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Konczal: Dodd-Frank Reforms Get Roughed Up in Court
Medicaid Receiving Startlingly Little Attention As Everyone Discusses Medicare
Obama Administration Calls for Free Access to Federally Funded Research
Can Virginia Block Non-Residents from FOIA Requests? Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments
Should Wall Street Fear Mary Jo White?
Looking Ahead to Washington State’s Legalized Marijuana Marketplace
Congressman: My Plan Would Reduce Student Loan Defaults: Video
Local Governments Continue to Fight States for Right to Govern Fracking
Tax Questions to Ask Yourself with the End of 2012 and the Fiscal Cliff Approaching
Obama Blocks Chinese-Owned Wind Project Out of Concerns for National Security
Crystal Ball Perspective: Will Healthcare Reform be Repealed if Romney Wins the Presidential Election?
Stewart Baker, Former GC of NSA, on Why the Cybersecurity Act Failed & Threat of Tomorrow’s Terrorism
Not Prepared for Healthcare Reform? Three things employers need to focus on now.
Who pays for road damage in Pennsylvania after ACT 13?
Smartphone Data Solution: Sharing Airwaves
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NLRB Posting Rule Delayed Again, Will We Ever See Resolution?—McKenna Long's Seth Borden
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Over the past decade the Federal Trade Commission has brought cybersecurity enforcement actions against various private companies, imposing tens of millions of dollars in monetary penalties and requiring companies to maintain...more
New Federal Trade Commission Commissioner Joshua D. Wright explained at a recent ABA Antitrust Meeting that his top priorities were to develop a more transparent and evidence-based approach to FTC Section 5 enforcement and to...more
Originally published in "The Independent Counselor" - January 2013.
As the start of 2013 is upon us, nonprofit credit counseling agencies will be trying to anticipate the needs of their communities, by knowing what to...more
The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act amended the Electronic Fund Transfer Act, or EFTA, to restrict interchange fees and to prohibit exclusive networks for debit card transactions. The Federal Trade...more
In a letter to the Senate Commerce Committee, EPIC has recommended that Congress require the Federal Trade Commission to consider more carefully the public's views on proposed privacy settlements. EPIC also recommended that...more
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") and the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") have targeted mortgage advertising and marketing in a joint "sweep."
Just prior to the Thanksgiving holiday, the CFPB and FTC...more
Tra il Gennaio 2001 e il Settembre 2012, sono poste a confronto le seguenti tre serie:
1) Commercio al dettaglio a valori nominali;
2)Prezzi al consumo (indice armonizzato Europa, HICP);
3) Commercio al dettaglio in...more
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has released new regulations requiring employers to update forms mandated by the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) by January 1, 2013. The changes consist primarily of...more
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has referred the UK’s private motor insurance market to the Competition Commission (CC) for an-depth investigation because it suspects that the market may not be working well for motorists. It...more
Employers must adopt new Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) forms by January 1, 2013, in light of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 shifting FCRA rulemaking authority from the Federal Trade...more
David Vladeck, the Director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection at the Federal Trade Commission, spoke at a program entitled “Applying Long-Standing FTC Standards to New Technology” held this past Friday at the American Bar...more
On July 30, the FTC released staff comments submitted in response to the CFPB’s Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding the regulation of prepaid cards. The CFPB issued the Notice in May, noting its intention to...more
In this issue:
- Venable Secures Top Chambers USA, Legal 500 Honors
- CFPB Launches Consumer Complaint Database, Shuffles Senior Management
- Federal Judge Gives Supplement Company Daniel Chapter One A...more
Native American tribal payday lending is on the radar screens of the CFPB and the FTC, as reflected in recent comments from CFPB Director Richard Cordray and FTC Commissioner Julie Brill. More specifically, the agencies have...more
As the one-year anniversary of the start of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB” or the “Bureau”) approaches, look for a fundamental shift in press coverage about the Bureau, as information about its initial...more
On May 10, the FTC released an advisory opinion affirming that the Holder in Due Course Rule does not limit or preclude a consumer’s right to recovery other than to restrict awards to monies paid under a contract. The opinion...more
The UK's Department for Business, Innovation and Skills ("BIS") is seeking views on how to boost antitrust damages actions. As stated in the consultation document, "Research by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) shows that...more
On March 26, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") issued its final report on consumer privacy in the United States, entitled Protecting Consumer Privacy in an Era of Rapid Change:Recommendations for Businesses and...more
In This Presentation:
- Selected CFPB Initiatives
..“Larger Participant” Proposed Rule
..CFPB/FTC Memorandum of Understanding
..Confidentiality and Privilege
..Supervision and Examination Manual
The Federal Trade Commission has just issued its long-awaited final report revealing its framework on privacy, “Protecting Consumer Privacy in an Era of Rapid Change – Recommendations for Businesses and Policymakers.” The...more
On March 26, the FTC released an anticipated report on consumer privacy, calling on all companies to adopt certain practices to protect consumers’ private information. The final report outlines three basic principles: (i)...more
On March 26, 2012, the FTC released its final report titled “Protecting Consumer Privacy in an Era of Rapid Change: Recommendations for Business and Policymakers.” The report reflects feedback from the FTC’s privacy...more
The data free-for-all that’s been enjoyed by the app industry is over … more or less. No longer should the industry expect to collect and use customer data – so accessible and abundant in smartphones and tablets – without...more
Signaling the United States' commitment to global privacy leadership, the White House has released its long-awaited report on consumer privacy. The report outlines a comprehensive and systematic framework for...more
Five privacy organizations, including EPIC, wrote today to Rep. Bono-Mack to urge the Chairwoman of a powerful L9[Congressional committee] to hold a public hearing on Google's proposed changes in business practices...more
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