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Troutman Sanders LLP
The Federal Trade Commission, along with 11 states and the District of Columbia, just announced "Operation Game of Loans."
Troutman Sanders LLP
A federal judge in Utah has ruled that a debt collector may rely on the "bona fide error" defense to defeat a claim for violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
This morning at the CPSC's public hearing Commissioner Joe Mohorovic announced that he would be resigning from his position as a Commissioner, effective Friday, October 20th.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
DTSC seeks public input to evaluate whether certain product/chemical combinations will be targeted for future inclusion in the SCP Program.
Foley Hoag LLP
On September 22, 2017, the Department of Education ("DOE") issued new interim guidance for Title IX, formally withdrew prior guidance documents...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
A Florida court recently broke with other district courts in its circuit when it concluded that a plaintiff lacks standing to sue a defendant for mere technical violation of the FACTA unless the plaintiff has been harmed
Troutman Sanders LLP
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a press release earlier today alerting the media and other interested parties that it will announce a "major coordinated consumer fraud enforcement initiative"...
Foley & Lardner
The Arbitration Rule, which was issued in July 2017 but which will not go into effect until March 2018...
Carlton Fields
Plaintiff's putative class action alleged that defendant Mott's violated FDA regulations and California's Sherman Law and Unfair Competition Law when it labeled and sold its 100 percent apple juice...
Reed Smith
Roughly 227,000 consumers will receive an average of $43 each in an effort by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to send refunds to purchasers of dietary supplement products sold by Health Formulas LLC.
Carlton Fields
Underwriters that rely on popular credit-scoring models like FICO and VantageScore to assess risk may have noticed that some consumer credit scores jumped recently.
Holland & Knight
The U.S. Department of Education rescinded two major Office for Civil Rights guidance documents interpreting the application of Title IX to reports of sexual misconduct.
Carlton Fields
The district court initially granted in part and denied in part defendant's motion to dismiss.
Carlton Fields
Further, there is a rebuttable presumption that an advertisement is generally insufficient to establish such a relationship.
Davis & Gilbert
The massive data breach at Equifax has quickly spurred a number of lawsuits on behalf of consumers. That was to be expected.
Reed Smith
Do as I say, not as I do. A crutch used by parents worldwide to justify their own bad habits while trying to ensure their children don't repeat them.
BakerHostetler
Back in April, we reviewed several new initiatives within the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Over the past few weeks, there have been many key goings-on related to the CPSC and its Commissioners.
Proskauer Rose LLP
I am a public school kid of a public school teacher. I remember learning to read from the back of a cereal box with my mom as I ate breakfast each morning.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On September 26, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey's office filed a complaint against used car dealer JD Byrider, accusing the dealership of using predatory practices in its sale of allegedly defective vehicles.
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Mayer Brown
On October 5th, the CFPB finalized its long-awaited payday lending rule, reportedly five years in the making.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Legal adult-use marijuana is associated with risks that may cause bodily injury and property damage. Many of these risks have been well documented and widely discussed in the media, ...
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
The recent indictment of at least 10 individuals associated with college basketball should alert every university, and many businesses, to the importance of operating strong ethics and compliance programs...
Reed Smith
We're quite familiar with people who say one thing, when they think that's in their interest, and later when circumstances change, say something quite different.
Mayer Brown
No AfBA disclosure — no safe harbor! By Consent Order dated September 27, 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau took action against Meridian Title Corporation for violating Section 8....
Morrison & Foerster LLP
In a split across party lines, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC or the "Commission") recently voted on a largely unprecedented course of action: to ban an entire class of chemicals...
Troutman Sanders LLP
Two recent decisions from the Southern District of New York and the District of New Jersey have expressly disagreed about a credit repair company's dispute of a debt on behalf of a consumer in two Fair Debt Collection Practices Act cases.
Reed Smith
We harbor a suspicion that half the drug/device tort cases we encounter are really medical malpractice cases in search of a deeper pocket.
Reed Smith
The California Supreme Court heard oral argument in T.H. v. Novartis on Monday.
Littler Mendelson
On September 22, 2017, the U.S. Department of Education rescinded its April 4, 2011 Dear Colleague Letter regarding sexual assault and its April 29, 2014 Questions and Answers on Title IX and Sexual Violence.
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