A major national bank won a motion to dismiss in a multidistrict litigation challenging its overdraft fee practices, sending the individual plaintiffs’ disputes to arbitration pursuant to customer account or deposit agreements.
California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed legislation that prohibits “no rehire” clauses in settlement agreements effective January 1, 2020.
In the latest General Data Protection Regulation GDPR news the European Union EU Court of Justice ruled that companies cannot use prechecked boxes to obtain consumer consent to be tracked with cookies and must instead obtain consent by a consumer’s active behavior
A California appellate panel affirmed the decertification of a class of consumers in a Song Beverly Credit Card Act lawsuit challenging Williams Sonomas collection of zip codes and email addresses during credit card sales
Claims made in online and print advertising for a real estate and tax lien certificate investing program should be modified or discontinued the Electronic Retailing Self Regulation Program ERSP recently recommended
In a closely watched case that many hoped would bring some clarity—and sanity—to the subject of website accessibility under the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Supreme Court has instead chosen to punt.
On October 10 2019 Gov Gavin Newsom signed into law Assembly Bill 51 While styled as a bill pertaining to enforcement of employment discrimination under the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) the bill sweeps far more broadly
Animal welfare claims on packaging for Hatfield pork products should be discontinued, the National Advertising Division (NAD) recommended to Hatfield Quality Meats in a recent decision.
A California judge allowed a false advertising class action against Nestlé to move forward, denying the defendant’s motion to dismiss.