Mondaq USA: Consumer Protection
Foley & Lardner
The self-critical analysis privilege protects only the results of candid assessments of the company’s compliance with laws and regulations.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On February 17, the District Court for the Northern District of Illinois in Telephone Science Corp. v. Trading Advantage LLC, et al. denied a motion to dismiss and a motion to compel discovery...
Dickstein Shapiro LLP
FTC Issues Final Order in First Application of FTC Act to Alleged Deceptive Patent Assertion
Fox Rothschild LLP
Jeffrey Sultanik was quoted in The Morning Call article "Saucon Valley Softens Deal, Teachers Propose New Offer."
Venable LLP
On March 17, 2015, the CFPB issued a Request for Information (RFI) to further understand how the credit card market is working in practice and how credit card protections affect consumers and credit card issuers.
Venable LLP
On March 10, 2015, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released its Arbitration Study and Report to Congress.
Dickstein Shapiro LLP
The CFPB released a report explaining the findings and conclusions of its multiyear study on the effects of mandatory arbitration clauses in contracts for a range of consumer financial products and services.
Foley & Lardner
Every week, courts around the United States issue decisions addressing aspects of civil UDAAP claims.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Jeffrey Sultanik was quoted in the 69 News article "Whitehall-Coplay SB Resolves to Aid Development of Former Lehigh Valley Dairy Site."
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
This space has addressed on several occasions, [HERE, HERE, HERE, and HERE], recent attempts to modify California’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, commonly known as Proposition 65.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The Georgia Governor's Office of Consumer Protection ("GOCP") issued a statement on March 5, announcing a $13 million settlement with RSB Equity Group, LLC ("RSB") and its principal, Roy Mullman.
Holland & Knight
On March 12, 2015, the FTC and CFPB, the two agencies in charge of the federal government's consumer protection mission, reauthorized their Memorandum of Understanding for three more years.
Dickstein Shapiro LLP
In a recent blog post, Dickstein Shapiro partners Maria Colsey Heard and Ann-Marie Luciano offer advice for companies facing AG investigations.
Reed Smith
On March 10, Director Richard Cordray of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau presided over a Field Hearing on Pre-Dispute Arbitration Clauses, discussing what he described as the "key findings" of the Bureau’s long-awaited 700-page Arbitration Report to Congress published earlier that morning.
Foley & Lardner
In recent years, manufacturers have seen a marked increase in state regulation of chemicals in consumer products.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
On February 25, a California legislator introduced a bill, AB 708, that would require manufacturers, distributors and retailers to disclose all "chemical" ingredients for designated consumer products "manufactured from chemicals or chemical compounds."
Foley & Lardner
Every week, courts around the United States issue decisions addressing aspects of civil UDAAP claims.
Day Pitney LLP
The 2015 UConn Innovation Quest (iQ) Program kicked off on February 16, 2015, with over 200 undergraduate, Masters, and Ph.D. students attending from across UConn.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On February 26, 2015, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau published a proposed rule that would suspend for one year the requirement that credit card issuers submit their agreements to the CFPB on a quarterly basis.
McGuireWoods LLP
On February 24, 2015, the CFPB proposed an amendment to Regulation Z which would suspend, for one year, credit card issuers’ obligations to submit credit card agreements to the CFPB.
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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
The Defendants have agreed to pay one of the largest Telephone Consumer Protection Act settlement amounts in history.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
On January 26, 2015, a judge for the Central District of California entered an order preliminarily approving a $2.7 million settlement to resolve a Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA") class action lawsuit against USCB, Inc. ("USCB").
Troutman Sanders LLP
Several attorneys from Troutman Sanders attended this week’s meeting of the National Association of Attorneys General in Washington, during which Richard Cordray,
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.
Venable LLP
On February 12, 2015, the CFPB took action against three mortgage companies for allegedly misleading consumers with advertisements implying U.S. government approval of their products.
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").
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Institutions regulated by the CFPB and subject to its enforcement authority are dealing with of the agency’s sweeping authority to prohibit unfair, deceptive, and abusive acts or practices.
Stites & Harbison PLLC
The announcement this week of the closure of Sweet Briar College after the end of this semester was significant and sad news.
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