• 11.15.18

    Manatt’s Continuing Coverage on Significant Post-ACA International Developments

    As we have previously reported, the ACA International decision from the D.C. Circuit changed the face of litigation in the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) world by striking down the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC’s) 2015 automatic telephone dialing system (ATDS) ...

  • 11.15.18

    Court Denies Class Certification Over Questions of Consent

    An Illinois federal court judge denied class certification in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) lawsuit against Citigroup after the defendant successfully argued that individual issues would predominate.

  • 11.15.18

    Canceling Insurance Policy Doesn’t Revoke Consent

    Canceling an insurance policy alone was insufficient to revoke the consent of a married couple to receive calls from their former insurance company, an Indiana federal court recently ruled.

  • 11.15.18

    New York Court Lets TCPA Claim Continue After Death

    The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) continues to haunt defendants even after the death of a named plaintiff, with a New York federal court holding that a claim under the statute survives because the TCPA is remedial in nature and not penal.

  • 11.15.18

    Uber Steers TCPA Class Action Into Arbitration

    Uber drove a Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) class action out of the courthouse, successfully convincing an Illinois federal court judge that the ride-hailing app’s terms included a “clear and conspicuous” statement that arbitration was the forum for any disputes.

  • 11.15.18

    Poor Coaching: FTC Bans Defendants From Business Coaching Services

    As part of a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), two individuals and four corporate entities are banned from selling business coaching or development services.

  • 11.15.18

    College Athletes Fumble Publicity Rights Suit

    In answering a certified question from the U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, the Indiana Supreme Court ruled that fantasy sports websites do not violate Indiana’s publicity rights law by using the names and images of college athletes without their consent.

  • 11.15.18

    California’s Net Neutrality Law Remains in Neutral

    In a move hailed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), California’s net neutrality law has been put on hold—for now.

  • 11.15.18

    Consumer Groups Call for FTC Investigation of Android Apps

    Citing a new study, a group of consumer organizations told the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in a letter that the agency should investigate the marketing of Android apps to children.

  • 11.14.18

    California Employers Face Busy 2019 With Host of New Laws

    With the dozens of new laws enacted by the California legislature and signed into law by outgoing governor Jerry Brown, employers in the Golden State will have little time to rest over the holidays as they prepare for new requirements.