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Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Ever since Ontario's legislature passed the Protecting Rewards Points Act (Consumer Protection Amendment), 2016 (Act) prohibiting the expiration of rewards points in consumer loyalty programs, the retail industry has been waiting for the publication of the associated regulation that would provide more detail about the prohibition, along with some exceptions to the prohibition
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Recent legislative changes regarding loyalty programs enacted in Ontario and proposed in Québec provide more insight into how loyalty programs will be regulated moving forward.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) published a draft Corporate Governance Guideline (CGG) for federally regulated financial institutions.
Carey
The proposed legislation designed to modify the Protection of Consumers Rights Law ("LPC" from the acronym in Spanish) is known as the "Bill to Strengthen the SERNAC" ("the Bill").
Field Fisher
On 2 November 2017 the European Commission published an amended proposal for a Directive concerning contracts for the sale of goods.
Nishith Desai Associates
The matter is to be placed for consideration of Court on September 11, 2018.
Fenwick Elliott LLP
Martin Ewen reviews product liability law in England and Wales and also whether there is a limit on the level of damages awarded in actions for wrongful death arising from defective products.
Troutman Sanders LLP
In recent years, many financial institutions and credit card companies have begun offering consumers free access to their credit score.
Foley & Lardner
Last month, the Third Circuit issued a 2-1 decision in Cottrell v. Alcon Labs., reversing a district court's dismissal of a class action lawsuit on standing grounds.
Thompson Coburn LLP
Behind the scenes of the turmoil in Washington this year, congressional staff have been hard at work on the next iteration of the Higher Education Act.
Troutman Sanders LLP
A federal district court in Connecticut recently ruled that a debt collector's 29 telephone calls to a debtor's home telephone over a period of 24 days was sufficient to establish a claim ...
Troutman Sanders LLP
One of 2017's more significant Fair Credit Reporting Act court opinions was the Ninth Circuit's January 20 decision in Syed v. M-I, LLC, a putative FCRA class action.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
As we predicted earlier this year, Congress is making moves toward enacting cosmetics reform legislation in the near future.
The McLane Law Firm
The federal Truth in Lending Act and its sci-fi-sounding Regulation Z (which implements the statute) require that borrowers of consumer credit receive written information about the terms of a loan...
Mayer Brown
In an email to staff, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Richard Cordray announced on Wednesday, November 15, that he will be stepping down this month.
Reed Smith
It is not as if we are delighted to see efforts to resuscitate breast implant litigation, but we won't groan when the rulings are as good as they are in Laux v. Mentor Worldwide, LLC, No. 2:16-cv-01026-ODW(AGR)...
Troutman Sanders LLP
With both houses of the Illinois General Assembly overriding the veto of Governor Bruce Rauner, the Illinois Student Loan Servicing Rights Act will become law.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
In the first part of this series, we examined how effective deposition questioning about an expert's education, training and experience can ultimately call into serious question the expert's qualifications...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On November 2, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray delivered remarks during the Consumer Advisory Board meeting in Tampa.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On November 6, in Sergio L. Ramirez v. TransUnion LLC, Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Corley of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California denied TransUnion's post-trial motion ...
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