Mondaq USA: Consumer Protection
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The FDIC reminded FDIC-supervised institutions subject to the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act ("HMDA") of a recently Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") interpretive and procedural rule.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Back on the subway this morning, I was checking out the ads and remarking* that many include offers where "terms apply." Sometimes there's an asterisk.
Holland & Knight
The Illinois Attorney General (the AG) has concluded in a binding opinion that Western Illinois University's Board of Trustees (WIU Board) violated the Illinois Open Meetings Act (OMA)...
Mayer Brown
The key question in many Telephone Consumer Protection Act lawsuits is whether the equipment used to call the plaintiff constitutes an autodialer ...
Mintz
On Friday, October 5, 2018, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission ("CPSC") announced that Costco Wholesale, Corp. (Costco) entered into a settlement agreement with the CPSC...
Arnold & Porter
On October 3, 2018, the NJ Supreme Court ended more than 500 product liability lawsuits involving the drug Accutane in a decision that reaffirmed and broadly applied New Jersey's presumption that FDA-approved labels...
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
September ushered in a shift in political power at the CPSC with the confirmation of a new commissioner. In June, the U.S. Senate confirmed President Trump's nomination of Dana Baiocco—a Republican...
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
On September 26, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado ("the Court") refused to dismiss all putative class claims against Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. ("Chipotle").
Dentons
California federal Judge M. James Lorenz partially certified various classes and subclasses of consumers who had sued protein supplement Muscle Milk maker Cytosport, Inc., alleging that its product labels overstate...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On July 4, 2017, W. Va. Code § 46A-5-108 went into effect, requiring West Virginia consumers to send a written "Notice of Right to Cure" ...
Orrick
Employers across the country should dust off their background check policies and forms and be mindful of recent developments related to the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).
Arnold & Porter
On September 26, 2018, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), an agency within the US Department of Commerce, published a Request for Comment (RFC) on how the Administration should "advance consumer privacy while protecting prosperity and innovation.
Bowditch & Dewey
It is certainly possible that this case will continue to generate news if it continues to progress. Stay tuned for any notable updates.
Carlton Fields
On September 5, Judge Dlott (Southern District of Ohio) denied plaintiff's motion for class certification in a case involving the "junk fax" ...
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
This past week, several consumer actions made headlines that affect the retail industry.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
On September 26, 2018, the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation convened a hearing on Examining Consumer Privacy Protections with representatives of major technology and communications firms...
Arnold & Porter
Welcome to the latest installment of And Now a Word from the Panel, a column which "rides the circuit" with the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation ...
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
While everyone is familiar with the executive compensation clawback requirements of Dodd-Frank, some companies may feel that those requirements do not provide enough protection ...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
This is the culmination of a case initiated by the FTC in 2015 against Roca Labs and its principals.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
The Ninth Circuit has held that the restrictions in the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) on the use of an ATDS apply to systems that dial numbers from a list, such as predictive dialers.
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Mintz
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).
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
The autonomous motor vehicle industry is growing exponentially. Various automobile manufacturers, including Audi, Ford, Volkswagen, GM, BMW, Toyota, Tesla, and Nissan, have announced that they plan to sell fully autonomous motor vehicles by 2021.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
The FTC traditionally relied on the second proviso of Section 13(b) for access to the federal courts.
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.
Arnold & Porter
On September 23, 2018, the governor of California signed into law an amended version of the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), which was originally enacted in late June 2018.
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
The issue of whether a predictive dialer constitutes an automatic telephone dialing system ("ATDS") under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA") has been a critical litigation...
BakerHostetler
Congress wants to green-light federal standards for self-driving vehicles, but questions over safety and added infrastructure costs have some lawmakers pumping the brakes.
Arnold & Porter
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.
Mayer Brown
On July 26, 2018, the Federal Reserve Board ("FRB") announced the launch of a new publication called the Consumer Compliance Supervision Bulletin.
Reed Smith
Today's case has a little bit of everything – choice of law, statutory compliance, alternative design, warnings causation.
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