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Consumer Cannot Challenge Credit Card Agreement Under Consumer Legal Remedies Act

Question: May a consumer challenge a credit card agreement as "unconscionable" under the Consumer Legal Remedies Act? Answer: No, according to the Fourth District court of appeal in Ball v. FleetBoston Financial Corporation (G038894), decided June 5, 2008. There, a … Continue reading

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Under DBA, Petitions for Review With Circuit Court Should Be Filed Where District Director is Located

The Ninth Circuit previously issued dictum in Pearce v. Dir., Off. of Workers’ Compen. Programs stating that a petition for review of a compensation order arising under the Defense Base Act (DBA) should be filed in the circuit where the Administrative … Continue reading

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Penalties Increase for Employers Under the LHWCA

As of January 23, 2019, three monetary penalties for employers under the LHWCA have increased in accordance with the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015. Failure to Report Termination of Payments The penalty amount for failing … Continue reading

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What Are the Rules for Debt Collectors Under the FDCPA?

In this article we explain rules that debt collectors are required to follow under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. We’ll answer the following questions: Read more detail on Recent Family Law posts –

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D.C. Circuit Vacates SEC Sanctions, Says Negligent Omissions Are Not ‘Willful’ Under Advisers Act

On April 30, the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit vacated a Securities and Exchange Commission order imposing sanctions. The court held that an investment advisory firm and its owners did not violate Section 207 of the … Continue reading

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