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On June 7, 2021, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced a settlement with MoviePass relating to allegations that MoviePass and its executives took steps to block subscribers ...
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
In the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Facebook v. Duguid, the Court clarified the definition of the term "autodialer" as used in the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA").
Jenner & Block
Consumers seeking to hold companies accountable for differential pricing of allegedly materially identical products have recently faced push-back from several federal courts.
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
lorida is poised to enact a bill that updates the Florida Consumer Protection Law and the Florida Telemarketing Act. The bill was unanimously passed by the state legislature and creates what is essentially a...
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
There are some really smart lawyers at the FTC. For over 40 years, they were able to convince the federal judiciary (and, let's face it, most of us) that the FTC had an authority...
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
Forming a contract is not as straightforward as it was even 20 years ago. With the application of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA") to digital marketing, TCPA terms...
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
The Florida State Legislature has unanimously passed CS/SB 1120 (the "Bill"). Telemarketing businesses will notice many similarities between the Bill and the Federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act...
Ballard Spahr LLP
According to an American Banker report, two senior CFPB officials, Bryan Schneider and Peggy Twohig, will be leaving the Bureau in the coming weeks.
Ballard Spahr LLP
On behalf of our client RevSpring, Inc., Ballard Spahr has filed an amicus brief in support of the petition for rehearing en banc filed in the Eleventh Circuit by the defendant in Hunstein v. Preferred Collection and Management Services.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
In April, the U.S. Supreme Court settled the question of what qualifies as an autodialer (also called an automatic telephone dialing system) under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA")...
Ballard Spahr LLP
The CFPB announced last week that it has entered into a proposed settlement with Driver Loan, LLC ("Driver Loan") and its Chief Executive Officer to settle the November 2020...
Mayer Brown
As part of the Securities and Exchange Commission's amendments to the exempt offering framework, which amendments became effective in March 2021
Ballard Spahr LLP
In a thoughtful opinion that diverges from how other circuit courts have addressed the issue, the Second Circuit recently issued a ruling clarifying the circumstances when data breach plaintiffs...
Ballard Spahr LLP
Ms. Mithal discussed the FTC's use of its enforcement authority to protect small businesses.
Alston & Bird
A sour consumer has asserted a putative class action against an upscale grocery chain, alleging it overcharges consumers for its "Lemon Raspberry Italian Sparkling Mineral Water."
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
Standing, or the right to bring a lawsuit, is a contentious and often complicated doctrine in the world of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA").
Ballard Spahr LLP
The CFPB has filed its fifth status report with the California federal district court as required by the Stipulated Settlement Agreement (Agreement)...
Perkins Coie LLP
In Hunstein v. Preferred Collection and Management Services, Inc., 994 F.3d 1341 (11th. Cir. 2021), the Eleventh Circuit held that a debt collector's communication of a consumer's personal...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
In 1973, Congress amended the Federal Trade Commission Act of 1914 ("FTC Act") by adding Section 13(b), which granted the agency the authority to seek injunctions in federal district court...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
The Federal Trade Commission and the Food and Drug Administration sent letters to five companies, warning them that they may be making false or unsubstantiated claims that their products can treat infertility and other reproductive issues.
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