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Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The private sector is showing creativity in combating price gouging during the COVID-19 era. Companies like Amazon and 3M successfully have defended their brands in the name of the public good.
Holland & Knight
U.S. District Court Judge Richard Stearns issued an order on May 6, 2020, finding that the two primary features of the Massachusetts Attorney General's COVID-19 debt collection regulation
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On May 6, 2020, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments on a First Amendment challenge to a 2015 amendment to the TCPA, which exempted calls regarding debts owed to the government from certain of its prohibitions.
Arnold & Porter
In this webinar, the eighth in our Policymaker Speaker Series, US Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) joined our Legislative and Public Policy team and various clients to discuss the...
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
We have received multiple reports that plaintiffs' lawyers and litigation funders are investigating class action lawsuits against companies that have not fully complied with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
As more and more businesses turn to artificial intelligence and algorithms to make decisions that impact consumers—such as deciding whom to insure or to extend credit—they face the serious...
Foley & Lardner
The California Court of Appeal recently ruled that a firm used a "shill plaintiff" in a failed suit over a "Made in the USA" label, potentially opening the door for suit against similar repeat plaintiffs...
Foley Hoag LLP
The Supreme Court on May 6, 2020 heard oral argument on a widely-watched First Amendment case that may have broad ramifications for the Telephone Consumer Protection Act...
Mayer Brown
One of the key issues in any case under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) is whether the plaintiff consented to be called or texted. If the recipient has provided "prior express consent,"...
Proskauer Rose LLP
State Attorneys General are not the only ones enforcing price gouging laws in the current pandemic. Many states also provide a private right of action for victims of price gouging.
Mayer Brown
One of the most hotly-contested issues in litigation under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) is what equipment counts as an "automatic telephone dialing system" (ATDS)
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Today, Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Roger Wicker (R-MS), Majority Whip John Thune (R-SD), and Senators Jerry Moran (R-KS) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) announced plans to soon...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Last week, members of the Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance presented a webinar, "COVID-19 & Consumer Protection ...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
The United States District Court for the Western District of Washington recently weighed in on the line between permissible unregulated social gaming and illegal gambling, ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented disruption and challenges for businesses navigating California's consumer protection laws. California was already an attractive forum for expensive...
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
The TCPA generally prohibits the transmission of unsolicited advertisements sent via facsimile.  Accordingly, fax marketers had long operated believing that if they sent a fax that was not an advertisement, then they would not be exposed to TCPA liability.
Foley Hoag LLP
What do businesses need to do to comply with privacy and data security laws? The first place to look is to relevant statutes.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
The New York City Department of Consumer and Worker Protection announced today that DCWP has extended its emergency price gouging rule, which was scheduled to expire this week, for an additional 60 days.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
As the country begins to strategize on how to safely reopen the economy, debate is beginning to stir as to whether the government should provide immunity to businesses as protection from COVID-19
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
Last week, members of the Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance presented a webinar, "COVID-19 & Consumer Protection -- Global Advertising in a Time of Crisis," which summarized some important coronavirus-related enforcement trends around the world.
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