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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
Third Circuit Shire Decision May Spell Trouble For FTC Cybersecurity Enforcement Plans
In June 2018, medical laboratory LabMD obtained the first-ever court decision overturning a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) cybersecurity enforcement action.
United States
25 Mar 2019
The Call For A Statutory Insider Trading Law
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.
United States
16 Mar 2017
Insider Trading Around Private Placements: Was Tom Price's Investment Down Under Above Board?
On February 10, the Senate confirmed Representative Tom Price (R-GA) as Secretary of Health and Human Services...
United States
3 Mar 2017
Purported "Direct Purchaser" Claims Dismissed For Lack Of Antitrust Injury In Aluminum Warehousing Antitrust Litigation
On August 9, 2016, the Second Circuit affirmed a district court's dismissal of claims asserted by two groups of self-proclaimed "indirect purchasers" of aluminum products...
United States
25 Oct 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
FTC Puts Teeth Into Native Ads Guidance: Lord & Taylor Settles Deceptive Ad Claim
Last week, fashion retailer Lord & Taylor reached a settlement with the FTC over its allegedly deceptive advertising campaign...
United States
5 Apr 2016
FTC Enforcement In Schein: Misleading Statements About Encryption And Cybersecurity
On January 5, 2015, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) entered into a consent order with dental software manufacturer Henry Schein Practice Solutions, Inc.
United States
4 Feb 2016
Germany Permits Consumer Protection Associations To File Class Actions For Violations Of Data Protection Law
On December 17, 2015, the German Parliament passed a new act which permits consumer protection associations, industry and commerce chambers or other approved business associations to file privacy class actions.
12 Jan 2016
FTC And Wyndham Call A Truce
Following the Third Circuit's ruling upholding the FTC's authority to regulate unfair and deceptive cybersecurity practices under Section 5 of the FTC Act, Wyndham Worldwide Corporation and the FTC have agreed to settle.
United States
23 Dec 2015
Third Circuit To Wyndham (Part II): "Deceptive" Is Also "Unfair" In The Cybersecurity Context
In Part I, we discussed the Third Circuit's finding that the "unfair" prong of the FTC Act does not require the agency to provide specific cybersecurity standards with "ascertainable certainty" to which companies must conform.
United States
16 Sep 2015
EU/Swiss-U.S. Safe Harbor: More Scrutiny By The FTC?
The U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework is a compliance tool for companies that wish to transfer personal data from the European Union/European Economic Area to the U.S.
United States
25 Jun 2015
FDIC Releases Technical Assistance Video On CFPB Mortgage Rules
November 19, the FDIC announced the release of the first in a series of three new technical assistance videos developed to assist bank employees in meeting regulatory requirements.
United States
23 Nov 2014
Below-Cost Pricing Law In California
Most national and international companies do business in California.
United States
27 Nov 2013
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