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New California Consumer Privacy Act Increases The Risk Of Additional Data Breach Class Actions
The California legislature made headlines on June 28 when it passed—and the Governor signed—AB 375, a sweeping new data privacy bill known as the "California Consumer Privacy Act."
United States
24 Jul 2018
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D.C. Circuit Weighing FCC's Controversial 2015 TCPA Declaratory Ruling
Today, a panel of the D.C. Circuit—composed of Judges Srinivasan and Pillard and Senior Judge Edwards—heard argument in ACA International v. FCC.
United States
19 Oct 2016
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US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Upholds FTC's Authority to Regulate Cybersecurity in FTC v. Wyndham Worldwide Corp.
On August 24, 2015, the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit released its opinion in the closely watched case of Federal Trade Commission v. Wyndham Worldwide Corp., ..
United States
25 Aug 2015
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FCC Expands Potential Liability Under The Telephone Consumer Protection Act For Business-to-Customer Calls And Text Messages
"This Order will make abuse of the TCPA much, much easier. And the primary beneficiaries will be trial lawyers, not the American public."
United States
29 Jul 2015
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"Food Court" Rejects Class Action Alleging That Fruit Newtons Labels Are Misleading
A discussion which focuses on the fruit Newtons drew the ire of plaintiff Monique Manchouck, who filed a false advertising class action in the Northern District of California,which has become known as the nation's "Food Court", against the makers of the cookies.
United States
11 Oct 2013
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Ninth Circuit Narrows California Exception To Arbitration Agreements, But Puts Off Deciding Whether FAA Preempts The Exception Altogether
Earlier today (April 11, 2013), the Ninth Circuit issued its en banc opinion in Kilgore v. KeyBank NA. The court had granted en banc review to decide whether the Federal Arbitration Act preempts California’s so-called "Broughton/Cruz" rule, which declares that claims for "public" injunctive relief under California consumer protection statutes are unsuitable for, and exempt from, arbitration.
United States
13 Apr 2013
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Arizona District Court Enforces Contractual Provision Shortening Statute Of Limitations Period
On August 15, 2012, a federal court in Arizona dismissed a putative class action asserting false-advertising claims against internet domain-name registrar GoDaddy.com.
United States
24 Aug 2012
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Federal Court Dismisses Some But Not All Claims in False-Advertising Class Action Against Maker of Guacamole Dip
A federal district court in California has dismissed some but not all of the claims in a class action against a food manufacturer alleging that the labeling on guacamole and bean dip is deceptive in violation of California consumer protection laws.
United States
20 Apr 2011
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California Supreme Court Holds That Diminished Subjective Value Satisfies Proposition 64 Standing Limitations For Unfair Competition and False Advertising Actions
The California Supreme Court has held that consumers who allege that their subjective motivation for purchasing a product or service was affected by a deceptive label or advertising — whether or not the alleged misrepresentation affected the market value of the product — have standing to sue under California’s Unfair Competition Law (UCL), Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code § 17200 et seq., and the closely related False Advertising Law (FAL), id. § 17500 et seq.
United States
3 Feb 2011
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Seventh Circuit Sides with Eleventh Circuit, Rules that Federal Jurisdiction Under the Class Action Fairness Act Is Not Dependent on Class Certification
In "Cunningham Charter Corp. v. Learjet, Inc.", __ F. 3d __, 2010 WL 199627 (7th Cir. Jan. 22, 2010), the Seventh Circuit has ruled that federal jurisdiction under the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (CAFA), 28 U.S.C. § 1332(d)(5), does not depend on whether the class is certified.
United States
17 Feb 2010
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