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Squire Patton Boggs LLP
On November 18, 2021, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (the "OCC"), the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the "Board"), and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (the "FDIC")...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
On November 17, a majority of the active judges of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit issued an order sua sponte to rehear Hunstein v. Preferred Collection and Management Services, Inc., en banc.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
In a letter to FTC Chair Lina Khan, President Joe Biden expressed concern regarding the increase in the prices of gas and oil to consumers and asked the FTC to investigate.
Fenwick & West LLP
Subscription services face increased scrutiny from regulators, lawmakers and the plaintiffs' bar. As we highlighted in a recent client alert, the FTC warned companies against using "dark patterns"...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
The New York Attorney General recently issued a Consumer Alert, warning consumers about deceptive negative option programs and urging them to file complaints if they fall victim to such programs.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Pfizer markets and distributes Robitussin cough syrup, which comes in both a regular strength and a "Maximum Strength" version.
In recent years, we have seen large corporates actively managing their portfolio of business lines, with a growing number of firms of all sizes participating in carve-outs.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Continuing our series on the FTC's Notice of Penalty Offenses Concerning Endorsements, this post considers the issues of falsely attributed, mischaracterized, and fabricated endorsements...
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
Last week. FTC Commissioner Christine Wilson delivered a speech with a title that made clear she intended to speak her mind: The Neo-Brandeisian Revolution: Unforced Errors and the Dimunition of the FTC.
Cozen O'Connor
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.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Since 2019, a staggering number of "flavor" lawsuits have been filed, with dozens of putative class actions filed in a single month and more than 100 in 2021 alone.
Perkins Coie LLP
On October 4, 2021, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law an amendment to California's existing automatic renewal law, which is already one of the nation's strictest laws...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
California Governor Newsom announced the appointment of Clothilde "Cloey" Hewlett as the next Commissioner of the Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI).
Alston & Bird
On September 30, 2021, the Senate confirmed Rohit Chopra to serve as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
Hudson Cook
On September 1, 2021, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, through the Massachusetts attorney general, entered into a settlement agreement and related Assurance of Discontinuance with a sales finance company.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Pepperidge Farm sells a type of crackers called "Golden Butter" crackers. What does that "golden butter" phrase on the packaging communicate to consumers?
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
King's Hawaiian Bakery West makes a brand of rolls called, "King's Hawaiian Original Hawaiian Sweet Rolls."
Perez Morris
COVID-19 and pandemic restrictions changed how our society purchases and transports consumer goods. Before the pandemic, shopping online was steadily growing. The pandemic restrictions caused individuals...
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
The FTC has issued a new Enforcement Policy Statement Regarding Negative Option Marketing (Policy Statement)
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
The recently signed California Senate Bill 343 prohibits use of the "chasing arrows" recyclable symbol, or any other symbol or statement indicating that a product or packaging is recyclable...
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