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Mintz - Consumer Product Safety Viewpoints

Courts Being Used to Challenge Efficacy of Recalls

There’s a new class action trend consumer product companies need to be aware of that is not only causing additional stress when faced with a recall but also increased expense and adverse publicity. There are a number of...more

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Consent Order Confirms California MCA Enforcement Campaign

On November 12, 2020, the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI) (until recently called the Department of Business Oversight) entered into a consent order with Allup Finance LLC (Allup) finding...more

Proskauer - Advertising Law

Split Eleventh Circuit Panel Eliminates Incentive Awards for Class Representatives

Last month, in a split decision, the Eleventh Circuit reversed a district court’s incentive award to the named plaintiff in a class action alleging willful violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. In doing so, it...more

Michael Volkov

Too Big to be Accountable: The Big Case Dilemma

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Over the last twenty year (yes, 20 years), the Justice Department’s civil and criminal enforcement record has come under greater scrutiny.  Whether you call it “Too Big To Jail” or “Too Big to Fail,” questions continue to...more

Proskauer - Minding Your Business

Alleged Price Gouging in the District of Columbia? Attorney General Racine Sets Sights on Local Business

On November 12, 2020, D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine filed a lawsuit against Capitol Petroleum Group, LLC (“CPG”), a retailer and distributor of gasoline in the District. According to Attorney General Racine, CPG...more

Womble Bond Dickinson

IoT Security Reaches Center Stage in U.S.

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How is a refrigerator like a stoplight camera and a delivery drone? Each of these devices and hundreds of millions of others are part of the internet of things (IoT), meaning that manufacturers are building them with...more

Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP

Nutter Bank Report: November 2020

Federal Banking Agencies Issue New Guidance on Managing the LIBOR Transition - The member agencies of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (“FFIEC”) have issued joint guidance for banking organizations...more

Burr & Forman

The Consumer Finance Outlook Under a Biden Administration

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When President-elect Joe Biden takes office in January, it is safe to bet that addressing the pandemic-related financial pressures facing millions of Americans will be at the top of his agenda....more

Dickinson Wright

Canadian Data Privacy Laws Are Changing. Is Your Business Ready to Keep Up

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Introduction - On November 17, 2020, Canada’s federal government introduced a bill to enact new legislation that would strengthen protections for individuals from privacy loss due to the failures and limitations of corporate...more

Alston & Bird

Food & Beverage Digest – November 2020

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Welcome to the latest edition of the Food & Beverage Digest, our roundup of court cases and settlements affecting the food, beverage, agribusiness, and cosmetics industries. This month, vanilla is the finest of the...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

CPSC Issues COVID-19 Consumer Products Guidance, Further Muddying the Regulatory Waters and Increasing Scrutiny of COVID-19...

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, and with an incoming Biden administration that is expected to step up efforts to control the spread of the virus, use of personal protective equipment (“PPE”) and cleaning/disinfectant...more

Carlton Fields

Real Property, Financial Services, & Title Insurance Update: Week Ending November 13, 2020

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Real Property Update - Foreclosure / Standing: affirming payment order entered pursuant to section 702.10(2), Florida Statutes, against a subsequent purchaser in favor of US Bank as the application of the statute was not...more

Ballard Spahr LLP

Ninth Circuit hears oral argument in Seila Law on remand from SCOTUS

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Last Thursday, on remand from the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit heard oral argument in Seila Law. The members of the three judge panel were Judge Susan Graber and Judge Paul Watford...more

Carlton Fields

Real Property, Financial Services, & Title Insurance Update: Week Ending October 30, 2020

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Financial Services Update - TILA / Definition of Creditor: entity that arranges for the extension of credit is not a “creditor” under TILA – Rosolen v. Home Performance Alliance, Inc., No. 19-cv-00024-JLB-NPM (M.D. Fla....more

Carlton Fields

Real Property, Financial Services, & Title Insurance Update: Week Ending October 23, 2020

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Financial Services Update - FCRA: borrower failed to state claim for violation of FCRA based upon alleged fraud/forgery of underlying loan document, which was a legal defense to foreclosure action and not a factual...more

TransPerfect Legal Solutions

How to Improve Quality and Efficiency in Second Request Document Review

On October 20, 2020, TransPerfect Legal Solutions (TLS) hosted an inaugural conference on recent developments in antitrust clearance and merger enforcement proceedings. This article is the second of a three-part series...more

Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence and...

Cost of Compliance 2020 Covid-19 update shows firms response to pandemic

Financial services firms, just like everything and everyone else, are facing immense pressure from all sides because of COVID-19. Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence conducted a snapshot update of its Cost of Compliance...more

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OCC True Lender Final Rule

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The OCC recently announced a final rule determining that a national bank or Federal savings association is the “true lender” that makes a loan when the bank is 1) the named lender in the loan agreement as of the date of...more

Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C.

California Voters Approved the CPRA: What Does This Mean for Your Business?

While the nation was preoccupied with the presidential race, California voted “YES” on the California Privacy Rights Act (“CPRA”), which amends and expands on the CCPA. Our previous post sets forth the highlights of the...more

Hogan Lovells

Consumer finance regulatory news, November 2020 # 3

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Debt Respite Scheme (Breathing Space Moratorium and Mental Health Crisis Moratorium) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020 - The Debt Respite Scheme (Breathing Space Moratorium and Mental Health Crisis Moratorium) (England...more

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

EDPB Publishes Guidance on Cross-Border International Data Transfer & EC Proposes Draft Decision on Standard Contractual Clauses

On Nov. 11, 2020, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) published eagerly anticipated guidance in the wake of the July 2020 European Court of Justice’s (ECJ) decision in Schrems II, outlining a process for ensuring data...more

Hanzo

The CCPA Is Live for Enforcement—Is Your Website in Compliance?

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The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)—the most comprehensive personal data privacy legislation anywhere in the United States so far—is officially being enforced. Is your website in compliance? Does it need to be? What...more

Morgan Lewis

CMA Consultation on Revised Merger Assessment Guidelines: Status Quo or Codifying Digital Overreach?

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The UK Competition and Markets Authority published for consultation updated guidelines setting out its approach to analysing mergers on 17 November. The guidelines update the current merger assessment guidelines...more

Arnall Golden Gregory LLP

AGG Food and Drug Newsletter - November 2020

Arnall Golden Gregory LLP's Food and Drug Newsletter is a monthly update of legal and regulatory issues that affect the FDA-regulated community and highlights articles from members of AGG outside the Food and Drug practice....more

Arnall Golden Gregory LLP

I Wish I Knew What I Know Now: Conversations with AGG on FDA Issues - Pandemic Marketing 101: Do’s and Don’ts to Market Your...

AGG partner Anuj Desai and of counsel Carolina M. Wirth discuss the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) roles of protecting consumers at the height of a public health crisis and the types...more

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