The FTC's consumer protection enforcement is evolving to include small businesses, explain Mayer Brown attorneys Christa Bieker and Christopher Leach. The commission...
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.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On Thursday, September 29, the Biden-Harris administration and the Department of Education (DOE) released two updates to the three-part student debt relief plan they announced in August.
Taylor English Duma
A few weeks ago, we saw a surge of articles saying that excess screen time can cause early puberty in kids. hat's a pretty frightening prospect, and the claim naturally received a lot of press attention.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Recognizing that "the rapid growth of the gig economy is made possible by the contributions of drivers, shoppers, cleaners, care workers, designers, freelancers, and other workers...
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
On September 21, Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., cited the Kelley Drye article "The Deletion of ‘Legitimate Business Activity' from the FTC's Strategic Plan" during a House Energy & Commerce Committee...
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").
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
Ensure that claims about BNPL are true for the "typical customer." Claims about BNPL product offerings must be supported by reliable data.
Over the last several years, state legislation has increasingly addressed the sale and financing of voluntary protection products.
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")...
Arnold & Porter
On September 15, 2022, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC or the Commission) held an Open Commission meeting (the Meeting) to present its findings on digital Dark Patterns.
On September 15, 2022, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau published a report analyzing trends in the buy now, pay later industry.
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...
Last week, the Federal Trade Commission turned its attention to the mortgage relief industry once again. In its most recent enforcement action, the FTC joined forces for the first time...
In this latest White Paper on our Bill analysis, we underscore headline proposals in the Lummis-Gillibrand Responsible Financial Innovation Act (the "Bill") regarding consumer protection standards (Title V) and...
Jenner & Block
In a recent interpretive rule announced on August 10, 2022,—and unveiled at a summit of the National Association of Attorneys General—the CFPB stated that digital marketers are subject to the CFPB's jurisdiction, and expressly warned that it may take enforcement action against these entities.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
A September 2022 FTC Staff Report has revealed that manipulative marketing practices by businesses, termed "dark patterns," is on the rise.
By a unanimous 5-0 vote, the Federal Trade Commission last week released a staff report that sheds light on the agency's enforcement positions and priorities regarding digital "dark patterns"...
Furnishing consumer credit reporting data – whether via Metro 2®, Automated Universal Dataform ("AUD"), or Automated Credit Dispute Verification ("ACDV") – poses its own unique set of challenges.