Mondaq USA: Consumer Protection
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The complaint alleges that Michaels knowingly violated the CPSA by failing to timely report to the CPSC that the glass walls of certain vases were too thin to withstand normal handling...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On April 9, the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation ordered that three putative nationwide class actions against Michaels Stores Inc. be centralized in New Jersey.
McGuireWoods LLP
In a recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, eBay's PayPal division disclosed that it could be hit with an enforcement lawsuit by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On April 9, PayPal Holdings Inc. ("PayPal") issued a regulatory filing indicating that it may soon face a lawsuit from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Venable LLP
On April 21, 2015, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed a complaint and consent order against Green Tree Servicing, LLC, a mortgage servicing company.
Dickstein Shapiro LLP
Texas AG Ken Paxton filed a lawsuit against Benco Dental Supply Company (Benco) alleging that it engaged in anticompetitive conduct to prevent lower-cost dental suppliers from entering the market...
Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell, P.A.
On March 26, 2015, the Supreme Court of Florida authorized proposed changes to the standard jury instructions pertaining to product liability cases.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Jeffrey Sultanik was quoted in The Pocono Record article "Making More Than 100 Teachers Part-Time One of Stroudsburg's Budget Scenarios."
Troutman Sanders LLP
On April 6, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced its next Community Bank Advisory Council meeting.
Foley Hoag LLP
In In re: Celexa and Lexapro Marketing and Sales Practices Litigation, 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 2632 (1st Cir. Feb. 20, 2015), plaintiffs purchased a prescription antidepressant drug...
Dickstein Shapiro LLP
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced that it is considering proposed rules to regulate the market for short-term and long-term payday loans...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On Tuesday, March 31, 2015, Governor Tomblin signed into law Senate Bill No. 542 amending several sections of the West Virginia Consumer Credit Protection Act.
Venable LLP
Last month, a federal court judge in Los Angeles shed some light on when a class action waiver clause in online terms and conditions is Ė or is not Ė enforceable against consumers.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On March 26, the Federal Trade Commission conducted a media call regarding the completion of " Operation Ruse Control," a joint effort targeting deceptive auto dealer practices...
McGuireWoods LLP
On March 19, 2015, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a new consumer complaint policy that gives individual complainants the ability to provide narrative versions of their complaints...
Troutman Sanders LLP
The Court stated that the treble damages provision "requires the violator to know he was performing the conduct that violates the statute."
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Time to dust off those federal jurisdiction hornbooks! The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and Office of the Solicitor General (collectively, "the government") submitted an amicus brief to the Supreme Court in response to a petition for a writ of certiorari in the closely-watched case Spokeo, Inc. v. Thomas Robins, No. 13-1339.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Troutman Sanders LLP has substantial experience in counseling employers on disclosure form documents under the FCRA, as well as experience in litigating challenges to such claims.
Womble Carlyle
Last week, the SEC announced its first enforcement action against a company for using language in confidentiality agreements that the SEC concluded had the potential to stifle the whistleblower process.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
On April 7, Renee Dudley of Bloomberg News authored an article entitled "The Cheap Toys You Buy Your Kid Are Rarely Inspected."
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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.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
On February 25, 2015, the parties to a Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA") class action lawsuit filed a proposed settlement agreement which may require health club operator Life Time Fitness ("LTF") to pay up to $15 million in damages.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Institutions regulated by the CFPB and subject to its enforcement authority are dealing with of the agencyís sweeping authority to prohibit unfair, deceptive, and abusive acts or practices.
Anderson Kill
very year, the IRS issues alerts about a variety of common tax tricks and swindles (collectively referred to as "scams") that it has seen, in an attempt to warn taxpayers about the threats.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
The Defendants have agreed to pay one of the largest Telephone Consumer Protection Act settlement amounts in history.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
On December 19, 2014, a class action lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, alleging that CVS Pharmacy, Inc. ("CVS") has been sending consumers unsolicited text messages in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA").
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Have you ever wondered whether a late-night television infomercial offer was too good to be true? Advertising regulators wonder the same thing.
Reed Smith
A spate of recent multi-million dollar settlements has shown that medical device manufacturers are subject to substantial liability under the False Claims Act if they misstate the country of origin of their products.
Ropes & Gray LLP
On April 1, 2015, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced the resolution of its first enforcement action against a company for violations of the whistleblower protection provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act regulations.
Venable LLP
On March 26, 2015, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced several proposals to regulate short-term and longer-term consumer lending.
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