Mondaq USA: Consumer Protection
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.
Thompson Coburn LLP
The U.S. Senate's Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation held a hearing entitled Promoting the Well-Being and Academic Success of College Athletes.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Earlier this year, a Louisiana federal jury ordered a drug manufacturer to pay $6 billion in punitive damages and $1.5 million in actual damages.
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.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Earlier this evening, the U.S. Senate confirmed Elliot Kaye as the new CPSC Chairman and Joe Mohorovic as a new Commissioner of the agency.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Federal Reserve Board and others issued guidance regarding home equity lines of credit ("HELOCs") which were nearing their "end-of-draw" periods.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On July 21, 2014, the CFPB announced that it has further expanded its Consumer Complaint Database to include additional types of financial products.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) announced that the Senate will consider and vote on the nominations of Elliot Kaye and Joe Mohorovic on July 28th.
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Plaintiffs frequently sue businesses in class actions for violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991, 47 U.S.C. § 227 (the "TCPA").
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
The Defendants have agreed to pay one of the largest Telephone Consumer Protection Act settlement amounts in history.
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.
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."
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.
BuckleySandler LLP
To paraphrase a poem by the great Dr. Seuss, Oh, the places they've been. Oh, the places they'll go!
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.
Venable LLP
The FTC and now the CFPB have reportedly received more consumer complaints about debt collectors than about any other single industry.
Mayer Brown
On February 18, 2014, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System approved a final rule implementing the enhanced prudential standards contained in section 165 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act for US bank holding companies and foreign banking organizations.
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