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McDermott Will & Emery
Both US antitrust agencies marked the third quarter of 2018 with significant policy announcements regarding the merger review process.
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...
Mayer Brown
With apologies to the Temptations, the title to their classic song seems to apply to the current state of leveraged lending and other supervisory guidance issued by various regulatory agencies...
Reed Smith
Vegan cookie company, Lenny & Larry's Inc., has reached a $5 million settlement with a proposed class of consumers ...
Troutman Sanders LLP
According to the CFPB, much of its rulemaking agenda focuses on implementing statutory directives.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The Federal Trade Commission proposed a rule requiring consumer reporting agencies to provide free credit monitoring service to active duty military members that would electronically notify...
We've previously discussed some of the challenges of obtaining quality consumer survey evidence in trademark litigation in past posts, such as here and here.
Troutman Sanders LLP
With Justice Sotomayor's dissent in mind, IDT urged the Northern District of Georgia to answer the question left unresolved by the Bristol-Myers court in its motion to strike the nationwide class allegations.
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
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
It asks the public to file comments by February 15, 2019.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The CFTC voted to adopt final rules to amend the swap dealer de minimis threshold and to propose changes to swaps trading rules.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
A judge in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois recently issued a Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA") ruling that will make it harder for fax TCPA class...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Last week, the federal banking agencies issued two notices of proposed rulemaking designed to lessen regulatory requirements on small and regional banking organizations.
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.
Carlton Fields
The Financial Stability Oversight Council ("FSOC") announced on October 17, 2018 that it has voted unanimously to rescind the designation of Prudential Financial Inc. ("Prudential") ...
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...
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Senator Wyden stated, "My bill creates radical transparency for consumers, gives them new tools to control their information and backs it up with tough rules."
Arnold & Porter
In August,the Ninth Circuit held that a district courts local rule that set a strict deadline for filing a class certification motion is incompatible with the flexible Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
The New York Attorney General recently sued a moving services broker, alleging that the company operated illegally and also used fake online reviews to promote the company.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
When I saw an interesting recent press release from The Electronic Retailing Self Regulatory Program ("ERSP") concerning its review of VitaminVape Vitamin B12 Vaporizer advertising (discussed in more detail below), it occurred to me that I haven't done any blogging about this important arm of the Advertising Self-Regulatory Council (ASRC).
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The uneven effects of laws across boundaries, when applied to persons or activities having nexuses to multiple jurisdictions, can often be neutralized by reciprocity—treating a non-resident in a particular jurisdiction...
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.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("Dodd-Frank") was signed into law eight years ago.
Jones Day
Businesses across the country are feeling the effects of a pair of laws recently enacted in Massachusetts.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On October 24, 2018, the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) filed comments1 (please click here to view) with the Federal Communications Commission (the "Commission").
Mayer Brown
On October 17, the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection ("BCFP" or "Bureau") issued its Fall 2018 regulatory agenda. Notable highlights include:
In May, Miami-Dade County resident Zoey Bloom filed an ambitious class action complaint against weight-loss giant Jenny Craig in the Southern District of Florida.
Mayer Brown
Earlier this month, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission proposed rules that would codify certain relief provided to commodity pool operators and commodity trading advisors in the post
Foley & Lardner
President Trump just signed into law the "Special Registration for Telemedicine Act of 2018", requiring the DEA to activate a special registration allowing physicians and nurse practitioners to prescribe controlled...
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
A lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida involving allegations of widespread text messaging-related violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act was recently settled.
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