California is poised to enact broad new legislation creating an entirely revamped financial protection regimen, including a powerful new Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI).
On November 3, 2020, Californians will vote on Proposition 24, a ballot measure that would create the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA).
On August 20, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) entered a consent order with a national bank over the sales and marketing practices for its optional overdraft service called Debit Card Advance (DCA).
On August 31, 2020, the California Legislature passed Assembly Bill 979, which requires all publicly held domestic or foreign corporations whose principal executive offices are located in California to increase the diversity of their board members by ensuring their boards include female directors ...
On the last day of the two-year legislative session, Monday, August 31, 2020, the California legislature passed several sweeping pieces of legislation, which Governor Newsom is expected to sign within the next month.
“Fraudsters often seek to use national crises and periods of uncertainty to lure investors into scams. They may play off investors’ hopes and fears, as well as their charity and kindness, and may try to exploit confusion or rumors in the marketplace.”
On August 8, 2020, President Trump issued an executive order directing the Secretary of the Treasury to permit employers to defer the withholding and deposit of certain payroll tax obligations.
On September 1, 2020, the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division (the Division) announced that it is seeking public comment on whether revisions should be made to its 1995 Bank Merger Competitive Review Guidelines (the Banking Guidelines) or its competitive analysis of bank mergers more ...
In Dana-Farber Cancer Institute v. Ono Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., the Federal Circuit held that publication of a part of a complicated invention did not automatically preclude joint inventorship of that invention.
The COVID-19 pandemic is wreaking serious health and economic consequences on children and families.