The Federal Trade Commission announced the opening dates of its Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century. The FTC and Georgetown University Law Center will co-sponsor two full-day sessions of hearings on September 13 and 14, 2018.
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In the wake of all the controversy about the CFPB abusing its power or not yielding enough reform comes the latest development from the judicial branch regarding the structure of the CFPB, which again raises questions about the ability of the agency to bring new claims or perhaps even enforce past consent decrees.
Continue Reading SDNY Judge Holds CFPB’s Structure Is Unconstitutional and Dismisses Agency from Lawsuit

California is the land of employment legislation, and 2018 is shaping up to be another year of change. We are less than six months into the year, and already several bills that could significantly impact California businesses—for better or for worse—are pending in the California legislature.
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On May 9, 2018, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced a new Department of Justice policy intended to ensure coordination among DOJ departments and other enforcement agencies when pursuing penalties against corporations for violations arising out of the same conduct.
Continue Reading DOJ Announces New Policy to Prevent Duplication of Corporate Penalties