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Morrison & Foerster LLP
On October 4, 2022, the European Council gave its final approval to the Regulation on a Single Market for Digital Services, also referred to as the "Digital Services Act" or DSA.
United States
Arnold & Porter
Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has signed into law the Act Concerning Personal Data Privacy and Online Monitoring (the "Act" or "CTDPA"), making Connecticut the fifth state to enact...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
In her September 20, 2022 statement before the Senate Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights, Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") Chairwoman Lina Kahn emphasized the FTC's continued work combating repair restrictions that allegedly harm consumers.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
On June 30, 2022, Michigan State Representative Mari Manoogian introduced House Bill 6307. Prefaced as "[a] bill to prescribe the rights and duties of parties to telephone solicitation sales."
Last year was one for normalizing the trend as consumers finally freed from pandemic restrictions went back to in-person shopping in newly reopened stores.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Like many states, Nevada enacted deceptive trade practices statutes to protect consumers. In a recent case, the plaintiff smoked cigarettes and alleged they injured her, but admitted she did not purchase or use any of the defendant's products.
Jenner & Block
On September 16, 2022, California's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) submitted to the California Office of Administrative Law (OAL) a revised Proposition 65...
Fashion naturally pushes the envelope, taking on risks in the interest of not being left behind and losing relevancy and notoriety.
Mayer Brown
On September 15, 2022, the US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB" or "Bureau") issued its long-anticipated report on the Buy Now Pay Later ("BNPL") industry (the "Report").
Debevoise & Plimpton
On Thursday, September 16, 2022, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB" or the "Bureau") published a report (the "Report") detailing the regulatory risks of Buy Now, Pay Later...
Ward and Smith, P.A.
Our colleague Clint Cogburn recently wrote an article discussing the guidance provided by the NCAA's Interim NIL Policy, released in May 2022.
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
In our Fall 2021 issue, we reported on the Second Circuit's decision in 1-800-Contacts, Inc. v. Federal Trade Commission, 1 F.4th 102 (2d Cir. 2021).
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Following its 2021 Dark Patterns enforcement policy, the FTC recently issued a staff report on the practice.
McGlinchey Stafford
This article will review recent important rulings in Fair Credit Reporting ("FCRA") Act cases. Specifically, the cases relate to (1) the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act ("CARES Act")...
From the headline-grabbing terror of school shootings to the more quotidian – but still harmful – effects of social media (e.g., depression and anxiety), kids are contending with novel...
Venable LLP
Last week, the National Advertising Division of the Better Business Bureau National Programs (NAD) held its annual conference. The wide array of speakers covered a broad range of topics...
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
In 2018, the California Legislature adopted the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and became the first state to enact a comprehensive law designed to protect the privacy...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
On September 15, the FTC released a report, Bringing Dark Patterns to Light, that shows an increase in the use of sophisticated "dark pattern" design practices by retailers intended to manipulate...
McMahon Berger
Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that, in August 2022, the rate of inflation was 8.3 percent.
The 2017 class-action waiver prohibition was strenuously opposed by the financial industry, but the invalidating statutory act passed only with a tie-breaking vote from then Vice President Mike Pence.
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