The Ninth Circuit refused to allow various defendants to escape liability for a variety of alleged mortgage relief scams, affirming judgments based on violations of the FTC Act and the federal Mortgage Assistance Relief Services (MARS) Rule.
Adding prejudgment interest to a consumer’s debt from the date of charge-off—and reporting the account with that interest to multiple credit bureaus—did not violate the Rosenthal Fair Debt Collection Practice Act, a California appellate panel has ruled.
Shining the light on previously undisclosed examination practices, federal banking regulators and other entities issued an important joint statement addressing their risk-focused approach to BSA/AML examinations.
Insider offers critical insights into the consumer finance enforcement agenda. Read on for details.
Halfway through 2019, it’s time to recap the five biggest employment law stories to date based on the top trafficked links to Manatt’s Employment Law newsletter.
Interpreting California Labor Code Section 2802, an appellate panel in the state ruled that an employer was not required to reimburse its employees for the cost of slip-resistant shoes.
Exit inspections conducted as retail employees of Nike leave the store may need to be compensated, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit determined in a class action, applying the California Supreme Court’s recent decision in Troester v. Starbucks Corp.
In the latest arbitration battle involving Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) claims, a California federal court denied an employer’s motion to compel despite recent U.S. Supreme Court precedent in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis.
As the 116th Congress begins its August recess, one of the few big issues with bipartisan support—reauthorization of surface transportation programs—is making progress in the Senate.
Nectar Sleep LLC should discontinue “limited offer” advertising claims for its Nectar mattress, the National Advertising Division (NAD) recommended in a challenge brought by competitor Tuft & Needle.