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Arnold & Porter
While federal and state laws and regulations may not move as fast as the Internet, consumer products companies can often be unaware that they are violating federal and state rules regarding how products are sold...
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
Earlier this month, a federal privacy law bill was introduced in the Senate by Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), entitled the "Consumer Data Protection Act" ("CDPA").
Troutman Sanders LLP
a recent Eighth Circuit case, the appellate court vacated the district court's orders, holding that the plaintiff lacked Article III standing to bring her Fair Credit Reporting Act claims in federal court.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Last week, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida rejected a defendant's attempt to dismiss a proposed class action claiming Fair Debt Collection Practices Act ("FDCPA")...
Troutman Sanders LLP
According to the CFPB, much of its rulemaking agenda focuses on implementing statutory directives.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The District Court for the Middle District of Florida recently added to TCPA case law concerning the level of human intervention required to defeat claimed use of an automatic telephone dialing system, or "ATDS," in a TCPA lawsuit.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Accordingly, the dismissal of the action was affirmed.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On October 17, the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection issued its Fall Rulemaking Agenda
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
October began with a CPSC announcement that a major retailer agreed to pay a $3.85M civil penalty for failing to report that a trash can it sold contained a defect or created an unreasonable risk of serious injury.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
For the past several years, Republican majorities in the House of Representatives and Senate have dictated the agenda of Congress
Thompson Coburn LLP
As we have been reporting, food-product makers have been the subject of various types of unfair advertising or competition claims ...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
New products typically come with warranties. Those warranties also can include other provisions that affect the consumer's legal rights such as disclaimers of warranties and arbitration clauses.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") proposed a rule requiring nationwide consumer reporting agencies ("CRAs") to provide a free electronic credit monitoring service for active duty military consumers.
Thompson Coburn LLP
That Missouri adopted this law is not particularly surprising given the rapid development of animal cell culture food technology.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Several years ago, consumers filed class action complaints against Procter & Gamble, alleging that P&G falsely advertised its Charmin Freshmates Flushable Wipes as "flushable."
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
The New York Attorney General filed a lawsuit against jewelry store chain Harris Jewelry, alleging that the company engaged in false and deceptive acts and illegal lending in connection...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
In September 2017, the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (the "Bureau") brought an enforcement action against the National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts for alleged violations of consumer financial protection laws in connection with student loan debt collection practices.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
It's Halloween and the streets of NYC are filled with kids and adults in amazing costumes.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Under the recent amendments to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) passed by Congress, as of September 21, 2018, consumer credit reporting agencies can no longer charge fees for consumers to place or lift credit freezes on their credit file.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
The New York City Department of Consumer Affairs sued Maddy's Home Furniture, a chain of furniture stores in New York City, alleging that the company lures consumers to its stores with advertising that uses deceptive financing offers.
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We are pleased to present the latest edition of our Monthly TCPA Digest, providing insights and news related to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).
Back in March, the D.C. Circuit trimmed back a 2015 Federal Communications Commission (FCC) order that expanded the scope of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
The FTC traditionally relied on the second proviso of Section 13(b) for access to the federal courts.
Jones Day
On June 15, the Federal Trade Commission's ("FTC") Bureau of Consumer Protection ("BCP") issued a comment in response to the Consumer Product Safety Commission's request for comments on potential hazards associated with internet-connected consumer products.
Reed Smith
Last week in a hearing before the Senate Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights, AAG Makan Delrahim announced that the DOJ is pursuing criminal charges against competitors...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
The Attorneys General of fourteen states filed a lawsuit against jewelry store chain Harris Jewelry, alleging that the company engaged in false and deceptive acts and illegal lending in connection with the financing...
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
On June 28, 2018, California passed the most comprehensive and consumer-friendly privacy law in the United States: the California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA").
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Relying on black letter contract law, two federal courts within the 11th Circuit recently held that Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) plaintiffs cannot unilaterally revoke their consents to be contacted where such consents were obtained as a part of a bargained-for contract.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has issued an interim final rule requiring employers to update the summary of rights form given to applicants and employees in conjunction with a background check by a consumer reporting agency.
Mayer Brown
To the relief of motor vehicle sales finance companies active in Connecticut, Connecticut Banking Commissioner Jorge L. Perez ...
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