Mondaq USA: Consumer Protection
Jones Day
Apparently to sweeten the bitter pills of the deal for companies, the proposal also aims at removing some burden on businesses.
Foley & Lardner
On April 18, the Senate narrowly passed a resolution to roll back certain guidance issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in 2013 pertaining to auto lending.
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
Stephen Newman, a partner in Stroock's Financial Services, Litigation, Regulation and Enforcement Group, was a featured guest on an AirTalk radio program that discussed...
Troutman Sanders LLP
In a 51-47 vote on April 18, the U.S. Senate voted in favor of invalidating 2013 guidance from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau that targeted purported discrimination in the automobile finance market.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
The Federal Trade Commission entered into a settlement agreement this week with dozens of related entities and their individual owners in connection with a negative option marketing operation.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Following a well-developed line of precedent, the Delaware Court of Chancery recently declined to grant equitable relief to a party seeking an injunction with respect to non-compete provisions...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Gives consumers right to learn categories of personal information that businesses collect, sell, or disclose about them, and to whom information is sold or disclosed.
Mayer Brown
On March 15, 2018, the State of Washington enacted Senate Bill 6029, titled the "Washington Student Education Loan Bill of Rights," which takes effect June 7, 2018, and amends the state's Consumer Loan Act ...
Arnold & Porter
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is a small federal agency with a big job: protecting consumers from unreasonable risks of injury from more than 15,000 types of products.
Troutman Sanders LLP
In a recent ruling, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals held that plaintiffs stated a viable claim under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by alleging that a collection letter which included the safe harbour...
Mayer Brown
With that legislation, Washington becomes the latest state to license student loan servicers, joining California, Connecticut, the District of Columbia, and Illinois.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The battle for control of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") raged on this Thursday during oral argument before the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ...
Bowditch & Dewey
On March 22, 2018, California's Supreme Court found that public colleges must protect their students from foreseeable violent acts.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On March 19, the United States District Court for the Western District of New York granted summary judgment to a debt collector who was sued for allegedly violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act...
Reed Smith
Last month, the FTC announced a $1,384,500 settlement with Michael Abdelmesseh and KMA Merchant Services, LLC in a lawsuit regarding a deceptive credit card laundering scheme.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In response to "the void left by the Trump Administration's pullback of the [CFPB]...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On April 2, 2018, the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau published its semi-annual report. The report, which is mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act ...
Reed Smith
Breaking news. This just in. Prescriber's testimony linchpin in manufacturer's victory over failure to warn claims.
Womble Bond Dickinson
On March 13, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, issued an order addressing the litigation over the December 12, 2018 compliance date for the formaldehyde standards for composite wood products.
Reed Smith
Today's guest post by Reed Smith associate Jennifer Eppensteiner concerns an interesting First Amendment development.
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Cooley LLP
With new leadership poised to take the helm at the Federal Trade Commission, now is an opportune time to review consumer protection trends and developments to watch over the coming months...
Arnold & Porter
On March 14, the US Senate passed S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (Economic Growth Act), on a 67-31 vote.
Foley & Lardner
Following Borders & Borders PLC's (Borders) successful summary judgment motion last summer, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau) filed a motion for reconsideration...
Fenwick & West LLP
The D.C. Circuit has handed down its long-anticipated ruling in ACA International v. Federal Communications Commission, and in doing so invalidated key aspects of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's 2015...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The D.C. Circuit reviewed a 2015 FCC order that interpreted the TCPA's prohibition against using automated dialing devices to make unsolicited calls to cellular telephones.
Reed Smith
With plaintiffs desperate to find some way to continue pursuing aggravated, aggregated product liability litigation in their favorite venues after Daimler AG v. Bauman ...
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.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently affirmed a lower court decision finding that a debt collector's verification and investigation of a consumer's disputes ...
Troutman Sanders LLP
As we previously reported, Mick Mulvaney, acting interim director of the CFPB, announced a change to the CFPB's governing philosophy to focus on quantitative analysis to guide the Bureau's future regulatory and enforcement actions.
BakerHostetler
In 2015, the FTC issued an order that addressed certain aspects of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. Congress enacted the TCPA in 1991 to address perceived abuses of telephone equipment that allowed entities to autodial consumers' phones.
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