It's been a busy year for the Consumer Law Round-Up. Launched by the firm’s Consumer Law Practice, the blog updates readers on key developments within consumer law and provides insights that are relevant to companies and individuals that may be affected by the ever-increasing patchwork of federal and state consumer protection statutes. In 2016, the Consumer Law Round-Up featured posts by approximately 20 different authors for a total of nearly 100 posts for the year.
Below is a list of the Top 10 most popular posts of 2016.
On Super Tuesday, the news regarding Republican Presidential Candidate Donald J. Trump was not limited to the campaign trail. On March 1, 2016, the New York Supreme Court’s Appellate Division reinstated claims in a 2013 suit filed by Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman alleging that Trump University (“TU”) “through various fraudulent practices, intentionally misled more than 5,000 students nationwide...Read more
On Monday September 12, the Ninth Circuit heard oral arguments in two consumer class action appeals – Brazil v. Dole and Briseno v. ConAgra – that could significantly impact California consumer protection law...Read more
On April 27, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016, the much-debated federal legislation that provides a civil right of action under the existing Economic Espionage Act of 1996 to prevent or redress a theft of trade secrets...Read more