• 06.21.18

    NARB Wrinkles Its Nose at Deodorant Claims

    The National Advertising Review Board wrinkled its nose at claims made by Schmidt’s Deodorant Co. that its products absorb or help absorb moisture or wetness and provide protection against wetness, and recommended they be discontinued.

  • 06.21.18

    Time to Renew Compliance With California Auto Renewal Law

    Companies that offer subscription-based plans should mark their calendars for July 1, when changes to California’s Automatic Renewal Law take effect.

  • 06.21.18

    FTC Gives Tips for Online Giving Portals

    What do online charitable giving portals need to know to avoid violating advertising law principles?

  • 06.21.18

    NAD Touts Shortened Timeline for Cases

    Celebrating her first anniversary as director of the National Advertising Division, Laura Brett highlighted the reduced timeline for cases the self-regulatory body has under consideration.

  • 06.21.18

    NY Federal Judge: CFPB Structure Unconstitutional

    Dismissing the CFPB from a suit it joined with the New York attorney general, a federal judge sitting in New York has ruled that the structure of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (formerly known as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB) is unconstitutional, requiring ...

  • 06.20.18

    Podcast: Exploring Growth and Innovation in Music and Data

    In the latest edition of the Manatt Digital Podcast, we explore the worlds of music and data.

  • 06.20.18

    Supremes: No More Class Action Stacking

    A putative class action plaintiff may not launch a new class action lawsuit after an earlier court denies class certification if the applicable statute of limitations has run, says the U.S. Supreme Court, in a unanimous ruling in China Agritech v. Resh.

  • 06.20.18

    Bill Spurs Buzz on Banking Services to Marijuana Businesses

    Federal efforts to reduce the restrictions placed on cannabis businesses that operate legally under state law are picking up, with new legislation proposed and indications from the administration that it will let states take the lead with regard to enforcement.

  • 06.20.18

    CFPB News: Mulvaney Replacement, BCFP Signage and Other Musings

    As the President nominates the virtually unknown Kathy Kraninger as Director, the Acting Director gets a reprieve while taking a wrecking ball to the status quo at the agency formerly known as the CFPB.

  • 06.20.18

    Payday Lender Wins Over South Dakota Banking Regulator

    A payday lender in South Dakota scored a victory in its lawsuit against the state’s banking regulator when a federal court judge agreed that the South Dakota Division of Banking exceeded its authority by revoking the plaintiff’s operating licenses.