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Troutman Sanders LLP
The 2010 financial reform law, known as the Dodd-Frank Act, has led to a 14.5 percent cut in consumer revolving credit since its enactment, says the American Action Forum
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Recently, our colleague Patricia Moran contributed an article to Employment Matters, Mintz Levin's Employment, Labor & Benefits blog, regarding "The Health and Welfare ‘Wrap' Document: What It Is and Why You Want One".
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
In a recent article by our colleague Patricia Moran of Mintz Levin's Employment Labor and Benefits practice, new light is shed regarding the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) effects on health insurance stipends...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On February 2, 2016, the Central District of California denied class certification in a claim for false advertising related to the sale of electronic cigarettes.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
President Obama signed Public Law 112-28 ("PL 112-28") into law on August 12, 2011. PL 112-28 amended numerous provisions of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act ("CPSIA").
Holland & Knight
Almost every company selling consumer products has a sale on something at some point. And some companies offer everyday low pricing or a variant of that practice.
Kaye Scholer LLP
Imagine having the ability to defeat dozens, if not hundreds or even thousands of cases, with a single motion. From a defendant's perspective, finding the tool to accomplish that goal would be a dream come true.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On February 2, 2016, the Central District of California denied class certification in a claim for false advertising related to the sale of electronic cigarettes.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The federal banking agencies and the CFTC, FTC, NCUA and SEC have issued a final rule amending their privacy rules under Title V of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act.
Foley & Lardner
The Obama Administration's Department of Education announced the creation of a Student Aid Enforcement Unit to respond more quickly and efficiently to allegations of illegal actions by institutes of higher education.
Dickstein Shapiro LLP
CFPB Continues to Limit Dealer Discretion in Indirect Auto Lending; FTC Sticks Glue Maker With Lawsuit; New York AG Looks to Pull the Plug on Ticket Bots.
Foley Hoag LLP
Foley Hoag's Product Liability Update is a quarterly update concerning developments in product liability and related law of interest to product manufacturers and sellers.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Judge Alonso disagreed.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The Federal Trade Commission recently unveiled significant enhancements to its online portal designed to help victims recover from identity theft.
Dickstein Shapiro LLP
Washington AG Bob Ferguson is seeking summary judgment and an order to lift the protective order over the documents filed in his case against the Grocery Manufacturers Association...
Kaye Scholer LLP
In product liability litigations there has been an increasing trend for plaintiffs to hire "‘expert' witnesses whose intended role is more to argue the client's cause from the witness stand than to bring to the fact-finder specialized knowledge or expertise that would be helpful in resolving the issues of fact presented by the lawsuit."
Troutman Sanders LLP
On January 25, on a 23-15 vote, Virginia's "ban the box" bill, SB335, passed the Virginia Senate. The proposal will now make its way to the Virginia House of Delegates for deliberation and potential approval.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On November 9, 2015, Terria Harris filed an Amended Complaint against Home Depot U.S.A., Inc. in a Fair Credit Reporting Act ("FCRA") background check class action lawsuit.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Can a debt collector leave a message for a debtor with a third party who answers the debtor's phone?
Troutman Sanders LLP
Debt collectors frequently rely on affidavits that attest to the validity of underlying debt in state court collection actions.
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Fox Rothschild LLP
Judge Lorna Schofield has agreed to stay a Fair Credit Reporting Act case until the U.S. Supreme Court issues its highly anticipated ruling in Robbins v. Spokeo, Inc.
Thompson Coburn LLP
It comes as no surprise that virtually every postsecondary administrator is familiar with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99).
Foley & Lardner
In the ongoing Integrity Advance enforcement action by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB" or "Bureau"), the Office of Enforcement this January filed a brief...
Troutman Sanders LLP
A multinational consumer health care products company and its staffing agency are the latest companies to be hit with a putative class action accusing them of violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Arnall, Golden & Gregory LLP
Beginning in earnest in 2013, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") began to exert pressure on the payments industry...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On January 15, 2016, the CFPB filed a brief opposing a motion to dismiss in the Matter of Integrity Advance, LLC asserting that there is no time bar for certain CFPB actions under its UDAAP authority.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The CFPB released a resource intended to help lenders understand and implement the TILA-RESPA integrated disclosures ("TRID") when extending construction loans.
Duane Morris LLP
Many states have enacted consumer collection practices laws that impose addition hurdles for lenders in their efforts to collect debts and foreclose mortgages.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On January 28, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released its monthly consumer complaint report, highlighting consumer complaints about financial services such as debt settlement, check cashing, money orders, and credit repair.
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