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Corrs Chambers Westgarth
When representing products and services via promotions or offers to consumers, businesses should avoid certain issues.
Cassels Brock
Bill C-86, Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2. (Bill C-86) received second reading in the House of Commons on November 6, 2018.
Mayer Brown
On 1 November 2018, a new legislation enabling model declaratory actions on behalf of consumers against companies came into force.
Arthur Cox
The Credit Reporting Act 2013 has been amended to bring hire purchase agreements and similar credit agreements, together with personal contract plans (PCPs), within the scope of the credit reporting regime.
Mamo TCV Advocates
The market for higher educational institutions in Malta has increased exponentially in recent years.
The founder and lead consultant at The Constant Group, talks about her journey into academy governance and the fundamental role it plays
STA Law Firm
Consumer protection is a vital part of a healthy economy.
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")...
Troutman Sanders LLP
According to the CFPB, much of its rulemaking agenda focuses on implementing statutory directives.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The Federal Trade Commission proposed a rule requiring consumer reporting agencies to provide free credit monitoring service to active duty military members that would electronically notify...
Thompson Coburn LLP
As promised during the webinar, we are posting this blog to break down the election results and look ahead to the 116th Congress.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Accordingly, the dismissal of the action was affirmed.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Citing Seventh Circuit precedent, the Eastern District of Wisconsin recently held the broad scope of the Fair Credit Reporting Act's permissible purpose includes use that disregards an attempted restriction request...
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
October began with a CPSC announcement that a major retailer agreed to pay a $3.85M civil penalty for failing to report that a trash can it sold contained a defect or created an unreasonable risk of serious injury.
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.
Duane Morris LLP
If you are a university researcher interested in launching a startup based on an invention developed in your lab, below is a list of some key guidelines to keep in mind as you start your company:
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
This summer, for the first time in more than a decade, Congress reauthorized legislation governing the country's Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs (commonly referred to as "the Perkins Act").
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Senator Wyden stated, "My bill creates radical transparency for consumers, gives them new tools to control their information and backs it up with tough rules."
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
The New York Attorney General recently sued a moving services broker, alleging that the company operated illegally and also used fake online reviews to promote the company.
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Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Businesses should regularly review their insurance policies and consider the scope of cover and existing policy limits.
Cooper Grace Ward
You must review and update compliance policies and training programs to ensure you comply with the new penalties regime.
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).
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
The autonomous motor vehicle industry is growing exponentially. Various automobile manufacturers, including Audi, Ford, Volkswagen, GM, BMW, Toyota, Tesla, and Nissan, have announced that they plan to sell fully autonomous motor vehicles by 2021.
Jones Day
Following consumer complaints, the Australian Competition and Consumer Regulator has released a report reminding airlines of obligations when dealing with the flying public.
Back in March, the D.C. Circuit trimmed back a 2015 Federal Communications Commission (FCC) order that expanded the scope of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).
Miller Thomson LLP
The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario recently dismissed an Application brought by a student's mother on behalf of her son, who was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
Worrells Solvency & Forensic Accountants
Using credit repair and debt management firms may mean consumers pay high fees and not get the solution they're seeking.
Jones Day
These obligations are increasingly a focus for the ACCC.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
The FTC traditionally relied on the second proviso of Section 13(b) for access to the federal courts.
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