Tag Archives: Enforcement

CFPB found unconstitutionally structured and incapable of pursuing enforcement action in New York [link to opinion]

U.S. District Court in New York finds that the CFPB lacks authority to bring enforcement action because its composition violates the Constitution’s separation of powers,” and dismisses CFPB’s claims. https://www.citizen.org/sites/default/files/consumer-financial-protection-bureau-et-al-v-rd-legal-funding-llc.pdfThis is an action by Plaintiffs Consumer FinancialProtection Bureau (the “CFPB”) and … Continue reading

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Out of the DOJ Ashes Rises the FTC Phoenix: How to Enhance Antitrust Enforcement by Eliminating an Antitrust Enforcement Agency

Darren Bush, Houston Law has a controversial idea, Out of the DOJ Ashes Rises the FTC Phoenix: How to Enhance Antitrust Enforcement by Eliminating an Antitrust Enforcement Agency. ABSTRACT: Congress passed the Federal Trade Commission Act in 1914, displeased with… … Continue reading

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A 96-Year Old Brooklyn Judge Blasts Supreme Court Ruling on Law Enforcement Protections

A 96-year old judge from Brooklyn is pushing back against the Supreme Court, claiming a pair of recent rulings protecting law enforcement from lawsuits had gone too far. In a Monday decision, Judge Jack B. Weinstein claimed the expanded police … Continue reading

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OCR Announces Intention to Move Forward With Development of Methodology to Distribute Enforcement Funds to Victims of HIPAA Violations

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) updated its agenda, outlining proposed and final rules as well as pre-rule document releases for 2018. A notable, and highly anticipated, advance notice of proposed rulemaking included on the agenda indicates OCR will seek … Continue reading

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Appeals Court Curbs FTC’s Enforcement of Security Standards–LabMD v. FTC

This is an FTC enforcement action against LabMD. A LabMD billing manager installed a peer-to-peer file-sharing application called LimeWire and designated the “my documents” folder on her computer for sharing. This folder contained a 1,718 page file with names, dates … Continue reading

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