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No Old Kentucky Home For Parallel FDCA-Based Tort Claims
Our only other encounter with Kentucky FDCA-based negligence per se claims involved a misbegotten case that held such a claim wasn't preempted, but didn't address the claim's viability under state law.
United States
15 Jan 2018
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Federal Court Recognizes Cause Of Action Against University Under Title IX For "Student-On-Student" Retaliation
A female former student at Iowa State University alleges that in January 2015, she was sexually assaulted at a fraternity by a male University student. The student brought a Title IX claim against the University...
United States
15 Jan 2018
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President Trump Re-Nominates Buerkle For CPSC Chairman And Baiocco For Commissioner
President Trump wasted no time in re-nominating CPSC Acting Chairman Ann Marie Buerkle for permanent Chairman and for a second term as Commissioner of the agency.
United States
15 Jan 2018
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District Court Again Sides With President Trump In Fight Over CFPB Appointment
A U.S. District Court judge ruled against Leandra English's request for a preliminary injunction to remove Mick Mulvaney as Acting Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB").
United States
15 Jan 2018
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California Court Of Appeal Limits Duty Of Clinical Study Sponsor To Intervene In Treaters' Care Of Study Participants
Last week, we took a short Western Caribbean cruise to celebrate a jarringly-advanced birthday.
United States
12 Jan 2018
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FTC Announces First Coppa Action Involving Connected Toys
A Hong Kong-based electronic toy manufacturer and its U.S. subsidiary agreed to pay the FTC $650,000 to settle allegations that they violated the COPPA by collecting personal information from children...
United States
12 Jan 2018
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A Federal Court Gets Opportunity To Weigh In On Prop 65 With A Little Help From Some Friends
Much of the recent discussion regarding Prop 65 has been focused on the regulatory changes going into effect in August of 2018.
United States
12 Jan 2018
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Freedom To SurchargeŚNinth Circuit Rules Businesses' Can Charge Card Fees
Ninth Circuit upholds district court decision granting five businesses injunctive relief, finding that state law banning credit card surcharges is unconstitutional as applied to the five businesses.
United States
12 Jan 2018
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Annual Report: 2017 Consumer Financial Services Year In Review And A Look Ahead
2017 was a transformative year for the consumer financial services world. As we navigate an unprecedented volume of industry regulation and forthcoming changes from the Trump Administration...
United States
11 Jan 2018
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FTC Issues Guidance On Legal Multi-Level Marketing
Last week, the Federal Trade Commission (the "FTC" or "Commission") released legal multi-level marketing ("MLM") guidance for direct sellers, providing important practice insights for those that follow the space.
United States
11 Jan 2018
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Putting The "Specific" Back In Specific Jurisdiction: The Importance Of Claim-By-Claim Jurisdictional Analysis In A Post-BMS Landscape
In Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court, 137 S. Ct. 1773 (2017) ("BMS") [ed. note ľ our post here], the United States Supreme Court concluded that specific jurisdiction must be premised on a defendant's...
United States
11 Jan 2018
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Fairness When It Comes To Consumer Reviews
As you enter the new year of 2018, you probably are planning to eat at restaurants, stay in hotels, visit doctors and other professionals, and shop online and in stores.
United States
11 Jan 2018
13
Overview Of Bond Financing For Nonprofit Schools
Introduction. Nonprofit schools increasingly are taking advantage of tax-exempt bond financing to fund capital improvements and expansion.
United States
10 Jan 2018
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Truth In Tuition Lending: Understanding Compliance With TILA (NBOA's Net Assets, November 2017)
The federal Truth in Lending Act and its sci-fi-sounding Regulation Z require that borrowers of consumer credit receive written information about the terms of a loan prior to being legally bound to repay it.
United States
10 Jan 2018
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President Trump Re-Nominates Ann Marie Buerkle For Permanent CPSC Chairman And Dana Baiocco As Commissioner
With Congress back in session, on January 8th President Trump was swift to re-nominate Acting Chairman Ann Marie Buerkle to be the permanent Chairman of the CPSC ...
United States
10 Jan 2018
16
The Wall Street Journal Blog Features Comments From Scott Schneider
The WSJ post "Higher Education Bill Requires Notice on Free Speech Policies" included comments from Scott Schneider, a partner who leads the Higher Education Practice.
United States
10 Jan 2018
17
ESPN Knocks VPPA Suit Out Of The Park
The Ninth Circuit recently joined the Third Circuit in defining PII under the VPPA as "information that would readily permit an ordinary person to identify a specific individual's video-watching behavior."
United States
10 Jan 2018
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CFPB Withdraws Proposal To Conduct Debt Collection Disclosure Survey
On December 14, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau officially withdrew a proposal to conduct a web-based consumer survey on the various debt collection disclosures required by the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
United States
10 Jan 2018
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Title IX And Defamation: An Emerging Challenge Facing Higher-Education Institutions
There is currently a national focus on gender-based harassment. College campuses are no different. Even with the changes to Title IX guidance in the past months ...
United States
9 Jan 2018
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Senate Returns Buerkle And Baiocco Nominations To White House, While The Temporary 3-1 Democratic Majority On The Commission Continues
As previously reported here, Acting Chairman Ann Marie Buerkle has been awaiting U.S. Senate confirmation as permanent Chairman of the CPSC, and Jones Day litigator Dana Baiocco...
United States
9 Jan 2018
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