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Holding Redlich
Keeping you updated on competition and consumer law matters.
WeirFoulds LLP
Virtually every regulator engages in some form of consumer protection. Concerns relating to false billing, misleading advertising, and the failure to deliver products and services can be found in nearly...
Devry Smith Frank LLP
Many parents send their children to Ontario Private (or Independent) Schools because they want to make sure their child gets a "superior education."
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
On June 8, 2017, The European Council adopted the Regulation on cross-border portability of online content services.
Keisen Associates
Reuters has published its ranking of the 2017 Asia Pacific?s Most Innovative Universities listing 75 schools for technology and intellectual property.
Thompson Coburn LLP
During the second term of the Obama administration, the U.S. Department of Education promulgated several complex regulatory packages.
WilmerHale
Last week, following a bench trial, a federal district judge in Florida concluded that the grocery store and pharmacy chain Winn-Dixie violated Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act...
Miles & Stockbridge
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission ("CPSC") is an independent federal agency that administers the Consumer Product Safety Act ("CPSA")...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On June 15, 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") released proposed revisions to its final Prepaid Accounts Rule ("Final Rule").
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
In mass tort cases, plaintiffs' counsel frequently forum shop by importing plaintiffs from around the country to file claims in their favored state court jurisdictions.
WilmerHale
A memorandum obtained by ProPublica, if authentic, sets forth substantially revised guidance for civil rights investigations conducted by the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR).
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
As a result, EDRs will play a significant role in product liability cases involving autonomous automobiles.
Duane Morris LLP
In parallel notices that will formally be published in the Federal Register on June 16, 2017, the U.S. Department of Education will make two major announcements.
Reed Smith
A class action lawsuit was recently filed against Darden Restaurants, Inc. ("Darden"), alleging that Darden violated the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act ("FACTA").
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
People are willing to do anything to improve their memory (especially if it means drinking champagne and eating dark chocolate!).
Reed Smith
A class action lawsuit against the developer of Candy Crush will continue in Illinois federal court.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In Whitaker v. Kenosha Unified School District No. 1 Board of Education, a transgender high school student alleged that his school district informed him that, because he was listed as "female"...
Troutman Sanders LLP
The plaintiff, Jeremy Lusk, alleges he began working for Five Guys in August 2016.
Orrick
The House has approved major changes to signature aspects of Dodd-Frank. While those changes are unlikely to survive intact, they are certainly worthy of close attention.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Gartner Inc. has predicted that the "smart home" market will grow from 339 million applications in 2016 to more than a billion by 2018.
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Holding Redlich
This newsletter includes links to recent media releases and cases relating to competition and consumer law in Australia.
Carroll & O'Dea
The protection against unfair contractual terms under the ACL has been extended to certain kinds of small business.
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Pinsent Masons LLP
Regulators should have access to any 'keys' necessary to decrypt data that financial firms store in the cloud, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has said.
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Reed Smith
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Pinsent Masons LLP
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