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The End Of The California Legislative Session: Which CCPA Amendments Passed?
With the January 1, 2020 effective date of the California Consumer Privacy Act rapidly approaching, all eyes have been on the California legislature's consideration of a robust suite of amendments ...
United States
23 Sep 2019
Nevada Passes Opt-Out Law, Effective October 2019 – Three Months Before the CCPA
Following in California's footsteps, Nevada has passed a new privacy law providing consumers the right to opt out of the sale of their personal information.
United States
18 Jun 2019
Making Your Head Spin: "Clean Up" Bill Amends The California Consumer Privacy Act, Delaying Enforcement But Making Class Litigation Even MORE Likely
The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, which we reported on here and here continues to make headlines as the California legislature fast-tracked a "clean up" bill to amend the CCPA before the end of the 2018 legislative session.
United States
13 Jun 2019
Putting Individuals In The (Urth)Box: FTC Goes After Individual Executives For Unfair And Deceptive Practices
In an increasing trend, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) joined other federal regulators seeking to hold individuals – not just companies – liable in enforcement proceedings.
United States
12 Jun 2019
State Legislators Joining The Consumer Privacy Protection Party: Introduced CCPA-Like Bills
In 2018, the California legislature made headlines with its game-changing data protection law: the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018. Other state legislators across the country appear to be hot
United States
28 Mar 2019
Courts Question FTC Enforcement Method
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.
United States
4 Jan 2019
FCRA Developments: Updated Summary Of Rights & "Stand-Alone" Disclosure Need Not Be Separate In Time
Employers across the country should dust off their background check policies and forms and be mindful of recent developments related to the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).
United States
4 Oct 2018
Did California Open (Another) Floodgate For Breach Litigation?
Game-changing Calif. Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 puts statutory breach damages on the table
United States
2 Sep 2018
US Supreme Court Limits Jurisdictions Where Non-US Businesses May Be Sued
On June 19, the US Supreme Court decided Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California, a case that may make efforts to litigate national product liability and consumer protection suits...
United States
3 Jul 2017
European Commission's Review Of Consumer Rights Directive
The European Commission has published the results of its evaluation of the Consumer Rights Directive (2011/83/EU) ("CRD").
European Union
15 Jun 2017
ECJ Clarifies Payment Services Directive
On January 26, 2017, the Court of Justice of the EU ("ECJ") published its judgment in BAWAG PSK Bank für Arbeit and others v. Verein für Konsumenteninformation (Case C-375/15) [2017] ECLI:EU:C:2017:38.
European Union
9 Feb 2017
Amazon Dash And The Potential Legal Issues It Creates
Amazon's new Dash ordering service is a recent development in bringing the Internet of Things to the home.
United States
10 Jan 2017
Class Action Quarterly Update - Summer 2016
The summer of 2016 saw continued trends in class action filings. Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) cases continued to be rampant, with multiple cases being filed daily on a national scale.
United States
14 Oct 2016
EBA Consults On Fee Terminology And Disclosure Documents Under Payment Accounts Directive
The European Banking Authority (EBA) published a consultation paper on draft technical standards on fee terminology and disclosure documents under the directive.
United States
28 Sep 2016
Arguing That Cashcall Was The "True Lender", CFPB Successfully Challenges High Interest Loan Program
On August 31, a federal district court in California ruled in favor of the U.S. CFPB on the application of "true lender" principles in the context of a tribal lending arrangement.
United States
12 Sep 2016
CFPB Finalizes New Foreclosure Protections
On August 4, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued updated servicing rules to expand foreclosure protections for homeowners and struggling borrowers.
United States
19 Aug 2016
SDNY Refuses To Enforce Uber's Online "Sign-In-Wrap" Terms, Arbitration Provision And Jury Waiver Clause
On July 29, 2016, the Southern District of New York, in Meyer v. Kalanick, refused to enforce mandatory arbitration and jury waiver provisions against a putative class of Uber consumers.
United States
16 Aug 2016
Agencies Issue Proposal On Method To Adjust Threshold For Exempting Small Loans From Special Appraisal Requirements
On July 22, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Federal Reserve Board and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency issued a proposal with respect to the method for making...
United States
8 Aug 2016
Consumer Compliance: Notice And Request For Comment On Proposed Uniform Interagency Consumer Compliance Rating System
On June 9, 2016, the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council announced that it is seeking comment on proposed revisions to the existing Uniform Interagency Consumer Compliance Rating System (CC Rating System).
United States
24 Jun 2016
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Proposes Rule To End Payday Debt Traps
On June 2, 2016, the CFPB announced a proposed rule that would substantially change the rules governing "payday loans, auto title loans, deposit advance products"...
United States
17 Jun 2016
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