Tag Archives: Consumer

Whistleblower Suit Filed by Former Supervisor in Adam Putnam’s Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

A former supervisor in Adam Putnam’s Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services sued the agency in 2013, claiming “gross misconduct” in the handling of gun permit applications. The woman also claims that quotas for approving concealed weapon permits “guaranteed … Continue reading

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California Strikes Again – The Consumer Privacy Act of 2018

By: Brent E. Johnson and Tracy Gray Those of us who practice in California have become immune to the State’s dominance of U.S. consumer protection law.  When other states dip their toes into the regulation of interstate commerce, they are often either … Continue reading

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New York State finalizes regulation requiring registration of consumer credit reporting agencies

On June 25, 2018, New York State announced adoption of final Department of Financial Services (DFS) regulations that require consumer credit reporting agencies to register with the DFS. Our blog post on the regulations as proposed last fall can be found … Continue reading

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National Credit Adjusters, LLC (NCA) & Hochstein Guilty of Consumer Fraud

National Credit Adjusters, LLC and Bradley Hochstein admit to illegal consumer debt collection practices. Company and Its Former CEO Engaged In Illegal Debt Collection Practices (Reprint from CFPB announcement 7/13/18) The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) announced a settlement … Continue reading

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Understanding Calif.’s Game-Changing Data Protection Law: The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018

Orrick partners Emily Tabatabai, Tony Kim and Jennifer Martin authored this article for Corporate Counsel on the sweeping implications for businesses of California’s newly-enacted privacy law. Members of our global Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Innovation Practice, Emily, Tony and Jennifer outline the reasons the new law will have “a … Continue reading

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