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Holland & Knight
In what has been described as a landmark ruling on behalf of both national retailers and consumers alike, the New Jersey Supreme Court has established critical law to limit exposure to purported class action claims involving the New Jersey Truth-in-Consumer Contract Warranty and Notice Act (TCCWNA).
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The consumer product safety community is rarely provided guidance by federal court decisions.
Bowditch & Dewey
In 2004, then-University of New England President Sandra Featherman authored a piece for NEJHE (then called Connection) headlined "Emotional Rescue" ...
Bowditch & Dewey
In 2004, then-University of New England President Sandra Featherman authored a piece for NEJHE (then called Connection) headlined "Emotional Rescue" and focusing on how a new generation...
Proskauer Rose LLP
Elizabeth and Steven are high school juniors at Bronx High School for Law and Community Service.
Troutman Sanders LLP
In mid-May 2018, per multiple reports, John Michael "Mick" Mulvaney, the acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, announced plans to fold the CFPB's Office of Students...
BakerHostetler
Additionally, Iglesias alleged that because the boxes were opaque, consumers were further prevented from determining the volume of candy inside the package.
BakerHostetler
Roca maintained that the FTC had no right to bring unfair practices charges centered on the gag clauses because the Consumer Review Fairness Act of 2016 had been signed after the alleged violations took place.
Holland & Knight
In Marentette v. Abbott Labs., Inc., 886 F. 3d 112 (2d Cir. 2018), the court of appeals affirmed the district court's dismissal of some consumers' putative class action lawsuit against infant formula...
Troutman Sanders LLP
As the student loan total keeps climbing and Congress keeps debating what to do, advice from all corners keeps bombarding the nation's desperate borrowers. Some tout the use of crowdfunding via sites ...
Troutman Sanders LLP
Many employers use background checks when evaluating potential candidates for hire.
Foley Hoag LLP
As noted in the FTC alert below from Lisa Weintraub Schifferle, an attorney with the FTC's Division of Consumer & Business Education, thanks to a new federal law ...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Nutraceutical said it intends to vigorously contest the suit, which it said lacks merit.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On June 4th, President Trump nominated Peter Feldman to fill the fifth seat on the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) ...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
As this space has addressed before (see here and here), the California Transparency in Supply Chain Act (Civ. Code section 1714.43), enacted in 2010, requires large retailers and manufacturers...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
In LabMD, Inc. v. Federal Trade Commission, Case No. 16-16270 (decided June 6, 2018) the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit addressed the enforcement ...
Mayer Brown
It has been over 35 years since I took Administrative Law in law school, but I remember well the basic legal maxim that an executive agency, independent or otherwise ...
Troutman Sanders LLP
As disclosed in a notification filed on May 3, in FMS Investment Corp. v. United States ("the Notice"), the Department of Education ("DOE") will soon stop using private debt collectors to handle overdue student loan payments.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Even before it succeeded in finally quashing a civil investigative demand ("CID") issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on April 21, 2017 ...
Bowditch & Dewey
In the Northern District of Indiana, the University of Notre Dame successfully obtained a dismissal of the Plaintiff's Title IX claim in a case with an unusual circumstance: the alleged victim wanted...
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Several years before I left the US Senate, my colleagues and I passed the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008, which was signed into law by President Barack Obama.
BakerHostetler
On March 16, a panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued a long-anticipated decision that vacated in part, and affirmed in part, portions of the Federal Communication Commission's...
Cooley LLP
With new leadership poised to take the helm at the Federal Trade Commission, now is an opportune time to review consumer protection trends and developments to watch over the coming months...
Jones Day
In a much-anticipated decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has set aside the FCC's 2015 Declaratory Ruling, which broadly interpreted the TCPA's restrictions...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On Monday, May 14, 2018, the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") issued a public notice seeking comment on interpretation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA") ...
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
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Anderson Kill
As plaintiffs seek to enforce the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 with greater regularity, high dollar-value judgments and settlements have become commonplace.This article explores multiple evolving arguments for coverage for TCPA claims through the prism of three recent decisions.
Fakhoury Law Group
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently reminded F-1 students on Optional Practical Training that transferring to another school or beginning study at another educational level ...
Morrison Mahoney LLP
J.P. Morgan Chase Bank ("JPMC") reached a $2.25 million settlement agreement with a proposed class of plaintiffs that claim JPMC violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA").
Mayer Brown
Last week, we wrote about how the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection ("Bureau") under Acting Director Mick Mulvaney had surprisingly doubled down on claims of unfair, deceptive...
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