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Third Circuit Holds Debt-Collection Letter Offering Settlement of Time-Barred Debt May Violate the FDCPA
  • Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP
  • USA
  • February 15 2018

The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recently reversed a district court’s decision and held that a debt-collection letter that

Appeals Court Sends Message on FHSA Label Compliance
  • Harris Beach PLLC
  • USA
  • December 14 2017

A question of label compliance was at the heart of a complaint against a manufacturer. A team of Harris Beach attorneys won a unanimous decision in

Large Whistleblower Award to Non U.S. Person- Lessons for Anti-Corruption Compliance Programs
  • Pillsbury
  • USA
  • December 13 2017

On December 5, 2017 the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) awarded more than $4.1 million to a whistleblower for alerting the SEC to a

Where the Whistle Blows: Justices Express Doubt That Dodd-Frank Protection Shields Internal Whistleblowing
  • Zuckerman Spaeder LLP
  • USA
  • December 1 2017

When Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Act in 2010, it bolstered protections for whistleblowers who report certain kinds of misconduct, such as

Is an Internal Whistleblower a “Whistleblower” Entitled to Anti-Retaliation Protection Under the Dodd-Frank Act?
  • Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP
  • USA
  • November 22 2017

Who is a “whistleblower” entitled to protection under the anti-retaliation provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act (the “Act”)? In Digital Realty Trust, Inc

Broker’s Lifetime Ban Twice Called Into Question by D.C. Circuit in Saad v. SEC - Leaving the Standard for Review Uncertain
  • Bressler, Amery & Ross PC
  • USA
  • October 26 2017

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals recently remanded a case, for the second time, to the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") to consider whether

Federal Court Rules Layering Can Be Market Manipulation
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • September 10 2017

The US District Court in New York hearing the enforcement action by the Securities and Exchange Commission against Lek Securities and Samuel Lek, its

4th Cir. Holds Defendant Must Present Sufficient Evidence to ‘Determine - Not Speculate’ as to CAFA’s Requirements
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2017

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit recently held that a defendant invoking jurisdiction under the federal Class Action Fairness Act

Spokeo Redux: Ninth Circuit Holds That a Statutory Violation under FCRA May, without More, Establish a Concrete Injury for Purposes of Article III Standing
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • August 25 2017

The Ninth Circuit has opined, again, on whether a statutory violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”), 15 U.S.C. 1681, et seq.by

Court Rules That Purchaser of Defaulted Debt Is Not "Debt Collector" Under FDCPA
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • August 11 2017

In another case construing the FDCPA, but not in a bankruptcy context, the Court ruled on June 12, 2017, in Henson v. Santander Consumer USA Inc., No