Mondaq USA: Consumer Protection
Dickstein Shapiro LLP
In response to consumer complaints, Ohio AG Mike DeWine is investigating businesses for bottled water price gouging during the city of Toledo's water ban.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
In the often placid world of insurance coverage, change has been most evident with regard to the definition of the term "occurrence."
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Throughout the year, this space has periodically re-visited the topic of regulating the manufacture and labeling of foods with genetically modified ingredients.
Arent Fox LLP
The Ninth Circuit sent website owners a clear warning that the onus is on them to put users on notice of the terms of use to which they wish to bind consumers.
Dickstein Shapiro LLP
Incumbent AG George Jepsen (D) and Kie Westby (R) received their respective parties’ nomination after both ran unopposed in the primary.
Ballard Spahr LLP
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau recently published a proposed rule that would amend Regulation P...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
In the wake of the tragic drowning of Virginia Graeme Baker, granddaughter of former SeAirbnb Pool and Spa Safetycretary of State James Baker, Congress passed and President Bush signed into law the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act.
Jones Day
Users should also contact manufacturers with any concerns about product contamination or adverse events.
Foley & Lardner
August 22, 2014 is the deadline to submit your comments in response to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s proposed disclosure of consumer complaint narrative data.
Foley & Lardner
Blast fax cases filed under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act just became harder to certify in Minnesota.
Venable LLP
The Order also states that the mortgage company maintained an affiliate relationship with an appraisal company and referred over 99% of its appraisals to its affiliate.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Jeff Sultanik was mentioned in the Pennsylvania School Boards Association’s Daily Edition.
Dickstein Shapiro LLP
Partner Milton A. Marquis and Counsel Ann-Marie Luciano published an article in the Summer 2014 issue of the American Bar Association's State and Local Law News.
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.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Two years ago, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) took the uncommon step of filing administrative complaints against multiple rare-earth magnet companies who refused to voluntarily recall magnetic adult desk toy products deemed to be defective by CPSC staff
Dickstein Shapiro LLP
West Virginia AG Patrick Morrisey settled antitrust allegations with GE Funding Capital Market Services, Trinity Plus Funding Co. LLC, and Trinity Funding Co. LLC for $950,000.
Venable LLP
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau published a study of customer experiences with overdrafts at several large banks with over $10 billion in assets.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
Decree-Law 24/2014 of 2011 was entered into effect on June 13, 2014, revoking the previous law on Consumers Protection in Distance Selling Contracts.
Venable LLP
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has concluded its third year. The Bureau has taken significant steps to define its role in the consumer financial services industry.
Dickstein Shapiro LLP
CWAG held its annual meeting this week in Park City, Utah, which was attended by several members of Dickstein Shapiro’s State Attorneys General practice.
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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.
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.
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
Hooters, the well-known sports bar franchise, was recently sued in the Central District of California for allegedly sending unsolicited commercial text messages.
Venable LLP
The Order also states that the mortgage company maintained an affiliate relationship with an appraisal company and referred over 99% of its appraisals to its affiliate.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
In April of 2014, we asked What is an "Autodialer" under the TCPA?
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
President Obama recently called attention to the issue of sexual violence on college campuses, stating that "more needs to be done to ensure safe, secure environments for students" and that "we must strengthen and address compliance issues."
Jones Day
Parties wishing to make their views known on this and other TCPA matters ahead of likely FCC action may wish to consider filing comments with the Commission.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The Securities and Exchange Commission estimates that approximately 1,300 hedge and private equity fund managers registered as investment advisers with the agency as a result of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act's rule changes.
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