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CFPB and FCC Bring “Cramming” Actions Against Sprint and Verizon: Actions Represent First CFPB Settlements To Address Unauthorized Charges on Telephone Bills and First Concurrent Enforcement Proceedings by the CFPB and FCC
Darrell S. Cafasso,H. Rodgin Cohen,Mitchell S. Eitel,Robert J. Giuffra,Sharon L. Nelles, May 28, 2015
On May 12, 2015, the CFPB and the FCC (together, the “Agencies”) concurrently announced that Verizon Wireless (“Verizon”) and Sprint Corporation (“Sprint” and, together with Verizon, the “Companies”) have agreed to pay a combined $158 million to...
SEC Issues Guidance on Approach to Forum Selection in Contested Actions
Nicolas Bourtin,David H. Braff,Justin J. DeCamp,Robert J. Giuffra,Sharon L. Nelles, May 27, 2015
The SEC’s Division of Enforcement has issued guidelines explaining the factors it will consider in determining whether to bring enforcement actions as administrative or judicial proceedings. The SEC recently has been criticized for its increased use of administrative proceedings to resolve...