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Failed Unpaid Intern Class Action Hints at Impact of Comcast v. Behrend
License to travel: how regulation is benefiting business abroad
S&C's Cohen: Brown-Vitter Punishes Banks For Being Big
Tips for Mobile App Privacy Compliance
China's Export Policy Changes After U.S. Antitrust Case
Could A US-EU Free Trade Deal Harm The WTO?
$300 Million Dairy Settlement Will Bring Reform, Lawyer Says
Aquila: M&A Looking Up in 2013; "The Negatives Are Built In"
Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) under the Bank Secrecy Act and Anti-Money Laundering: What You Need to Know About the Safe Harbor and Limitations to Immunity
Martin Hahn on Food Labeling Lawsuits
What Every Exporter Needs to Know
Cross-Border M&A: Opportunities and Dealbreakers in Europe
Mike Koehler on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Reform
Edelman 5 Step Process for Evaluation of Third Parties
Whalen: Too Much Regulation Caused JP Morgan $2 Billion Loss
Wal-Mart Bribery Allegations: Initial Impressions
“Cramming” – while it sounds like the experience of being in the middle row of a cross-country flight – actually refers to unauthorized charges on phone bills. Residential and business telecommunications customers have...more
Following on the heels of significant regulatory actions by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Federal Reserve, and the FDIC against regulated companies and their third-party service providers, the Federal Trade...more
U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) Administrative Law Judge Thomas B. Pender (ALJ) recently imposed sanctions on Apple due to the intentional misrepresentations of fact in the opening statement and briefing. This sua...more
In This Issue:
Duracell Battery Class Action Lawsuit; Class Action Settlement Seeks To “Stop” GameStop’s Allegedly Deceptive Marketing Practices; Commercial Email with Falsified or Misrepresented Header Information...more
About 75,000 victims of a work-from-home scam have received refunds of the money they paid courtesy of the FTC. This scam offered an online work-from-home opportunity where the victims were sold access to job listings. The...more
Sometimes a green drop is just a green drop.
Last week, the California Court of Appeal, First Appellate District, dismissed a purported class action against the owners of Fiji Water, finding as a matter of law that the...more
In my prior blogs (employmentandconstructionlawupdate.blogspot.com) I’ve covered the dramatic changes in the law of late, where the New Jersey state courts have applied the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act in any number of...more
On December 29, 2010, President Obama signed the Restore Online Shoppers’ Confidence Act (ROSCA) into law. The law has received surprisingly little media attention, but it deserves a close look by any company doing business...more
The U.S. PTO has asked for commentary from the public about a hazily defined concept -- "trademark bullying."
But we know what they mean.
IN THIS ISSUE:
*Formula Maker Wins $13.5 Million in False Advertising Suit
*Feds Delay New Online Betting Payment Ban
*Court Deletes Spam Suit Against Online Ad Company
*FTC to Weigh Support of News Industry
False advertising claims under California’s Unfair Competition Law (“UCL”) require plaintiffs to plead and prove injury in fact and a loss of money or property as a result of the alleged violation. Alleged false...more
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