• 04.13.17

    $3M Penalty for Credit Reporting Agency in CFPB Action

    A major credit bureau and its subsidiaries will pay a civil penalty of $3 million, revise how it represents how the credit scores it markets to consumers are used, and put in place changes in its compliance management system in a settlement with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or ...

  • 04.13.17

    Federal Lawmakers Consider Drop in De Novo Applications

    What are the reasons behind the decline in new bank and credit union charter applications?

  • 04.12.17

    April 2017

    While a series of high-level meetings and public statements helped to reduce bilateral tensions last month, confused signals on the Administration’s intentions with respect to NAFTA renegotiations and on the balance of power between President Trump’s protectionist and more pragmatic ...

  • 04.11.17

    Manatt on Health Reform: Weekly Highlights, April 11, 2017

    HHS's position on cost-sharing reduction payments remains unclear as insurers seek certainty before Marketplace rate filing deadlines; states continue to finalize Medicaid budgets and seek waiver flexibility; and North Carolina Republicans introduce Medicaid expansion legislation.

  • 04.06.17

    Upromise's Broken Promise to FTC Costs $500,000

    For going back on its promise to abide by the terms of a Federal Trade Commission order, Upromise will pay a $500,000 civil penalty to the agency.

  • 04.04.17

    Manatt on Health Reform: Weekly Highlights, April 4, 2017

    Consumers could use Marketplace subsidies to purchase off-Marketplace plans under proposed Senate bill; Oklahoma and Massachusetts will pursue Medicaid and Marketplace waivers; and a Medicaid expansion bill fails in Kansas following the Governor's veto.

  • 04.03.17

    SPECIAL ALERT: D.C. Circuit Invalidates FCC's Solicited Fax Rule

    In a significant victory for TCPA junk fax defendants, a split panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit invalidated the Federal Communication Commission's Solicited Fax Rule.

  • 03.31.17

    Retailers Prevail Over Pharmacy Customers in California Tax Suit

    Retailers have won a victory in the realm of California taxation in McClain v. Sav-on Drugs (March 13, 2017) __ Cal.App.5th __ (Nos. B265011 & B265029).

  • 03.31.17

    Continuing Violation Doctrine Keeps Title VII Suit Alive

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit allowed a professor to move forward with her Title VII hostile work environment claims under the continuing violations doctrine, reversing summary judgment in favor of the educational institution where she worked.

  • 03.30.17

    Ad Groups Push for FCC Privacy Rule Reversal

    The drama surrounding the Federal Communications Commission's privacy rules continues.