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Shearman & Sterling LLP
The EBA published an alert that its name and logo are being used to validate email scams in an attempt to obtain money or personal details.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Earlier this year, we began a series of blog entries to update our readers on legislative efforts on Capitol Hill that affect stakeholders within the product safety arena.
Dickstein Shapiro LLP
Association of Corporate Counsel Webcast: Preview of the 2014 State Attorney General Elections.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The SEC’s conflict mineral rules have been a topic of hot debate among not only manufacturing industry groups, but also retail industry groups.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
This January, Consumer Reports, an independent product testing organization, released a report entitled "Caramel Color: The health risk that may be in your soda"...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
For the first time in nearly a year, a unanimous U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced that a company will pay a hefty civil penalty.
McGuireWoods LLP
Food product recalls, whether the result of misbranding, adulteration or another source, are showing no signs of slowing down.
Foley Hoag LLP
Foley Hoag's Product Liability Update is a quarterly update concerning developments in the law of interest to product manufacturers and sellers.
McGuireWoods LLP
The NLRB ruled that certain Northwestern University football players are employees of the university and thus have the right to form a union.
Venable LLP
Last week, the CFPB held a field hearing on payday lending issues. The purpose of the hearing was to release the CFPB's latest report on payday lending and hold a forum to discuss the report's findings as well as payday lending generally.
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
On March 25, 2014, Commissioner O’Reilly recognized the pressing need for clarity and called for the FCC to act "as soon as possible."
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
The federal courts have been confronting many issues involving The Administrative Orders Review Act in TCPA litigation.
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
The Eastern District of California granted a motion to stay proceedings under the primary jurisdiction doctrine in Matlock v. United Healthcare Servs.
Dickstein Shapiro LLP
Attorneys General To Review $45 billion Comcast And Time Warner merger for antitrust violations.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation announced it will hold confirmation hearings for CPSC Chairman and Commissioner nominees.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
The TCPA provides that it is unlawful to make a call using an automatic system to any telephone number for which the called party is charged for the call.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The long awaited announcement of a new CPSC Chairman is finally here.
BakerHostetler
The Federal Trade Commission hosted a panel discussion last week on "Alternative Scoring Products" as part its 2014 Spring Privacy Series, signaling the Commission’s increased attention on this burgeoning industry.
Arent Fox LLP
As part of its effort to ratchet up enforcement on violations of the Guides for the Use of Environmental Marketing Claims, the Federal Trade Commission reached two separate settlements with companies accused of making misleading claims involving plastic products.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Earlier this year, we blogged about Senator Kirstin Gillibrand’s announcement that she planned to introduce legislation expanding the scope of Section 108 of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act.
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Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a voluntary recall notice for the popular wireless, activity-tracking wristband Fitbit Force.
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
The final Volcker Rule was adopted on December 10, 2013.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Plaintiffs frequently sue businesses in class actions for violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991, 47 U.S.C. § 227 (the "TCPA").
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The Federal Reserve’s proposed requirements for large banking organizations to comply with enhanced supervisory requirements were adopted in final form.
Venable LLP
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its opinion in the appeal of Stout v. FreeScore concerning the scope of the Credit Repair Organizations Act.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The long awaited announcement of a new CPSC Chairman is finally here.
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.
Pepper Hamilton LLP
The United States District Court for the District of Nevada in "FTC v. AMG Services, Inc" granted a partial victory to Indian tribal payday lenders.
Venable LLP
New regulations may open the door to an increased need for independent third-party student loan debt counseling.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Proposition 65 warnings could soon become a much bigger burden for businesses.
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