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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
This past week, several consumer actions made headlines that affect the retail industry.
Arnold & Porter
In May, President Donald Trump signed into law the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (the "Growth Act").
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
On September 5, 2018, the United States District Court for Colorado granted a motion permitting All Web Leads, Inc. to intervene in a TCPA class action lawsuit filed by Plaintiff Jennifer Turner against Defendant Efinancial, LLC.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On September 12, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued an interim final rule which provided a model
Arnold & Porter
On September 11, 2018, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, National Credit Union Administration, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, ...
BakerHostetler
Despite several failed attempts in recent years, there is a new effort underway to enact a federal data privacy law ...
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
On September 11, 2018, Chad Fernandez ("Plaintiff") "hit" Tampa Bay Rays Baseball Ltd. ("Tampa Bay Rays") with a putative Telephone Consumer Protection Act class action lawsuit in Florida federal court.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
On January 29, 2018, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") filed a complaint against Digital Altitude LLC, et al. ("Digital Altitude"), for misrepresentations regarding potential earnings and the goods
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Several Democratic members of Congress called upon SEC Chair Jay Clayton to amend proposed Regulation Best Interest to require a uniform fiduciary standard for all broker-dealers and investment advisers.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Editors' Note: As part of our ongoing Diversity and Inclusion Spotlight series, Jolene Geisel, a rising 2L at Vanderbilt Law School, and Meredith Angueira, a rising 2L at Harvard Law School...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
In a recent decision, the California Court of Appeal reaffirmed and clarified how the "reasonable consumer" standard must be applied at the pleadings stage to mislabeling claims
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The New York State Department of Financial Services ("DFS") has promulgated stricter regulations for consumer credit reporting agencies ("CCRAs") compiling information on New York consumers.
Proskauer Rose LLP
As originally drafted, the CCPA was set to become operative on January 1, 2020, and SB 1121 preserves this operative date.
Holland & Knight
In Echlin v. PeaceHealth, 887 F. 3d 967 (9th Cir. 2018), the Ninth Circuit affirmed summary judgment of a putative class action lawsuit filed under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act ...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
A broker-dealer agreed to provide remediation to impacted customers to settle FINRA charges of failing to establish and maintain a supervisory system and written supervisory procedures.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") proposed amendments to its 2012 "Encourage Trial Disclosure Programs" policy (the "Policy").
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Weeks after a federal judge called the science behind the alleged carcinogenicity of glyphosate "shaky," a California state court jury hammered Monsanto with a $289 million verdict, ...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
In the 17th issue of Supervisory Highlights, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") reported on (i) supervisory observations between December 2017 ...
Mayer Brown
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (the "Bureau") has struck out again in trying to enforce a Civil Investigative Demand ("CID") ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
eyfarth Synopsis: After several years of litigation, in Connor v. First Student, Inc. the California Supreme Court decided that the California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act ("ICRAA")
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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).
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
The FTC traditionally relied on the second proviso of Section 13(b) for access to the federal courts.
Mayer Brown
On July 26, 2018, the Federal Reserve Board ("FRB") announced the launch of a new publication called the Consumer Compliance Supervision Bulletin.
BakerHostetler
In the third iteration of his class action lawsuit against Webloyalty, originally filed in the Southern District of California in 2012, Kevin Park outlined a scheme that he and millions...
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
The issue of whether a predictive dialer constitutes an automatic telephone dialing system ("ATDS") under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA") has been a critical litigation...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Relying on black letter contract law, two federal courts within the 11th Circuit recently held that Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) plaintiffs cannot unilaterally revoke their consents to be contacted where such consents were obtained as a part of a bargained-for contract.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
By way of background, on May 17, 2016, the Québec government passed Bill 74, which contained Internet-censoring provisions that were unprecedented in Canada.
BakerHostetler
In response to controversies concerning consumers' personal information, such as the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica controversy, and a California ballot initiative that qualified for the November ballot
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
On June 21, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States remanded to the SEC an administrative proceeding against Raymond Lucia to be tried by a different ALJ because the original ALJ who issued the initial decision...
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
In order to pursue its Congressional mandate to enforce Federal consumer financial laws, the CFPB may compel the production of documents or testimony by issuing a civil investigative demand ...
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