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Jul 05, 2018

Vermont Tightens its Grip on Automatic Renewal Contracts

Most states have laws regulating “automatic renewal contracts” (ARC), but Vermont’s new House Bill 593 is one of the strictest. The Act, which updates Vermont’s current ARC [...]

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Jun 27, 2018

More Bad News for Proponents of the BCFP: It May be Unconstitutional

It’s been a tough year for proponents of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (BCFP, formerly CFPB). A judge in the Southern District of New York recently [...]

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Jun 26, 2018

Supreme Court Upends Sales Tax Collection

A recent Supreme Court case overturning the 1992 Quill Corp. v. North Dakota (“Quill”) decision marks the beginning of a new era for many businesses with an [...]

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Jun 19, 2018

Trump Nominee for BCFP Director Sparks Controversy

The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (BCFP, formerly CFPB) has again found itself embroiled in controversy, with President Donald Trump announcing his plan to nominate Kathy Kraninger [...]

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Jun 15, 2018

Businesses Facing Civil Penalties Under California UCL Entitled to Jury Trial

On Wednesday, a California district court found that a business has a constitutional right to a jury trial when the state seeks to impose civil penalties for [...]

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May 23, 2018

Ohio Cybersecurity Bill Gains Momentum

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has signaled his continuing support for a new Ohio law that would promote industrywide cybersecurity protections for consumers. Senate Bill (SB) 220, [...]

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May 21, 2018

New Director Confirmed to FTC Consumer Protection Unit

Andrew M. Smith was appointed Wednesday, May 16, 2018 as Director of the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Consumer Protection Unit. Smith was confirmed by a vote split [...]

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May 10, 2018

CFPB to Focus on Education, Leave Enforcement to State Attorneys General

Speaking recently before the National Association of Attorneys General, Acting Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Mick Mulvaney indicated that some big changes may be [...]

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May 07, 2018

ITT Loses Bid for Arbitration in Case with New Mexico Attorney General

In a big win for New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas, the Court of Appeals of New Mexico ruled that education services provider ITT Technical institute (ITT) [...]

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May 04, 2018

Another Attorney General Creates “State-Level CFPB”

New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal has announced that Governor Phil Murphy will nominate Paul R. Rodriguez to serve as Director of the New Jersey Division [...]

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