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Combating payment account fraud – latest regulatory developments in Australia

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On 30 November 2023, the Treasury of the Australian Government released its consultation paper on a proposed Scams Code Framework (the Framework) which seeks to establish robust codes and targeted measures to reduce scam...more

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Colorado Amends Privacy Act to Include Enhanced Biometric Data Requirements

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The Colorado Privacy Act already required prior consent for sensitive personal data, with the amendment now setting forth requirements for purchasing and retaining biometric data. The Colorado state legislature recently...more

McDermott Will & Emery

Making Sense of a Rare Robinson-Patman Act Plaintiffs’ Verdict

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On May 20, 2024, US District Court Judge Michael W. Fitzgerald rejected a popular over-the-counter eyedrop seller’s bid for a new trial and granted a pricing injunction impacting two large wholesale membership clubs following...more

Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley

The Role of the FDA in Regulating Eye Drops to Prevent Contamination

Contaminated eye drops present serious risks. Not only can they cause blindness and other serious medical conditions, but they have also been linked to at least four cases of premature death caused by severe bacterial...more

Cozen O'Connor

A Growing Pattern of Broader Applicability: Nebraska Enacts a Comprehensive Data Privacy Law

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We now have another new comprehensive state data privacy laws on the books in 2024. On April 17, Governor Jim Pillen signed the Nebraska Data Privacy Law (NDPA) into law, representing the sixteenth overall entry into the...more

Husch Blackwell LLP

Legal Implications Following the FDA’s Release of Data on Talc-Containing Cosmetics, Which Confirm Absence of Asbestos for Third...

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In April, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released the results of its 2023 sampling assignment, testing for asbestos in talc-containing products. The results confirmed the absence of asbestos in all 50 samples...more

Ballard Spahr LLP

A reply to Professor Levitin’s arguments as to why the Fed, notwithstanding its losses, can still lawfully fund the CFPB

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Yesterday, I published a blog post highlighting the flaws in the arguments made by Professor Jeff Sovern in his recent article in the Consumer Law & Policy Blog for why the Fed, notwithstanding its losses, can still lawfully...more

Klein Moynihan Turco LLP

Third-Party Pixel Tracking Technology Liability

Recently, companies have found themselves defending allegations that the use of third-party pixel tracking technology on their websites violates state consumer privacy laws. Fortunately, these claims do not always survive the...more

MoFo Tech

U.S. Senate AI Working Group Publishes AI Policy Roadmap

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On May 15th, after nearly a year of study, the Bipartisan U.S. Senate AI Working Group released its Roadmap for Artificial Intelligence (AI) Policy in the United States Senate. Based on insights collected during three...more

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CFPB responds to plaintiffs’ mandamus petition in Fifth Circuit seeking to block second transfer to D.D.C. of lawsuit challenging...

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If this blog post gives our readers a feeling of déjà vu, there’s a good reason—the latest developments in the lawsuit challenging the CFPB’s final credit card late fee rule (Rule) are a rerun of earlier developments in the...more

Stinson LLP

States Expand Regulation of Consumer Lending: Codification of "True Lender" and Opt-out of DIDMCA's Interest Rate Exportation

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Consumer lenders face a rapidly changing legal landscape. States are increasingly targeting the activities of non-bank third parties in the consumer loan process and interest rate exportation by state-chartered banks. In the...more

Blank Rome LLP

BIPA Amendments + FTC Warns Automakers

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Amendments to the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act Would Dramatically Affect Accrual of Damages - The Illinois Legislature approved Senate Bill 2979 (“S.B. 2979”) to amend the Biometric Information Privacy Act...more

Hinch Newman LLP

Whoa! U.S. Lawsuit Against Telehealth Providers and Executives Should Turn Heads

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On June 10, 2024, the U.S. Justice Department announced that together with the Federal Trade Commission, it filed an amended complaint against telehealth company Cerebral Inc., Cerebral’s founder and former Chief Executive...more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

CFPB releases semi-annual report on mid-year 2023

On June 4, the CFPB released its semi-annual report to Congress, for the period beginning April 1, 2023, and ending September 30, 2023. The report highlighted rules and orders, complaints, supervisory and enforcement actions,...more

Gardner Law

Navigating HIPAA and State Privacy Laws for Drug and Device Manufacturers

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The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 as amended and implemented through regulations at 45 C.F.R. §§ 160 and 164 (“HIPAA”) regulates the privacy and security of health information. For drug and...more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

CFPB finalizes standards setting body component of open banking rule

On June 5, the CFPB announced it finalized in part its proposed Personal Financial Data Rights rule, thus establishing the minimum qualifications necessary for the Bureau to become a recognized industry standard setting body...more

Cooley LLP

CFPB Warns Against Deceptive Terms in Consumer Contracts

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On June 4, 2024, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued Circular 2024-03 warning that the inclusion of “unlawful or unenforceable” terms in consumer contracts – particularly in the fine print of consumer...more

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Proposed Visa/Mastercard Interchange Fee Settlement – A Sea Change or Drop in the Ocean for Merchants?

The series of antitrust class action lawsuits first brought by U.S. merchants against Visa and Mastercard in 2006 continued its winding path toward closure as the parties announced in March 2024 that they had reached a...more

Braumiller Law Group, PLLC

Tariffs and Trade

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” - George Santayana. As an example of this I present to you the Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act of 1930. If you are not familiar with this, it is worth taking a moment...more

Wiley Rein LLP

[Webinar] Decoding CFPB Examinations for Non-Bank Financial Firms - June 27th, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

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With the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) increased scrutiny of non-bank financial firms, understanding the CFPB’s examination process has become critical for supervised entities. Join us as we discuss the...more

Holland & Knight LLP

Podcast - Part 2: An FTC Official Speaks About the Regulation of AI Technology

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In this episode of his "Clearly Conspicuous" podcast series, "Part 2: An FTC Official Speaks About the Regulation of AI Technology," consumer protection attorney Anthony DiResta continues his discussion on the Federal Trade...more

Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C.

Florida Adopts Protection of Specified Adults Statute for Financial Institutions

During the 2024 Legislative session, the Florida Legislature passed Senate Bill 556, “Protection of Specified Adults”, which was signed into law by Governor Ron DeSantis on May 28, 2024....more

Latham & Watkins LLP

CFPB Creates Corporate Nonbank Enforcement Registry

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The centralized repository would assist the CFPB and law enforcement in detecting patterns of misbehavior and recidivism adversely affecting consumers. On June 3, 2024, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)...more

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SEC Modernizes Data Protection Rules for Safeguarding Customer Information

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Last month, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC or the Commission) unanimously voted to adopt amendments to Regulation S-P (Reg S-P), which is the SEC’s regulation governing the treatment and safeguarding of...more

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Minnesota Passes Junk Fee Law and California Issues FAQs

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It seems it’s not only the Biden administration that believes regulating “junk fees” is popular with voters. Minnesota joins California as states that have passed their own junk fee legislation. And given the number of other...more

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