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Warning for Businesses: Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rules Violations of the State’s Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection...

In a potential blockbuster, landscape-changing decision with widespread ramifications for companies providing goods and services to Pennsylvania consumers, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court just held that Pennsylvania’s powerful...more

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Joe Biden: Not Just President but Super-Superintendent of Insurance?

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In addition to dramatically changing the policies of former President Trump on the pandemic, the economy, immigration, and other key issues, the Biden Administration is likely to substantially increase the federal...more

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Washington State AG Pushes for Increased Penalties for Consumer Violations

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Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson recently announced priorities for his 2021 legislative agenda. These priorities include public safety and criminal justice reform, tribal treaty rights, and protecting consumers....more

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Q4 2020: Latin America Enforcement Review

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As 2020 drew to a close, enforcement authorities throughout the United States and the Americas continued to investigate fraud, corruption, and other misconduct across the region. Below, we highlight some developments from...more

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Wiley Consumer Protection Download (January 19, 2021)

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Welcome to Wiley’s update on recent developments and what’s next in consumer protection at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC). In this newsletter, we analyze recent regulatory...more

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

L’Ontario sollicite des commentaires sur les changements proposés à la législation sur la protection du consommateur

Le 1er décembre 2020, le ministère des Services gouvernementaux et des Services aux consommateurs de l’Ontario a publié un document de consultation intitulé Amélioration de la Loi sur la protection du consommateur : Renforcer...more

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Ontario Seeks Input on Proposed Changes to Consumer Protection Laws

On December 1, 2020, the Ontario Ministry of Government and Consumer Services issued a consultation paper entitled Improving Ontario’s Consumer Protection Act: Strengthening Consumer Protection in Ontario (Consultation...more

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Supreme Court’s Grant of Certiorari Could Signal Change in Scope of Review for Remand Orders to State Courts

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The removal of a state court action to federal court is often conceptualized in the context of 28 U.S.C. § 1441, where, but for the plaintiff’s choice of venue, the matter could have been filed in federal court pursuant to...more

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Airline Passengers’ Rights | Fake COVID-19 Cures | Unlicensed Debt Collection Agency Sued

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COVID-19- NAAG: Airline Industry Customers Deserve Stronger Consumer Protections- •The National Association of Attorneys General (“NAAG”) sent a letter to congressional leaders urging Congress to strengthen consumer...more

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Precious Metals Scam | R, D AGs Weigh In On Pipelines | $60 Million Surgical Mesh Settlement

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COVID-19- AG Coalitions Tackle PPP, Price Gouging Concerns- •Eighteen Democratic AGs, led by Illinois AG Kwame Raoul, sent a comment letter to the Small Business Administration (“SBA”) opposing the SBA’s proposed rule...more

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Massachusetts Attorney General Creates Data Privacy And Security Division

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The Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General has created a new Data Privacy and Security Division. This Division is charged with protecting consumers from the threats to the privacy and security of their data. The...more

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OTA & Travel Distribution Update: Expedia’s recent second-quarter earnings release reflects current travel industry misery;...

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This week’s Update takes a deep dive into all things Expedia, and includes several stories regarding Expedia’s recent disastrous quarterly earnings release, an actual copy of the release as well as a copy of a complaint...more

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Sixth Circuit weighs in at the 11th hour, rebalancing a circuit split on the definition of ‘automatic telephone dialing system’

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In the wake of the Supreme Court’s grant of certiorari in a case which will settle the rift between US courts of appeals on the issue of what constitutes an “automatic telephone dialing system” (ATDS) under the Telephone...more

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Supreme Court to settle circuit split on TCPA definition of ‘automatic telephone dialing system’

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On Thursday, July 9, 2020, just days after upholding the constitutionality of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) by striking the government-debt exception, after much priming, the Supreme Court granted a petition...more

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Making Them Pay: Supreme Court To Consider FTC’s Restitution Authority

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On July 9, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it would review the Federal Trade Commission’s authority to seek restitution in federal court for consumers who have been harmed by fraud and other misconduct in the...more

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AGs’ Expanding Focus Due To COVID-19 | New Antitrust Guidelines | AG Sues Timeshare Exit Companies

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2020 AG Elections- Utah Attorney General Fends Off Challenger in Republican Primary- •Incumbent Utah AG Sean Reyes won the July 2, 2020 Republican primary for AG over challenger David Leavitt. •AG Reyes will face...more

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Key Issues We’re Tracking as CCPA Enforcement Nears

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Although 2020 has already provided more than its share of surprises for businesses, one thing appears to remain unchanged: the California attorney general’s commitment to enforcing the California Consumer Privacy Act...more

Proskauer Rose LLP

Price Gouging Weekly Round Up - June 2020 #4

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Price gouging enforcement and litigation is front and center for company counsel and business managers nationwide. Our weekly round up highlights some of the most relevant news and information to our clients and friends. ...more

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Stronger Price Gouging Law In New York | Suit Over Billions Of Robocalls | Settlement With Children’s App Developer

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COVID-19- New York Strengthens Protections Against Price Gouging- •New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed 8189 and A.10270 into law, which strengthen New York state’s ability to combat price gouging on essential goods and...more

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Chicago City Council Passes COVID-19 Anti-Retaliation Ordinance

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Chicago’s City Council has passed an ordinance to protect employees from retaliation by their employers if they obey public health orders or orders of a healthcare provider to stay at home because of the COVID-19 pandemic....more

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Throwing Out the Baby With the Bathwater

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On Wednesday, May 6, 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral argument in Barr v. American Association of Political Consultants. Arguments concentrated on two central questions: first, whether the Telephone...more

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It Takes Two to Terminate

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On May 1, the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh joined the Second Circuit in holding that one who consents to be contacted under a bilateral contract cannot unilaterally revoke that consent. This is a critical ruling as...more

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A Preliminary Study on Legal Issues of the Live-Streaming Sales in China

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Live streaming sale, as a new mode of retailing, has become a huge hit, and gets even hotter during the COVID-19. Sales via live streaming platforms never stops surprising the public by breaking sales record, for example,...more

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Two Versus Three: The Second Circuit Gives its Two Cents on the Definition of An Automatic Telephone Dialing System under the TCPA

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The Second Circuit has now deepened the rift between the circuit courts, pitting itself and the Ninth Circuit against the Third, Seventh, and Eleventh Circuits on the definition of an automatic telephone dialing system...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Maryland Court of Appeals Bars Confessed Judgment Clauses in Consumer Contracts

A recent decision from the Maryland Court of Appeals provided somewhat surprising new guidance on the permissibility of confessed judgment clauses in consumer contracts. In Goshen Run Homeowners Association, Inc. v. Cisneros,...more

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