Compliance Now

Bringing clarity and insight to the consumer protection regulations impacting your business

Dec 06, 2018

Kraninger Confirmed as New Director of the BCFP

The Senate confirmed Kathy Kraninger (50-49) today as the new director of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (BCFP). Kraninger, who has worked as associate director for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) since March 2017, will serve a five-year term. Kraninger will succeed acting BCFP director Mick Mulvaney. President Trump appointed Mulvaney to [...]

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Medical Marijuana Law & Policy

Legal trends and analysis of the medical marijuana industry

Dec 06, 2018

Ohio Launches Medical Marijuana Patient and Caregiver Registry

Ohio has taken a major step toward full implementation of the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program by officially opening enrollment for qualifying individuals to register as patients or caregivers. On December 3, 2018, Ohio launched the medical marijuana registry for use by participating physicians.  Physicians with state approval to recommend medical marijuana first enter patient [...]

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TCPA Monitor

Comprehensive news and analysis of TCPA regulation and related matters

Nov 26, 2018

FCC Chairman Pushing for Reassigned Numbers Database

In the most recent action in an aggressive campaign to more effectively regulate unwanted calls and text messages, FCC Chairman Pai is calling upon his fellow commissioners to approve a proposal creating a single, comprehensive database of reassigned U.S. phone numbers.  The database would allow callers to mitigate TCPA risks by verifying that numbers in [...]

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Dealership Advisor

Legal news and trends affecting the auto dealership industry

Dec 10, 2018

SCRA Compliance Continues to Take the Spotlight

The Department of Justice (“DOJ”) has brought the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (“SCRA”) back into the spotlight with a recent settlement agreement entered into with Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union. The settlement, requiring the credit union to pay $65,000 to seven harmed service members whose vehicles were unlawfully repossessed, comes on the coattails of the [...]

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M&S Newsline

News and events featuring Mac Murray and Shuster attorneys

Dec 10, 2018

M&S Attorneys Mac Murray and Skilliter Named to 2019 Ohio Super Lawyers List

We are proud to share that M&S Partner Helen Mac Murray has been selected to the 2019 Ohio Super Lawyers® list. This exclusive peer review recognizes no more than 5% of attorneys across the state and marks Helen’s 8th time achieving this recognition. Joining Helen is Senior Attorney Pat Skilliter, who was named for first time [...]

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