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The recent ruling confirming the FTC’s authority to sue companies for cybersecurity failures: why this matters to the financial services industry

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 16 2014

For more than a decade, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") has investigated companies for maintaining what the FTC believes are unreasonable data

Minnesota Appeals Court upholds state regulation of online payday lender

  • BuckleySandler LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 5 2014

On March 31, the Minnesota Court of Appeals held that the Minnesota state legislature may regulate the activities of online payday lenders that

Tribal immunity protects online payday lenders from California prosecution

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 14 2014

In a defeat for authorities seeking to crack down on Internet payday lenders, a California appellate court affirmed dismissal of a complaint filed by

Coinye is dead. You win, Kanye

  • Pitmans LLP
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  • European Union, USA
  • -
  • January 22 2014

Only weeks into the new year and we have already seen some topical IP disputes hit the headlines. Rapper Kanye West has brought about a swift end to

Meme money: new currency wears sunglasses

  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 16 2014

Since our article last month on JP Morgan’s patent application for a digital currency, the explosion of interest in Bitcoin and other

Ninth Circuit invalidates online marketing company consumer contract, arbitration agreement

  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 21 2013

On December 16, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that an online marketing company cannot compel arbitration in a suit brought by

Federal Court in Georgia finds no coverage for unauthorized electronic withdrawal of funds

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 10 2013

In Metro Brokers, Inc. v. Transportation Insurance Company, No. 1:12-CV-3010-ODE (N.D. Ga. Nov. 21, 2013), The United States District Court for the

TCPA action against Sallie Mae dismissed due to binding arbitration agreement

  • Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 7 2013

TCPA action that was filed in Massachusetts federal court against Sallie Mae, Inc. was recently dismissed because of the arbitration clause

Financial services report, fall 2013

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 16 2013

On July 31, 2013, the U.S. District Court For the District of Columbia issued a Sharply worded opinion holding the Federal

Federal district court grants FTC request, halts online payday operation

  • BuckleySandler LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 6 2013

On August 29, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois ordered an online payday loan operation to cease business activities and