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CFPB/NY AG lawsuit against RD Legal Funding may signal greater scrutiny of non-loan financial products such as merchant cash...

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

The CFPB and the New York Attorney General this week filed an action against RD Legal Funding, LLC, two of its affiliates, and their principal (collectively, “RD”), alleging that a litigation settlement advance product...more

FLSA Hail Mary?

by Sherman & Howard L.L.C. on

We have heard an extraordinary amount of commentary about the impending December 1, 2016 deadline for compliance with the new FLSA overtime regulations. One of the most troubling comments that appears to be gaining...more

FTC and Pennsylvania Challenge Penn State Hershey’s Planned Merger with PinnacleHealth System

by Tucker Arensberg, P.C. on

BNA has reported the planned merger of Penn State Hershey Medical Center with PinnacleHealth System will be challenged in federal court by federal and state officials. The Federal Trade Commission and Pennsylvania’s...more

New York Court Sacks Daily Fantasy Sports

On December 11, 2015, a New York State court ordered a shut down of the leading daily fantasy sports sites in New York, at least for now. The Court found the NYAG has a likelihood of success in showing that the activities are...more

Advertising Law - October 2015 #3

With EU Safe Harbor Invalidated, Companies Ask: What Now? - What happens now?: That is the question that businesses across the country are asking after the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) threw out the...more

Entertainment and Media Litigation Update - October 2015

The "Dancing Baby" Case—Ninth Circuit Rules That "Fair Use" Must First Be Considered Before Sending Takedown Notices Under the DMCA - Why it matters: On September 14, 2015, the Ninth Circuit ruled in Lenz v. Universal...more

Going on Offense against State Deceptive Trade Practices AG Actions

by Reed Smith on

We have posted many times about cases where a manufacturer of a regulated product is sued over alleged violations of a state consumer protection or deceptive trade practices act because of something allegedly amiss in the...more

Advertising Law - July 2015 #4

FTC And Florida AG Team up Against Medical Alert Systems - Together with the Florida Attorney General, the Federal Trade Commission filed suit against Lifewatch for allegedly using deceptive robocalls to urge older...more

Regulators Keep Their Feet on the Gas in Actions Against Auto Lenders; NY AG Latest to Bring Suit

Why it matters - The automotive industry is continuing to face heavy scrutiny from regulators. On the heels of a Federal Trade Commission operation and new oversight from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the...more

Credit Card Issuer Debt Collection Consent Order: The CFPB’s Latest Rulemaking Through Enforcement Effort

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

On Wednesday, July 8, the CFPB announced its latest — and largest — settlement of claims of unfair and deceptive debt collection practices. The OCC and 47 State Attorneys General all were part of the overall settlement. The...more

NY Attorney General, FTC Bring Joint Enforcement Actions against Debt Collectors

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

The New York Attorney General and Federal Trade Commission recently announced they had filed two joint federal court lawsuits against debt collectors in the Western District of New York. The Attorney General and FTC are...more

New York AG, FTC Bring Major Action against Debt Collection Operation

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

The New York Attorney General and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced a joint debt collection enforcement action that had been filed in June in federal court in Buffalo, New York, against several corporations...more

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