Mondaq USA: Consumer Protection
Proskauer Rose LLP
Throughout law school I worked with the Suspension Representation Project (SRP) as an advocate in New York City public school suspension hearings, and am now helping to coordinate a new project at Proskauer through our partnership with SRP and The Center for Popular Democracy.
Reed Smith
Effective January 1, 2019, a new Vermont law imposes data security and annual disclosure obligations on data brokerage companies (e.g., Acxiom, Experian, Epsilon).
Proskauer Rose LLP
We recently blogged about the Second Circuit's December 3, 2018 decision in Jessani v. Monini, where, applying the reasonable consumer standard ...
Jones Day
On November 6, a proposed consumer class requested that the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington preliminarily approve its proposed $3.99 million settlement with a ride-sharing
Mayer Brown
In September 2018, Rep. Waters introduced the Consumers First Act.
Orrick
The FTC has long asserted it has the authority to bring actions in federal court to obtain injunctive relief and equitable monetary remedies (e.g. disgorgement, consumer redress) for unfair and deceptive practices.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The alert discusses the Proposed Policy's intention to fix several shortcomings of the 2016 Policy and encourage companies to test new financial products and services.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Vermont's new Data Broker Regulation ("Regulation") takes effect on January 1, 2019.
Bowditch & Dewey
On November 16, 2018, after more than a year of anticipation, the Department of Education issued its proposed regulations under Title IX.
Reed Smith
On November 13–14, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) held hearings on "Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century."
Thompson Coburn LLP
For those who missed the presentation, it can be viewed here.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
With a new commissioner confirmed in September, the Commission once again has five commissioners.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Employers failing to strictly comply with FCRA requirements in conducting background checks continue to face expensive consequences
Orrick
Will self-driving cars end up making our roads more dangerous? More importantly, who will be held responsible when the inevitable happens?
Jones Day
In Castillo v. Caesars Entertainment Corp. et al., the plaintiff brought a putative class action in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Friends of the Earth and the Center for Food Safety sued chicken manufacturer Sanderson Farms over advertising claims that its chicken is "100% natural."
Mayer Brown
Just one year ago, as you were contemplating what to do with your leftover Thanksgiving turkey, a storm was brewing at the agency formerly known as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Foley Hoag LLP
On November 16, 2018, the U.S Education Secretary Betsy DeVos released proposed regulations designed to overhaul how colleges address allegations of sexual misconduct.
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
The USPTO refused registration of the mark DE BEERS TRUE BRILLIANT for jewelry and related retail store services, finding the mark likely to cause confusion with the registered mark TRU BRILLIANCE for jewelry.
Arnold & Porter
CAMBRIDGE, MASS. — Today, sororities, fraternities and students filed a pair of lawsuits challenging a Harvard sanctions policy that punishes students who join off-campus, single-sex social...
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Bowditch & Dewey
On February 13, 2018, the District Court for the Western District of Washington found that University parking lots built before January 26, 1992 are not subject to the "meaningful access" requirement under the ADA".
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The 2018 California legislative session was another busy year with numerous employment-related bill signed into law.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
The autonomous motor vehicle industry is growing exponentially. Various automobile manufacturers, including Audi, Ford, Volkswagen, GM, BMW, Toyota, Tesla, and Nissan, have announced that they plan to sell fully autonomous motor vehicles by 2021.
Butler Snow LLP
Many state legislatures across the country have enacted statutory measures to limit the amount of compensatory and/or punitive damages recoverable ...
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
The FTC traditionally relied on the second proviso of Section 13(b) for access to the federal courts.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Vermont's new Data Broker Regulation ("Regulation") takes effect on January 1, 2019.
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
Carlos T. Albarracín, a partner in Milbank's Global Capital Markets Group and Latin America Practice Group, will speak on a panel titled "Challenges in Latin American Practice" being held on November 12, 2018...
Bowditch & Dewey
On November 16, 2018, after more than a year of anticipation, the Department of Education issued its proposed regulations under Title IX.
Foley Hoag LLP
Editors' Note: This is the third in our third annual end-of-year series examining important trends in data privacy and cybersecurity during the coming year.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Employers failing to strictly comply with FCRA requirements in conducting background checks continue to face expensive consequences
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