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Last month, Representatives Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) and Grace Meng (NY-6) introduced the Natural Cosmetics Act that would define the term “natural” as it relates to personal care products and give the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authority to enforce the new requirements. 
A recent 10-year study and report issued by Lex Machina has illuminated important federal court litigation trends in the consumer protection space.
Earlier today, House Democrats appeared before cameras on Capitol Hill to announce they had reached an agreement with the Trump Administration on the final text of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.
In this video episode of Fashion Counsel, Arent Fox Fashion & Retail Practice Leader Anthony Lupo and Arent Fox Partner Jenny Lee discuss consumer finance issues related to the fashion and retail industries.
YouTube has a new procedure in place for content with children as the target audience. Due to a recent FTC settlement, channel owners must determine if content is direct to children before publishing.
Potential products subject to the additional duties are provided in a preliminary list of 63 Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) subheadings with an estimated import trade value of approximately $2.4 billion.
US Government Plans to Evaluate Technology Services Transactions to Protect Against “Foreign Adversary” Threats and May Block or Undo Transactions
In the next month, Congress intends to present the President with legislation to combat robocalls, which will require service providers to provide a software to consumers aimed at re-establishing trust in the communications ecosystem.
Under Myanmar’s new law, any existing Cautionary Notices must be refiled as trademark applications within the first few months of 2020 or risk losing their priority.
Right to repair laws have come in and out of the public eye over the last decade. While many of the earliest laws covered only specific industries, such as the automotive and farm equipment industries, many states are looking towards legislation that specifically targets electronics.
In what is widely considered to signal intensified focus by the Federal government on Medicaid supplemental payments and related State Medicaid financing mechanisms, the CMS on November 18, 2019 proposed the Medicaid Financing and Accountability Regulation.
Headlines that matter for privacy and data security.
Bandai Namco has filed in the California District Court for a TRO (temporary restraining order) and a preliminary injunction against AtGames Holdings Ltd. to prevent the Taiwanese retro game maker from producing and selling its in-home arcade cabinet which displays the Ms. Pac-Man character.
The Federal Communications Commission requests comment on whether companies can send follow-up messages to clarify the scope of a consumer’s opt-out without violating the TCPA. 
A US-based manufacturer was recently investigated by the Federal Trade Commission after improperly labeling country-of-origin information that violated the Textile Products Identification Act and Textile Rules.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) this month issued new guidance on the use of social media influencers in marketing campaigns.
On October 22, 2019, a Dutch Court of Appeal in the Hague set aside an ICC arbitral award in the amount of USD 11.7 million against PDVSA-subsidiary Bariven on the ground that the underlying purchase contract with supplier Wells Ultimate Service was procured through corruption.
So much to say, so little time. Historically groundbreaking, a federal court in Madison, Wisconsin engaged in the most robust, methodical damages analysis under the Consumer Financial Protection Act, found in Title X of the Dodd-Frank Act, that had ever been undertaken in recent years.
The rulemaking also has the potential to address how the agency is to properly effectuate the purpose of the Dodd-Frank Act.
The court’s holding underscores the critical importance for TTAB appellants to carefully evaluate and select their preferred forum for appeal.
The following is based upon the Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee Panel meeting held on Monday, November 5 entitled ‘LIBOR Transition Update and SOFR Volatility,’ and related statements from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.