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Recent Court Decisions Clarify Rights And Status Of Education Management Organizations Operating Charter Schools
Court cases involving charter schools and education management organizations ("EMO") have been rare in North Carolina.
United States
23 May 2019
What Schools Need To Know About CFPB's Prepaid Accounts Regulation
Counsel at schools and universities understandably don't follow legal developments in financial services very closely, but recent changes in regulations affecting prepaid accounts
United States
12 Apr 2019
Hidden In Plain Sight: California Consumer Privacy Act Of 2018 Signals A Path Forward For Data Collection
Much has been made of California Governor Gavin Newsom's recent endorsement of "data dividends": payments to consumers for the use of their personal data.
United States
4 Mar 2019
Top 10 2018 TCPA News Stories Video Countdown (Video)
Legal developments surrounding the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) happened at a breakneck pace last year.
United States
6 Feb 2019
What To Do When The Government Shutdown Leaves Your Company Without Access To The National DNC Registry
On December 22, 2018, due to the lapse in government appropriations, a partial federal government shutdown went into effect. With no end in sight, this partial shutdown
United States
17 Jan 2019
Carri Bennet Co-Authors Morning Consult Op-Ed On Potential Downsides Of Sprint/T-Mobile Merger
They also say the proposed merger will not help—and could harm—rural customers.
United States
3 Jan 2019
BCFP Proposal Would Expand "Sandbox" For Testing Innovative Disclosure Methods
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection is seeking comments on proposed changes to its Trial Disclosure Program which provides a safe harbor ...
United States
28 Sep 2018
California Supreme Court Holds That High Interest Rates On Payday Loans Can Be Unconscionable
On August 13, 2018, the California Supreme Court in Eduardo De La Torre, et al. v. CashCall, Inc., held that interest rates on consumer loans of $2,500 or more could be found unconscionable ...
United States
28 Aug 2018
Supreme Court Remands Berkeley Cell Phone Case To Ninth Circuit
The Supreme Court has vacated the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit's decision upholding a Berkeley, California ordinance requiring cell phone retailers to warn customers ...
United States
17 Jul 2018
Are Call Blocking Tools Working? The FCC Seeks Input On The Progress Of Robocalling Initiatives
The Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau of the FCC is seeking input on the progress of robocalling initiatives from the government, industry and consumers for a staff report that it plans to prepare in conjunction with the FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection.
United States
27 Jun 2018
Where To Next? ACA International Decision Prompts FCC Request For Comment On Interpretation And Implementation Of The TCPA
Less than a week after the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals issued its mandate following the ACA Int'l v. FCC Decision, the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau of the FCC has released...
United States
21 May 2018
Marty Stern & Artin Betpera In Radio Ink: Is Your Texting Promotion Legal?
A federal court in Louisiana ruled that Marketron Broadcast Solutions did not violate the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) by texting a radio listener about an upcoming concert.
United States
18 May 2018
Womble Bond Dickinson's Marty Stern, Artin Betpara Write On TCPA Texting Issues For Radio Ink
A federal court in Louisiana ruled that Marketron Broadcast Solutions did not violate the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) by texting a radio listener about an upcoming concert.
United States
18 May 2018
Womble Bond Dickinson Launches TCPALand, A New Website Focusing On All Things Telephone Consumer Protection Act Related
Welcome to TCPALand! The new website, powered by Womble Bond Dickinson, aims to be the internet's top destination for all the news and views surrounding the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
United States
16 May 2018
Court Orders New Formaldehyde Compliance Date For Composite Wood Products Industry
On March 13, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, issued an order addressing the litigation over the December 12, 2018 compliance date for the formaldehyde standards for composite wood products.
United States
13 Apr 2018
Marty Stern Talks TCPA With Radio World, Advises Caution For Radio Stations Conducting Texting Campaigns
Providing local news and community information always has been strengths of the radio industry. Now, stations are supplementing these services with texting campaigns, reaching out directly to listeners...
United States
27 Nov 2017
Michael Sullivan, Christa Burger Discuss Tip-Over Risks At American Home Furnishings Alliance Regulatory Summit
Furniture tip-over issues have been at the forefront of the home furnishings industry in 2017.
United States
10 Nov 2017
FTC Takes Hard Line On Social Media Endorsements: Disclose, Disclose, Disclose... (It Matters Given Growing Reliance On Social Media)
The FTC has unequivocally signaled this month that compliant endorsements on social media remain a high priority for this US consumer protection agency because endorsements carry weight...
United States
19 Sep 2017
Back To School: Preparing For Campus Unrest
In the wake of the deadly Charlottesville protests, institutions of higher education are under heightened pressure to prepare their campuses for disruption and unrest.
United States
23 Aug 2017
FCC Slams Serial Robocaller With $120 Million Proposed Fine For "Spoofing" Numbers
We all get them. Repeated marketing calls to our mobile and home phones with the incoming phone number altered to make it appear that it's a local call, when in fact, the call is from a robo-scammer....
United States
3 Jul 2017
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