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Dickinson Wright PLLC
The European Union's (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect on May 25, and so do the significant fines against businesses that are not in compliance.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
A federal district court in New York recently dismissed a complaint brought against Dr. Pepper Snapple Group Inc. alleging that Dr Pepper's "diet" label is misleading...
Foley Hoag LLP
In the course of my career, clients have often asked for a nutshell summary of the key principles guiding the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) ...
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Virtually every significant gaming operator in the United States has some form of "free to play" online casino offering. Because no purchase is necessary to play (no consideration) ...
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Virtually every significant gaming operator in the United States has some form of "free to play" online casino offering. Because no purchase is necessary to play (no consideration) ...
BakerHostetler
Rejects plaintiff claims that coffee chain inflated ounces of cold drinks
BakerHostetler
Commission will gather public comment on connected products
BakerHostetler
Self-regulatory organization moves to match earlier FTC-issued guidance
BakerHostetler
NAD alleges Evolution Nutraceuticals trumpets effect of a chemical, not the product that delivers it
BakerHostetler
Esoteric smartphone vibration claims will face new scrutiny
Proskauer Rose LLP
The Second Circuit recently affirmed the dismissal of a class action asserting state law claims that a manufacturer falsely advertised its baby formula as organic
BakerHostetler
Amid growing concerns over the improper use of user information and data breaches, and in the same week as the Senate examines the Cambridge Analytica controversy, a duo of U.S. senators...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Following its annual meeting in Helsinki, the International Council for Ad Self-Regulation ("ICAS") announced its priorities for the next two years
Pryor Cashman LLP
In a recent article for the New York Law Journal, Todd E. Soloway, Chair of Pryor Cashman's Hotel + Hospitality Group, together with partner William Charron and associate Meghan Hill...
Duane Morris LLP
What is "real" and what is "fake" in terms of online content we review? This has become a major, if not dominant, concern with respect to the reliability of what we see on the internet.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Sony has filed suit against Knee Deep Brewing Company alleging their "Breaking Bud" beer is an infringement of Sony's rights in Breaking Bad.
Reed Smith
Putative class representative Andrea Nathan renewed her efforts to hold Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. liable under California's Unfair Competition Law, False Advertising Law, Consumer Legal ...
Foley Hoag LLP
Earth Day is coming up on April 22, and you may be looking to capture some environmentally-minded consumers with nifty green-themed advertising campaigns.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Yesterday, the Federal Trade Commission released the agency's Annual Highlights 2017 report, which summarizes its consumer protection and competition work over the last year.
Dentons
On March 23, 2018, the Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data Act ("CLOUD Act")1 was quietly enacted as part of the 2,232-page omnibus budget legislation.
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Cooley LLP
With new leadership poised to take the helm at the Federal Trade Commission, now is an opportune time to review consumer protection trends and developments to watch over the coming months...
Fenwick & West LLP
The D.C. Circuit has handed down its long-anticipated ruling in ACA International v. Federal Communications Commission, and in doing so invalidated key aspects of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's 2015...
Jones Day
One PRO petitioned a federal district court, asking the court to declare that its consent decree does not require full-work licensing.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The D.C. Circuit reviewed a 2015 FCC order that interpreted the TCPA's prohibition against using automated dialing devices to make unsolicited calls to cellular telephones.
WilmerHale
On Friday, March 23, President Trump signed into law the Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data Act, which amends the Stored Communications Act, 18 U.S.C. § 2701, et seq., to require providers...
BakerHostetler
In 2015, the FTC issued an order that addressed certain aspects of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. Congress enacted the TCPA in 1991 to address perceived abuses of telephone equipment that allowed entities to autodial consumers' phones.
Jones Day
The U.S. Congress passed the CLOUD Act amending U.S. surveillance laws to facilitate law enforcement access to the contents of communications and other related data.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Electricity supplier Viridian Energy has agreed to pay $5 million to settle allegations by the Massachusetts Attorney General that the company deceptively marketed its electricity service.
Carlton Fields
This decision comes on the heels of another proposed class action that Starbucks defeated in January
Jones Day
In a much-anticipated decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has set aside the FCC's 2015 Declaratory Ruling, which broadly interpreted the TCPA's restrictions...
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