Tag Archives: Consumers

California Passes Law Protecting Consumers’ Online Privacy

On June 28, 2018, California lawmakers passed Assembly Bill 375 and Gov. Jerry Brown signed it into law as the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, a privacy law that grants consumers a range of rights with respect to their … Continue reading

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Joseph Onwuteaka, attorney and debt collector for his own debt-buying company loses another appeal in an FDCPA case over his practice of suing consumers in the wrong county

Serial venue-violator Onwuteaka suffers another setback in suit in which another target of his abusive collection suits turned the tables on him. SAMARA PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT, LLC AND JOSEPH ONWUTEAKA, Appellants,v.NEDA ZARGARI, Appellee.No. 13-17-00049-CV.Court of Appeals of Texas, Thirteenth District, Corpus Christi, … Continue reading

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BEUC report on the EU-UK relationship after Brexit: Securing positive outcomes for consumers

On 9 May 2018, the European Consumer Organisation, BEUC, published a report on Brexit and securing positive outcomes for consumers. The report outlines recommendations to place consumers at the heart of the Brexit negotiations. Among other things the report argues … Continue reading

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Surveys of Consumers – Univ of Michigan

Surveys of Consumers – chief economist, Richard Curtin – Preliminary Results for April 2018 – “Consumer sentiment slipped in early April, largely reversing the gains recorded in the prior two months. The small decline was widely shared by all age … Continue reading

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Commission proposes a new deal for consumers

On 11 April 2018, the European Commission issued legislative proposals for a new deal for consumers to ensure that EU consumers fully benefit from their rights under EU law. In summary the new deal seeks to strengthen consumer rights online … Continue reading

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