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Troutman Sanders LLP
The FTC has approved a final settlement against Practice Fusion, Inc., a company that describes itself as the "number one cloud-based electronic health record platform for doctors and patients."
Troutman Sanders LLP
The court considered a five-digit credit card number, but which consisted of the first number and the last four numbers of the credit card.
Duane Morris LLP
Determining third-party servicer status of service providers is a fact-based inquiry with significant consequences for institutional reporting and contractual obligations
Fox Rothschild LLP
Jeffrey T. Sultanik was featured in The Mercury News article, "Boyertown School Board Member Chides Administration in Public."
However, though the final agenda includes experts across a range of different industries and subject-matter backgrounds, the emphasis of the event appears to be on best practices and disclosure methodologies generally.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Traditional Product Liability defenses may not apply in the defense of cases involving gaming apps.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has adopted a final rule that requires SEC-reporting resource extraction issuers to disclose payments to the U.S. federal government...
On August 4, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued updated servicing rules to expand foreclosure protections for homeowners and struggling borrowers.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
It's probably common knowledge to even a novice product liability practitioner that a manufacturer can be held liable for a defect in a component part supplied by another company...
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
PayPal has entered into a $175,000 settlement with the Texas Attorney General's Office after the state alleged that PayPal's Venmo application violated portions of the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Consumer Protection Act.
Reed Smith
These Amendments will not become effective until 18 months after publication in the Federal Register.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
FINRA reminded member firms of new FINRA Rule 4554, which requires alternative trading systems to submit additional ATS-specific data elements in existing reports for orders in National Market System stocks...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals' recent decision supports the requirement that plaintiffs must allege exposure to and reliance on specific misrepresentations in order to maintain fraud claims.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Jeffrey T. Sultanik was featured in the WFMZ-TV News article, "Whitehall-Coplay School Board Says Farewell to Superintendent."
Herrick, Feinstein LLP
How well do you know what's in your company's Terms and Conditions? What are the Terms and Conditions asking of your consumers?
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Every time there is a tragedy on a ride at an amusement park, the nation turns its attention and scrutiny on the CPSC as the nation's safe products regulator.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation is seeking comment on proposed examination guidance for Third-Party Lending.
Jones Day
On July 13, 2016, the FTC approved final consent orders against four companies that allegedly misrepresented personal care products such as skin care products, shampoos, and sunscreens as all-natural.
Jones Day
On July 28, 2016, as a precursor to eventual notice-and-comment rulemaking, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB" or "Bureau") released an outline of proposals under consideration for regulating the debt collection market.
Mayer Brown
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (the "Bureau" or "CFPB") has taken another step towards improving its consumer complaint process and the Consumer Complaint Database.
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Kaye Scholer LLP
This technology is already being used to generate liver tissue for use in drug testing.
On Friday, July 29, US President Obama signed into law S. 764, which overturns Vermont's GMO label law and establishes a national standard for GMO (genetically modified organism) labeling.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
For many consumers, it is hard to remember performing a daily routine without using a mobile application.
Perkins Coie LLP
Emboldened by the promise of easy fee recovery, plaintiffs' attorneys have filed more than 300 food-labeling class actions since 2014, many in California. These lawsuits challenge the use of certain food additives (e.g., partially hydrogenated oils, or PHOs) and attack the allegedly misleading use of terms such as "natural" or "evaporated cane juice" (ECJ) on food-product labels.
Holland & Knight
When food and beverage companies think of their largest risks, data breaches have not historically come to mind, but this is changing.
Herrick, Feinstein LLP
An Illinois federal judge sentenced a New Jersey commodities trader to three years in prison under a law prohibiting "spoofing," added to the Commodity Exchange Act by the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Products like e-cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) have been under intense scrutiny in recent years from public health officials, legislators at all levels of government...
Duane Morris LLP
In the past year, Carlson Lynch Sweet Kilpela & Carpenter LLP, which was responsible for filing hundreds of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) ATM class action lawsuits nationwide, has filed dozens of ADA website lawsuits in federal district court in Pittsburgh and sent out hundreds of demand letters to retailers and other types of businesses.
Mayer Brown
Nearly three years after releasing its Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on debt collection practices, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has finally offered some insight on its plans for issuing rules under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
In recent years, federal antitrust enforcers and businesses that accept payment cards have been waging a slow war against payment card fees and the card network rules that protect them.
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