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Fenwick & West LLP
Venture financing trends, SEC enforcement actions, U.S. tax law changes and the IPO market dominated our readers' attention in 2018.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Friends of the Earth and the Center for Food Safety sued chicken manufacturer Sanderson Farms over advertising claims that its chicken is "100% natural."
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On September 19, 2017, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law AB 2632, which amends California's slack fill law, and provides manufacturers, retailers, and consumers with greater clarity regarding the requirements for packaging.
Berman Fink Van Horn P.C.
Most people are familiar with the Federal Trade Commission Act; however, few people are aware of the additional protections for consumers and legitimate business provided at the state level.
Littler Mendelson
It is well-established that restrictive covenants are prohibited by statute in California.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Last week, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida rejected a defendant's attempt to dismiss a proposed class action claiming Fair Debt Collection Practices Act ("FDCPA")...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
New products typically come with warranties. Those warranties also can include other provisions that affect the consumer's legal rights such as disclaimers of warranties and arbitration clauses.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Cadwalader attorneys described the implications to the structured finance industry of an enforcement action brought by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau against the National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts.
Arnold & Porter
On September 23, 2018, the governor of California signed into law an amended version of the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), which was originally enacted in late June 2018.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
The Attorneys General of fourteen states filed a lawsuit against jewelry store chain Harris Jewelry, alleging that the company engaged in false and deceptive acts and illegal lending in connection with the financing...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
In a report to Congress, the CFPB evaluated a 2013 rule requiring remittance transfer providers to make certain disclosures to consumers regarding costs, fees and other information prior to purchase.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
2018 Amendment to California's Auto-Renewal Law Adds New Requirements For Promotional Offers and Cancellation Mechanisms
Reed Smith
Last week in a hearing before the Senate Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights, AAG Makan Delrahim announced that the DOJ is pursuing criminal charges against competitors...
Mayer Brown
The California Department of Business Oversight (DBO) is focusing its attention on lenders offering triple-digit APR small-dollar loans.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is a new law that California Governor Jerry Brown signed on June 28, 2018, and will become effective on January 1, 2020.
Mayer Brown
You're the director of E-discovery Services at a major social networking company. The company's headquarters and main development facilities are in Santa Clara County, California, but its servers...
Arnold & Porter
On September 26, 2018, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), an agency within the US Department of Commerce, published a Request for Comment (RFC) on how the Administration should "advance consumer privacy while protecting prosperity and innovation.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
This is the culmination of a case initiated by the FTC in 2015 against Roca Labs and its principals.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
The Ninth Circuit has held that the restrictions in the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) on the use of an ATDS apply to systems that dial numbers from a list, such as predictive dialers.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
IMS Pet Industries makes duck jerky dog treats. When a woman's dog got sick after eating the treats, she sued, alleging that IMS made various misrepresentations in the packaging and marketing of the treats.
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Fenwick & West LLP
Venture financing trends, SEC enforcement actions, U.S. tax law changes and the IPO market dominated our readers' attention in 2018.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
The New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act ("CFA") protects consumers against unconscionable and fraudulent practices in the marketplace.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On September 19, 2017, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law AB 2632, which amends California's slack fill law, and provides manufacturers, retailers, and consumers with greater clarity regarding the requirements for packaging.
Anderson Kill
As plaintiffs seek to enforce the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 with greater regularity, high dollar-value judgments and settlements have become commonplace.This article explores multiple evolving arguments for coverage for TCPA claims through the prism of three recent decisions.
Arnold & Porter
On September 23, 2018, the governor of California signed into law an amended version of the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), which was originally enacted in late June 2018.
Reed Smith
Last week in a hearing before the Senate Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights, AAG Makan Delrahim announced that the DOJ is pursuing criminal charges against competitors...
Duane Morris LLP
In practice, the tour requirement receives varied compliance.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is a new law that California Governor Jerry Brown signed on June 28, 2018, and will become effective on January 1, 2020.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Cadwalader attorneys described the implications to the structured finance industry of an enforcement action brought by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau against the National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts.
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.
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