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Colin Biggers & Paisley
The cases provide lessons for businesses to avoid requests of suppliers or distributers that could be seen as threats.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The Government of Ontario has released a public consultation regarding regulations related to the new prohibition on expiry of rewards points issued to consumers.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
On February 22, 2017, Bill 791: An Act to amend the Consumer Protection Act in order to regulate rewards program contracts (Proposed Amendment) was introduced as a private member's bill...
Mason Hayes & Curran
A General Scheme of an Education (Parent and Student Charter) Bill 2016 was published by Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton on 5 December 2016.
Moroğlu Arseven
Turkey has updated its regulatory regime for food labelling and nutrition information, to become in line with the European Union's approach.
Orrick
Following the Second Circuit's 2015 decision in Berman v. Neo@Ogilvy LLC, the Ninth Circuit panel held that Dodd-Frank protections apply to internal whistleblowers.
Troutman Sanders LLP
In Hinderstein v. Advanced Call Ctr. Techs., No. 15-100017, a case alleging violation of the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and California's Rosenthal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Fewer online videos from UC Berkeley will available to the public as a result of a DOJ demand that the videos have closed captioning.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On March 10, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring announced settlements with two Fredericksburg, Virginia pawnbrokers – Pawnking, LLC and All Star Pawn & Gold, LLC...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Yesterday, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau or CFPB) announced in a blog post a proposal to delay the effective date of the final rule on prepaid accounts (Final Rule)....
McDermott Will & Emery
Last week, the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission ("TABC") circulated a draft amendment of Texas' name and address labeling regulation for "malt beverages" (beer).
Proskauer Rose LLP
The CRFA began to take effect yesterday, March 14, 2017. One aim of the CRFA is to protect consumers' ability to publicly review services and vendors without being subject to restrictions...
Orrick
Judge Jed S. Rakoff (S.D.N.Y.) recently made headlines after urging lawyers to draft and advocate for a more straightforward insider trading statute to replace judicially-created insider trading law.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Republicans in Congress have moved to repeal recently issued Consumer Financial Protection Bureau regulations governing the prepaid card industry.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Republican Ann Marie Buerkle was named Acting Chairman of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) on February 9...
Jones Day
On December 20, 2016, the FTC settled with a digital advertising company regarding charges that the company deceived consumers by tracking them online and through mobile applications...
Troutman Sanders LLP
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau recently sued three law firms in the United States District Court for the Central District of California for collecting advance fees from consumers seeking debt relief.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On February 28, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released its monthly snapshot highlighting consumer complaints about credit reporting. A copy of the CFPB's report can be found here.
The Brattle Group, Inc.
Brattle Principal Lisa Cameron, Academic Advisors Professor Greg Allenby and Professor Peter E. Rossi, and Brattle Senior Research Analyst Yikang Li recently co-authored an article for BNA about fundamental economic errors in approaches to damages in recent product mislabeling cases.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On February 13, 2017, H.R. 1018 was introduced in the US House of Representatives which would alter the current governance structure of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.
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