• 04.19.18

    FTC Details Top Consumer Complaints of 2017

    The Federal Trade Commission’s annual Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book revealed the top consumer complaints for 2017, with debt collection maintaining its title as the most-complained-about topic.

  • 04.19.18

    Court Refuses to Hit the Brakes

    The New York attorney general’s false advertising suit challenging Time Warner Cable’s (TWC) speed claims is not preempted by Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulations, a New York federal judge has ruled.

  • 04.12.18

    Timber! Court Tosses False Ad Suit Challenging Lumber Sizing

    An Illinois federal court chopped down the plaintiff's putative class action over the size of The Home Depot's lumber, granting the defendant's motion to dismiss.

  • 04.12.18

    Blizzard Causes Storm of Lawsuits

    In a battle over the term "Blizzard," Dairy Queen and W.B. Mason have filed competing lawsuits seeking control of the mark.

  • 04.12.18

    D.C. Circuit TCPA Decision Webinar

    On March 16, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit released its hotly anticipated decision in ACA Int’l v. FCC.

  • 04.11.18

    States Choosing Divergent Paths for Individual Market Coverage

    With Congress failing to reach agreement on a stabilization package for the individual market and repeal of the individual mandate set to take effect for 2019, states are considering different strategies, some that will stabilize their Affordable Care Act (ACA) compliant markets and others that ...

  • 04.11.18

    As Mulvaney Demands CFPB Changes, Who’s Next to Lead?

    With CFPB Acting Director Mick Mulvaney asking Congress to reduce the power of the very Bureau he presently leads, the question becomes this: Who will take the permanent reins at the CFPB, and when will that change occur?

  • 04.11.18

    Military Lending Act: May Covered Borrowers Still Purchase GAP Insurance?

    Lenders that make loans to service members should pay careful attention to the latest developments in this area.

  • 04.11.18

    The CFPB’s Many RFIs: A Recap and Timeline

    As part of Acting Director Mick Mulvaney’s efforts to overhaul the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau), it has released a series of requests for information (RFIs) over the past two months.

  • 04.11.18

    Cryptocurrency Pays the Price for Alleged Harm With Ad Ban

    Already the target of state and federal regulators, cryptocurrency is now being phased out of online advertising and social media.