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FDIC Requiring NSF Fee Refunds in Examinations

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Last month, the latest class action regarding bank-charged returned payment fees passed a motion to dismiss in Mawyer v. Atl. Union Bank. This comes on the heels of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)'s recent...more

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Restrictions on Lawyer Ads Involving Drugs and Medical Devices Are Not Unconstitutional, Says Federal Court

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The Fourth Circuit has found that a West Virginia state law restricting how attorneys can solicit clients in pharmaceutical and medical device cases does not violate the First Amendment. At the end of April, a three-judge...more

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Fourth Circuit Holds Insurer’s Violation of North Carolina Unfair and Deceptive Trade Practices Act Warranted Trebling of...

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On April 18, 2022, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals reviewed an insured’s claim against its own property insurer for violation of the North Carolina’s Unfair and Deceptive Trade Practices Act (“UDTPA”) in a rare published...more

Weiner Brodsky Kider PC

Maryland Prohibits Engaging in Certain Anticompetitive, Unfair, or Deceptive Acts

Maryland recently revised its Financial Institutions laws, effective July 1, 2022, to expand the coverage of prohibitions on acts or practices that are anticompetitive, unfair, deceptive, abusive, or injurious to the public...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

CFPB Blog: Stop Overcharging for Auto Loan Add-on Products

On May 2, the CFPB published a blog post demonstrating its commitment to “a fair, transparent, and competitive auto lending market” by calling attention to add-on products for which auto dealers and finance companies “often...more

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AD-ttorneys@law - May 2022

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NAD Won’t Rename Supplement Maker - Innovix Pharma loses on product claims but gets to keep its calling card. Nerding Out - Aside from the intricacies of advertising, advertising law, and the disputes engendered...more

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Kattison Avenue | Issue 8 - Spring 2022

Kattison Avenue examines the latest topics in advertising law affecting today's advertisers, advertising and promotions agencies, technology developers, content producers and entertainment companies. Please see full...more

International Lawyers Network

Don’t Be Bamboozled by Environmental Benefit Claims

$5.5 Million FTC Settlements for Bamboo Textile and Environmental Benefit Claims Under Penalty Offense Authority - The FTC recently announced that it has reached a $2.5 million settlement with Kohl’s and a $3 million...more

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

FTC Takes Aggressive Action Against Internet Service Provider for Misrepresenting Internet Speeds

Last week, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the District Attorneys of Los Angeles County and Riverside County agreed to an order to settle claims against Frontier Communications Intermediate, LLC and its parent company,...more

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

State Attorneys General Updates From Colorado, California, Minnesota, New York and Arkansas

In this edition of Faegre Drinker’s State Attorneys General Update, we discuss: • The Colorado AG’s issuance of pre-rulemaking considerations for the Colorado Privacy Act...more

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Agrees to Hear Interlocutory Appeal in CFPB Enforcement Action against Student Loan...

On April 29, 2022, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit granted a petition for permission to appeal in Consumer Financial Protection Bureau v. The National Collegiate Master Student Loan Trusts filed by defendants...more

Hudson Cook, LLP

CFPB Expands UDAAP Authority to Include Discrimination

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On March 16, 2022, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") announced in a press release changes to its supervisory operations that may dramatically expand the reach of the CFPB's anti-discrimination mandate....more

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Trends in Product Liability Litigation & Legislation in New York - May 2022

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Musings on the Remington/Sandy Hook Settlement and its Meaning for Consumer Product Manufacturers - The families of nine victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting agreed to a landmark $73 million settlement of...more

Burns & Levinson LLP

Can You Contract Away Chapter 93A Liability?

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Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 93A is one of the most potent weapons in any business litigator’s arsenal. That statute prohibits deceptive or unfair acts or practices in the course of trade or commerce, and it allows for...more

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

FTC Proposes Expansion of TSR That May Impact SMB Lending

On April 28, 2022, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a press release announcing a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) and an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) seeking public comment on possible changes to...more

Latham & Watkins LLP

Global Legal Insights: 2022, 10th Edition - Korea

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The foundation of South Korea’s cartel enforcement regime is the Monopoly Regulation and Fair Trade Act (“MRFTA”), passed in 1981. The MRFTA broadly prohibits four categories of conduct: (i) unfair collaborative acts; (ii)...more

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Advertising Class Action Trends in 2021

2021 saw well over 500 new class actions in the advertising space. With the number of these cases increasing, it is more important than ever for businesses to stay on top of the latest trends, including the types of products...more

Cozen O'Connor

The State AG Report – 4.29.2022

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Here are last week’s curated AG and federal regulatory news stories highlighting key areas in which state and federal regulators’ decisions are having an impact across the US: BREAKING: DC Court of Appeals Upholds AG...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Video Games, AI, and …the Law?

Video games have come a long way. They have morphed from simulated games of ping pong to today’s fully-immersive virtual reality games that leverage biometrics and artificial intelligence (AI)...more

Cozen O'Connor

Minnesota AG Ellison Sues Solar Panel Company for Deceptive Sales Tactics

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Minnesota AG Keith Ellison has filed a lawsuit against four Utah-based solar panel sales companies, Brio Energy LLC, Bello Solar Energy, Avolta Power, Inc., and Sunny Solar Utah LLC, along with their executives and several...more

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CFPB Relies on Questionable Premise in Bulletin About Repossession

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In February, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a compliance bulletin to the vehicle finance industry to make sure that industry participants—including and especially servicers—remember the CFPB's authority to...more

Ballard Spahr LLP

FTC announces settlement with for-profit medical school alleged to have engaged in deceptive marketing

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The FTC has announced a stipulated order of judgment in a lawsuit that it recently filed against Saint James School of Medicine, a for-profit medical school located in the Caribbean, together with its operator and financiers....more

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Alleges Dark Patterns in Advertising of Financial Products; Files Suit Against TransUnion and...

On April 12, 2022, the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) filed a lawsuit against TransUnion, two of its subsidiaries, and former TransUnion executive John Danaher in his individual capacity for violating an...more

Jones Day

Texas and Alabama Securities Regulators File Enforcement Actions Against Online Casino Developer Selling NFTs to Operate Casinos...

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In two first-of-their-kind enforcement actions relating to NFTs, securities regulators in Texas and Alabama ordered a Cyprus-based online casino developer and its founders to cease and desist selling NFTs that allegedly were...more

Houston Harbaugh, P.C.

First State Supreme Court Decision Holds No Business Interruption Coverage for Covid Shutdowns

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On April 21, 2022, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court affirmed the trial court’s decision that several restaurants were not entitled to business interruption coverage for losses resulting from shutdown orders issued by...more

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