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On June 3, 2019, a New Hampshire federal judge set aside the U.S. Justice Department’s controversial 2018 opinion that the Federal Wire Act extends beyond sports wagering to include lotteries, poker and casino games. ...
The Supreme Court today, in a 7-2 decision, invalidated the Professional & Amateur Sports Protection Act (“PASPA”), paving the way for States to authorize and regulate sports betting if they wish. Only Justices Ginsburg and...

July 11, 2017

CFPB Opens the Door to Class Action Lawsuits

By Amanda Kowalski

The CFPB has issued a Final Rule regulating arbitration agreements in contracts for certain consumer financial products and services. The Final Rule applies to providers of certain consumer financial products and services in the core markets...
The Washington State Attorney General’s over two-year pursuit of the makers of the 5-Hour Energy drink ended last week with a court judgment of nearly $4.3 million for violations of the state Consumer Protection Act. ...

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