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Northern District Of California Adopts Guidance For Class Action Settlements
On November 1, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California published updated procedural guidance for class action settlements (the "Guidance").
United States
8 Jan 2019
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December 2018 Amendments To Rule 23 Are Now In Effect
On December 1, 2018, the amendments to the Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23 took effect.
United States
21 Dec 2018
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Telephone Consumer Protection Act Update: Second Circuit Rules Plaintiff Could Not Revoke Consent
On June 22, 2017, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit—addressing what the court characterized as an issue of first impression for the federal circuit courts—held that the Telephone Consumer...
United States
3 Jul 2017
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U.S. House Passes Bills That Would Change the Standards for Federal Class Actions and Fraudulent Joinder
The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed two bills that would reform the standards for bringing federal class actions and raise the bar for keeping lawsuits in state courts.
United States
13 Mar 2017
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Supreme Court: Fannie Mae's "Sue-and-be-Sued" Authority Does Not Grant Federal Courts Jurisdiction Over All Cases Involving Fannie Mae
The Federal National Mortgage Association operates under a corporate charter, which authorizes Fannie Mae "to sue and to be sued, and to complain and to defend, in any court of competent jurisdiction...
United States
20 Jan 2017
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Florida Supreme Court Holds that Each Default Resets the Statute of Limitations for Filing a Foreclosure Complaint
On November 3, in a case that was closely watched by industry participants, the Florida Supreme Court held that a mortgagor's default that occurs after the dismissal of a prior foreclosure action in which the loan payments were accelerated
United States
5 Nov 2016
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New Military Lending Act Regulations Effective October 3, 2016
New regulations under the federal Military Lending Act that become effective next week will prohibit consumer loans to covered US Service members if those loans have a "military annual percentage rate" greater than 36 percent.
United States
29 Sep 2016
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Recent Texas Supreme Court Decisions Affect Home-Equity Lending in Texas
The Texas Constitution is strict about protecting the homestead. In fact, until 1997, the Texas Constitution did not permit home-equity loans to be secured by borrowers' homesteads.
United States
28 Jun 2016
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Long-Expected Omnibus Hipaa Rule Implements Significant Privacy And Security Regulations For Entities And Business Associates
On January 17, 2013, the Department of Health and Human Services issued the final "omnibus" rule modifying the HIPAA Privacy, Security, Breach Notification and Enforcement Rules.
United States
18 Feb 2013
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Seventh Circuit Upholds Class Certification for Consumer Fraud Claims
While consumer fraud cases routinely present challenges that preclude class certification, the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently ruled that these challenges are not categorically insurmountable.
United States
25 Jun 2010
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American Recovery & Reinvestment Act Significantly Impacts HIPAA
The American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), signed into law on February 17, 2009, includes significant changes to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). More specifically, Title XIII of ARRA, known as the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, greatly expands the HIPAA obligations of "Covered Entities" and "Business Associates."
United States
 
14 Mar 2009
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FDA Issues Final Rule Requiring Bar Codes
On February 25, 2004, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced new regulations requiring "bar codes" on most prescription drugs and certain over-the-counter drugs (the Final Rule). By promulgating this Final Rule, the FDA hopes to reduce the number of medication errors in hospitals and other health care settings by allowing health care professionals to use bar code scanning equipment to verify that the right drug (in the right dose and right route of administration) is being given to the
United States
7 Sep 2004
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