Mondaq USA: Consumer Protection
Dickstein Shapiro LLP
In February, New York AG Eric Schneiderman announced the results of an investigation into store-branded dietary supplements sold at major national retailers.
Troutman Sanders LLP
This is not the first time auto dealerships have been in the New York attorney general's crosshairs, nor is New York the only one monitoring the industry.
Dickstein Shapiro LLP
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) secured a temporary injunction to block the proposed merger between Sysco Corporation and U.S. Foods Inc.
Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell, P.A.
Importance of the decision: This is the first case in Florida to apply the 1980 FTC Policy Statement on Unfairness to FDUTPA actions.
Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell, P.A.
The Fourth District Court of Appeals recently held that a business entity does not have to be a "consumer" in order to have standing to bring a claim under the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act.
McGuireWoods LLP
On June 11, 2015, Sen. Jack Reed [D-RI] introduced a bill amending the Consumer Financial Protection Act to extend CFPB oversight and protection to include key provisions of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) continues to escalate its enforcement efforts.
Fox Rothschild LLP
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Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
On June 2, 2015, the Suffolk County Legislature became the latest county legislature in New York to pass a "toxic-free toys" act.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On June 18, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") voted 3-2 to approve an order that promises to have major and negative impacts on companies who use modern telephone technology to text and call consumers.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The Complaint further alleges that the companies distributed a small number of the allegedly defective coffee pots to retailers even after the recall was announced, which is also prohibited by the CPSA.
Dickstein Shapiro LLP
Doing Business in California? The AG Wants You to Know Your Supply Chain.
Littler Mendelson
The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 20101 ("Dodd-Frank Act" or "Act") authorizes certain federal agencies to assess the "diversity policies and practices of the entities they regulate."
Foley & Lardner
Today, the FCC ruled on 21 long-standing petitions and letters seeking clarifications of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
Dickstein Shapiro LLP
New York AG Eric Schneiderman and Connecticut AG George Jepsen are investigating Apple Inc. for potential antitrust violations associated with its negotiations with record labels to make way for Apple's new music streaming service.
WilmerHale
On June 10, 2015, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced a final rule that will allow it to supervise larger nonbank automobile finance companies.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
As many readers of this blog know, the start of 2011 saw the enactment of a massive bill aimed at overhauling the nation's food safety system to become more preventive instead of reactive to safety problems and illness outbreaks.
McGuireWoods LLP
Corinthian Colleges (Corinthian) announced on April 26 that it would cease operations at its remaining physical campuses.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Earlier this year, we wrote about a far-reaching product safety ordinance enacted into law in Albany County, NY (the "County") entitled "The Toxic Free Toys Act."
Dickstein Shapiro LLP
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) reached a settlement with Cephalon, Inc., resolving allegations that the pharmaceutical company engaged in anticompetitive behavior and violated the FTC Act...
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Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
In its Open Meeting last Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission (the "FCC" or "Commission") adopted what has been called a "package of declaratory rulings."
Troutman Sanders LLP
A putative nationwide class action was recently filed under the Fair Credit Reporting Act against Dollar Tree Stores Inc. The lawsuit was filed in federal district court in Florida.
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
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.
Troutman Sanders LLP
In Moore v. Rite Aid Headquarters, the District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania ruled that the plaintiff had stated a plausible employment adverse action claim under the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Jones Day
A central issue in many Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA") cases is whether the communication that the plaintiff challenges amounts to an "unsolicited advertisement" or whether it is merely an informational communication that is not prohibited by the statute
Venable LLP
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a final rule regarding its oversight of nonbank automobile finance companies.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Over the past few years, companies and industry trade groups have filed petitions with the FCC seeking clarifications on various aspects of the TCPA.
Foley & Lardner
The Director of the Federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Richard Cordray, issued a decision yesterday in the first appeal of a Bureau administrative enforcement action.
McGuireWoods LLP
The CFPB's enforcement action against PHH alleged that PHH violated RESPA by accepting illegal kickback payments in return for referring customers to mortgage insurance companies for certain settlement services.
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