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UK Financial Conduct Authority Publishes Mortgage Charter Uptake Data

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The Financial Conduct Authority has published a new webpage on Mortgage Charter Uptake data. The webpage sets out the latest uptake data from firms who have signed the Government's Mortgage Charter. The Charter was introduced...more

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Council of the European Union Agrees Negotiating Mandate on Retail Investment Package

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The Council of the European Union has announced that it has agreed its negotiating position on the retail investment package and published the relevant texts. The package consists of an amending Directive, known as the...more

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California Announces Modifications to Prop 65 Short-Form Warning Regulations

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In response to numerous public comments, California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) announced on June 13, 2024, modifications to the proposed amendments to the regulations governing so-called...more

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Health Halo Trend Continues With Poppi "Gut Healthy" Sodas

Late last month, San Francisco resident Kirstin Cobbs initiated a class action lawsuit against poppi after purchasing its product, poppi prebiotic soda, believing the product to be “gut healthy.” Poppi sodas are packaged in...more

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Florida Expands its “De-Banking” Law

Florida is one of several states that has enacted “de-banking” legislation that requires financial institutions to provide consumers with fair access to financial products and services. On May 3, Governor DeSantis signed into...more

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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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The State AG Report – 6.6.2024

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Here are curated AG and federal regulatory news stories highlighting key areas in which state and federal regulators’ decisions are having an impact across the US: • Proposed Settlement Between AGs, DOJ, and NCAA Would...more

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The Fair Credit Billing Act: Key Insights and Practical Tips — FCRA Focus Podcast

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In this episode of FCRA Focus, host Dave Gettings and his colleague Courtney Hitchcock explore the complexities of the Fair Credit Billing Act (FCBA). With an increase in FCBA claims, including those from pro se litigants, it...more

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CFPB Takes Legal Action Against PHEAA for Chasing Debt on Discharged Student Loans

On May 31, the CFPB filed suit in federal court in the Middle District of Pennsylvania against a Pennsylvania-based student loan servicer accusing it of illegally pursuing student loan debts discharged in bankruptcy and...more

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Colorado’s Artificial Intelligence Act Impact on Healthcare Decisions

On May 17, 2024, Colorado Governor signed into law, Senate Bill 24-205, the Colorado Artificial Intelligence (AI) Act (the “Act”). The law will take effect on February 1, 2026 and the Colorado Attorney General will have...more

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Consumer Duty - The Final Countdown?

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31 July 2024 will mark one year since the Consumer Duty (the Duty) came into force for new and open products and services, and the deadline for implementing the Duty for closed products and services. Firms must also produce...more

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Major Changes to Consumer and Competition Rules, a New Digital Regime and More Power to the CMA

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On 23 May 2024, over a year since its introduction to Parliament, the DMCC Bill was rushed through before the proroguing of Parliament ahead of the July UK General Election. It received Royal Assent the following day....more

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Dual registrant regulatory roundup - June 2024

Welcome to the Regulatory Roundup. Each month, Eversheds Sutherland Investment Services attorneys review significant regulatory developments (including notable rulemakings and guidance from securities regulators) from the...more

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Emergency Bill Introduced to Change Junk Fees

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Yesterday, Senator Bill Dodd, D-Napa, introduced Senate Bill 1524 which would keep restaurant fees legal so long as they present additional fees “clearly and conspicuously.” This bill would amend Senate Bill 478, detailed...more

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SCOTUS Adopts Favorable Standard for States’ Ability to Enforce Consumer Protection Laws Regulating National Banks

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The U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion in Cantero v. Bank of America, N.A., No. 22-529, allowing states to enforce state consumer financial protection laws against both state and national banks. The Court was reviewing the...more

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CFPB Registry to Track Nonbank Financial Offenders

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The CFPB has finalized a rule establishing a registry of nonbank financial firms that are subject to enforcement orders for violating consumer protection laws. The agency expects the registry to be a valuable resource for...more

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Utah Generative AI Disclosure Law Takes Effect as Part of Consumer Protection Legislation

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Businesses interacting with Utah residents should act quickly to ensure compliance with newly in effect obligations requiring certain disclosures regarding use of generative AI tools as Utah joins the growing patchwork of...more

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Recent AI Laws and Regulation Updates

The legal landscape surrounding the creation, use and governance of artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly changing and growing, imposing significant obligations on business and new rights for individuals. In recent months,...more

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State Regulators Address Insurers’ Use of AI: 11 States Adopt NAIC Model Bulletin

In December 2023, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) adopted a Model Bulletin on the Use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) Systems by Insurers. The model bulletin reminds insurance carriers that they...more

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Colorado Expands Protections for Biometric Information under the Colorado Privacy Act

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When Colorado enacted the Colorado Privacy Act (CPA), it included “biometric data that may be processed for the purpose of uniquely identifying an individual.” However, the CPA as originally drafted did not cover the personal...more

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Colorado enacts consumer protections for artificial intelligence

On May 17, Colorado enacted SB 24-205 (the “Act”) concerning consumer protections in interactions with artificial intelligence (AI) systems. The Act requires developers of “high-risk” AI systems—defined as AI systems that...more

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CFPB Pursues Enforcement Action Following HMDA Reporting Inaccuracies

On May 16, the CFPB filed a motion for summary judgement in the U.S. District Court in the Southern District of Florida seeking a $20 million civil penalty against a California-based mortgage provider for allegedly submitting...more

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CFPB Opens Public Probe on Closing Fees

On May 30, the CFPB announced that it was probing mortgage closing costs as part of its continued focus on so-called junk fees. The Bureau’s request for information seeks input from the public on “the impact closing costs...more

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New U.K. digital markets regime

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The Digital Markets, Competition and Consumers Act 2024 will introduce groundbreaking new rules to regulate digital markets in the U.K. It aims to boost competition by controlling the conduct of the largest digital firms,...more

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U.K. consumer enforcement overhaul

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The Digital Markets, Competition and Consumers Act 2024 will result in a landmark overhaul of the U.K. consumer protection regime. It will dramatically increase the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA's) enforcement powers...more

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