Mondaq USA: Consumer Protection
Troutman Sanders LLP
On February 23, legislation was introduced in the West Virginia Senate to amend the state’s Consumer Credit Protection Act.
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,
Troutman Sanders LLP
Use of criminal background checks requires compliance with the technical requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act and has spawned a large number of class actions and individual claims under the FCRA.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On February 19, Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, addressed the agency’s Consumer Advisory Board.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On February 19, the CFPB proposed a rule that would suspend the requirement that creditors submit agreements for open-end consumer credit plans to the Bureau.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On February 23, 2015, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced that it will hold a field hearing in Newark, New Jersey, on March 10, 2015, to discuss the topic of arbitration.
Holland & Knight
Today the Obama Administration released a draft Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights Act, aimed at establishing baseline protections for individual privacy in the commercial world.
Foley & Lardner
Every week, courts around the United States issue decisions addressing aspects of civil UDAAP claims.
Thompson Coburn LLP
From decorated pros to college benchwarmers, many young men and women who played sports often refer back to a coach who had a tremendous impact on his or her life and eventual career.
Venable LLP
The gift card saga in New Jersey looks like it has finally wrapped up with Governor Chris Christie tying a bow on the proceedings by signing NJ S-2235.
Foley & Lardner
For all expecting and new parents, you probably have learned how quickly buying your child’s products adds up!
Troutman Sanders LLP
On February 10, the Department of Justice and the North Carolina Attorney General filed a consent decree to settle claims that a Charlotte-area "buy here pay here" dealer engaged in intentionally discriminatory "reverse redlining" practices.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Last year, we wrote about legislative efforts on Capitol Hill to require the CPSC to implement a rule requiring childproof packaging for liquid nicotine containers.
Troutman Sanders LLP
FACTA’s truncation requirement says that only the final four digits can be printed and that the expiration date be eliminated in its entirety.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Specifically, the court found that the "welcome texts" – notifying the plaintiff that he had been joined to a poker group and providing messaging and opt out information – were triggered by the creation of a new group.
Andrews Kurth LLP
The SEC did not propose an effective date for the proposed rule, but comments on the rule are due by April 20, 2015.
Thompson Coburn LLP
On October 31 of last year, the U.S. Department of Education finally promulgated its much anticipated "gainful employment" or "GE" regulations.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The CFPB asked a federal district court to enter a consent order that would permanently ban a Texas company from offering any credit products or services...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
According to a report in The New York Times’ Dealbook, the payday lending regulations the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is drafting would govern a broader range of short-term loans than some may like, with car title loans and installment loans falling under the guidelines, and would create measures aimed at curbing what the Bureau has been calling the payday lending "cycle of debt."
Dickstein Shapiro LLP
The District of Columbia Council canceled a hearing to debate Bill 21-23, the "Marijuana Legalization and Regulation Act of 2015" (Bill) after being advised by District AG Karl Racine that to do so would be unlawful.
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Strasburger & Price, L.L.P.
Pizza Hut became the latest major restaurant chain to come under fire for how it screens potential hires.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
The Defendants have agreed to pay one of the largest Telephone Consumer Protection Act settlement amounts in history.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
We all know that a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. But what if the roses you give to your sweetheart are actually painted daisies or thorns without flowers?
Mayer Brown
The Dodd-Frank Act granted the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau the authority to combat "unfair, deceptive, or abusive" practices in the consumer finance industry.
WilmerHale
Reverse mortgages are complex and not always well understood by borrowers.
Jones Day
Drug manufacturers continue to receive warning letters for CGMP violations, as well as misbranded or unapproved drugs.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On January 28, Michael’s Stores, Inc. was hit with its second Fair Credit Reporting Act class action lawsuit challenging Michael’s employment background check procedures in as many months.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
This will be a busy year at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), and that certainly means it will be a busy year for financial institutions as well.
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.
McGuireWoods LLP
Companies listed in the U.S. are required by Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Act to report whether they manufacture products that incorporate so-called conflict minerals.
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