The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is moving forward with new enforcement initiatives even as it concedes its structure is unconstitutional. We discuss the latest developments.
Oversight of student loan servicing remains top of mind for state regulators, with new regulations taking effect in New York, California, Colorado and Maine, and with several other states considering similar measures.
In addition to providing for the establishment of public banks, the recent California legislative session resulted in the passage of a significant bill capping interest rates on certain types of loans.
On September 26, 2019, a proposed ballot measure titled the Fairness for Injured Patients Act was filed in California.
In a major outreach campaign to social media influencers, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a basic disclosures guide, Disclosures 101 for Social Media Influencers, and released a series of short videos on YouTube to illustrate the requirements.
In its latest decisions, the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) Accountability Program (the Program) worked with websites and mobile apps devoted to retail and pharmaceutical products on issues of notice.
Here’s the latest fad in Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) lawsuits against retailers: demanding that gift cards contain braille.
New false advertising class actions filed by consumers allege that Maille mustard products are not made in France, that Old Navy touted fake sales and that St. Ives’ lotion is not “all natural” as described.
In its third annual review, the European Union gave the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield a passing grade and noted that “the U.S. continues to ensure an adequate level of protection for personal data.”
In a pair of settlements, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) reached agreements with a company that purportedly sold fake indicators of social media influence and another company that allegedly posted fake product reviews written by its employees.