• 08.31.17

    Ninth Circuit Finds Standing in Spokeo on Remand

    On remand from the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that Thomas Robins’ allegations were sufficient to establish standing in his Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) suit against Spokeo Inc.

  • 08.31.17

    Passwords Remain Important for Data Security, FTC Reminds Businesses

    For the most recent installment in the Federal Trade Commission’s “Stick with Security” series, the agency’s blog post focused on passwords.

  • 08.31.17

    Domain Name Can Be Trademarked, Federal Court Holds

    A new trademark decision that protects a mark that many in the industry thought was a generic term has made the headlines.

  • 08.31.17

    Overdraft Report, Disclosure Prototypes From CFPB

    Focusing on overdrafts, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released a new report as well as prototypes of “Know Before You Owe” disclosures for banks and credit unions offering overdraft protection.

  • 08.31.17

    Research Finds Fintech Enhances Financial Inclusion at Lower Cost

    In a new research paper, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia concluded that fintech lending has enhanced financial inclusion, often at lower cost to consumers. 

  • 08.31.17

    Another Court Finds the CFPB Constitutional

    Ruling that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is constitutional and has the authority to act against companies without first adopting specific rules defining whether any specific practice is unfair, deceptive or abusive, a Pennsylvania federal court judge denied a student loan ...

  • 08.31.17

    California Considers State-Run Bank for Marijuana Businesses

    Is California starting a government-run bank for marijuana businesses?

  • 08.29.17

    The Internet of Things (IoT)

    The Internet of Things is a critical topic of discussion and one of the areas that we expect will significantly contribute to the overall pace of innovation and change within the digital ecosystem in the years ahead.

  • 08.29.17

    Data Breach Lawsuits Continue to Fill the Courts

    Data breach litigation continues to fill the courts in all stages, with a new class action filed against Tempur Sealy International and the dismissal of a suit against Barnes & Noble.

  • 08.24.17

    Lacking List of Recipients, Sixth Circuit Denies Class Certification

    Finding that the question of consent in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) class action requires an individualized inquiry and without a list of recipients the class cannot be ascertained, the U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit declined to certify a class of tens of thousands of ...