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Preemption: The Fight For The Supreme Law Of The Land
Once again, the question of federal preemption of state laws has created battle lines within the halls of Congress
United States
1 Jul 2019
En Banc 9th Circuit Holds Class Action Certification Is Different For Settlement Classes
Fifty-six actions were brought against Hyundai and Kia arising from alleged misstatements regarding the fuel efficiency of their vehicles in advertisements and car window stickers.
United States
19 Jun 2019
Podcast: Retail Industry Outlook: Risks And Rewards
In this episode, partners and Akin Gump retail initiative co-leaders Gregory Knopp and Meredith Slawe discuss the retail sector, its promises and its pitfalls.
United States
29 Mar 2019
Third Circuit Rejects Consumer Claim Of Injury-In-Fact Based On An Alleged Risk Of Harm
On March 8, 2019, a panel of the Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued a precedential opinion affirming the dismissal of a putative class action under the Fair and Accurate Credit
United States
21 Mar 2019
Non-Profit Activists' Strategic Pursuit Of Alleged GDPR Violations Spurs Compliance Developments
Non-profit organizations are testing companies' GDPR compliance through targeted requests for information and other means and are filing complaints against allegedly non-compliant companies.
United States
30 Jan 2019
FCC Approves Order Addressing Reassigned Number Database And Accompanying Safe Harbor
Companies across industries have been facing TCPA litigation based upon calls and text messages to reassigned telephone numbers.
United States
18 Dec 2018
The FTC Looks To Get Smart On Artificial Intelligence
It asks the public to file comments by February 15, 2019.
United States
12 Nov 2018
Retail Industry Leaders Association Urges The FCC To Address Key TCPA Issues
On October 24, 2018, the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) filed comments1 (please click here to view) with the Federal Communications Commission (the "Commission").
United States
7 Nov 2018
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Rule That Requires Employers To Update FCRA Summary Of Rights Form
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has issued an interim final rule requiring employers to update the summary of rights form given to applicants and employees in conjunction with a background check by a consumer reporting agency.
United States
24 Oct 2018
What's New In Washington: 10 Things You Need To Know
The first four weeks of the Trump administration have brought a flurry of policy and regulatory activity through Executive Orders (EO), proposed new legislation and review of existing regulation.
United States
17 Feb 2017
The SEC Speaks In 2016: Division Of Corporation Finance Panel - Rulemaking
Senior members of the Division of Corporation Finance ("Corp Fin") of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) gathered with two former SEC commissioners at the Practising Law Institute's annual "SEC Speaks" conference...
United States
31 Mar 2016
SECís Proposed "Conflict Minerals" Rules Affect Multiple Industries and Require Public Disclosures
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently proposed significant new reporting and supply-chain due diligence requirements relating to the use of so-called "conflict minerals."
United States
17 Mar 2011
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