as the U.S. Congress begins the process of reauthorizing of the Higher Education Act.
Foley Hoag LLP
A divided panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit upheld the constitutionality of the undergraduate admissions program at the University of Texas.
Dickstein Shapiro LLP
The State AG Monitor provides insight on the vital role AGs play as well as the impact they have on the business community.
Venable LLP
Three years after it opened for business, on July 21, 2014, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced it was accepting complaints from consumers with problems with (1) prepaid cards; (2) debt settlement services; (3) credit repair services; and (4) pawn and title loans.
Foley & Lardner
Will the CFPB start disclosing consumers' gripes and rants?
Foley & Lardner
In November, 2013, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced its first enforcement action against a payday lender.
Dickstein Shapiro LLP
New York AG Eric Schneiderman and Uber have announced an agreement to cap prices for all services within the state during abnormal disruptions of the market.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Last week, the California Supreme Court granted review of Ramos v. Brenntag Specialties, Inc. to resolve a split in the Second Appellate District regarding the application of California’s component parts doctrine.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Jeffrey Sultanik was quoted in the Ambler Gazette article "Upper Dublin School Board Approves Fact-Finder’s Report, Puts Ball in Teachers’ Court."
Foley & Lardner
The Federal Trade Commission announced amendments, on July 8, 2014, to its Used Auto Parts Guides.
Sidley & Austin
There are many reasons to move to dismiss a consumer class action. Costs and exposure tend to increase as the case proceeds through discovery and certification.
Venable LLP
Upon opening its doors three years ago, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau began accepting complaints from consumers about consumer financial products.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The House of Representatives is currently considering H.R. 5016, the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act of 2015.
Duane Morris LLP
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that Pennsylvania's Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law does not apply to community colleges.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Today the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee approved three pending nominations for the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
A California federal judge revived a putative class action accusing Amy’s Kitchen Inc. of misleading customers by labeling sugar as "evaporated cane juice".
Venable LLP
In January 2012, President Obama made recess appointments of the first Director of the CFPB and two members of the NLRB when the Senate was in pro forma session.
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
On June 25, Judge Michael Anello of the Southern District of California granted summary judgment in favor of defendant Sharp Healthcare.
Venable LLP
On May 23, 2014, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released its semi-annual update to its rulemaking agenda.
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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").
Venable LLP
The FTC and now the CFPB have reportedly received more consumer complaints about debt collectors than about any other single industry.
BuckleySandler LLP
To paraphrase a poem by the great Dr. Seuss, Oh, the places they've been. Oh, the places they'll go!
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.
Venable LLP
On May 23, 2014, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released its semi-annual update to its rulemaking agenda.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The Consumer Product Safety Commission settled an unprecedented proceeding against Craig Zucker, the former CEO of Maxfield and Oberton Holdings, LLC .
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.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
Best Buy Co. is the latest business forced to settle an action brought pursuant to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The OCC issued interim procedures for examiners to assess banks’ progress in developing a framework to comply with the requirements of the "Volcker Rule."
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act grants to the CFPB the power to bring actions against "related persons" of non-depository institutions.
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