Mondaq USA: Consumer Protection
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
With a new commissioner confirmed in September, the Commission once again has five commissioners.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Employers failing to strictly comply with FCRA requirements in conducting background checks continue to face expensive consequences
Orrick
Will self-driving cars end up making our roads more dangerous? More importantly, who will be held responsible when the inevitable happens?
Jones Day
In Castillo v. Caesars Entertainment Corp. et al., the plaintiff brought a putative class action in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Friends of the Earth and the Center for Food Safety sued chicken manufacturer Sanderson Farms over advertising claims that its chicken is "100% natural."
Mayer Brown
Just one year ago, as you were contemplating what to do with your leftover Thanksgiving turkey, a storm was brewing at the agency formerly known as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Foley Hoag LLP
On November 16, 2018, the U.S Education Secretary Betsy DeVos released proposed regulations designed to overhaul how colleges address allegations of sexual misconduct.
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
The USPTO refused registration of the mark DE BEERS TRUE BRILLIANT for jewelry and related retail store services, finding the mark likely to cause confusion with the registered mark TRU BRILLIANCE for jewelry.
Arnold & Porter
CAMBRIDGE, MASS. — Today, sororities, fraternities and students filed a pair of lawsuits challenging a Harvard sanctions policy that punishes students who join off-campus, single-sex social...
Cooley LLP
Public consultation forms part of the evaluation of the performance of the Directive against its key objectives.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
Skowron focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation, primarily professional negligence and product liability actions, as well as general contractual disputes.
Bowditch & Dewey
In 2013, the United States Supreme Court issued a landmark decision in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin ("Fisher I")
Holland & Knight
The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has revised its Case Processing Manual (commonly referred to as the CPM) yet again.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On November 15, Senators Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and John Kennedy (R-La.) announced the Small Business Credit Protection Act ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On September 19, 2017, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law AB 2632, which amends California's slack fill law, and provides manufacturers, retailers, and consumers with greater clarity regarding the requirements for packaging.
Troutman Sanders LLP
In a recent decision, the Eleventh Circuit affirmed the Middle District of Alabama's dismissal of a consumer's claim under § 1692g of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act...
Troutman Sanders LLP
The Eastern District of Wisconsin issued a ruling dismissing an Equal Credit Opportunity Act case that asserted a novel claim regarding discrimination by a lender in requiring that the applicant...
Holland & Knight
The U.S. Department of Education (Department) has proposed sweeping changes to the regulations implementing Title IX, the federal law prohibiting sexual harassment and sex discrimination.
Troutman Sanders LLP
In an ominous sign, Americans' total debt hit another record high, rising to $13.5 trillion in the last quarter, as student loan delinquencies jumped, according to Reuters.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
On Friday, November 16, 2018, the U.S. Department of Education released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding how schools ...
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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.
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).
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The 2018 California legislative session was another busy year with numerous employment-related bill signed into law.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
On November 14, 2018, the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") issued an order ("2018 Order") formally eliminating the requirement that opt-out notices must be included on faxes sent...
Foley Hoag LLP
On November 13, 2018, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced a $100,000 settlement with Lord & Taylor LLC ("Lord & Taylor") to resolve allegations that the clothing...
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").
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Cadwalader attorneys described the implications to the structured finance industry of an enforcement action brought by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau against the National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts.
Bowditch & Dewey
On August 9, 2018, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services released a policy memorandum altering the longstanding treatment of "unlawful presence" for students holding F, J or M visas ("international students").
Torkin Manes LLP
On Sept. 28, California became the first U.S. state to specifically regulate the security of connected devices, otherwise known as the Internet of Things or IoT devices.
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