Vt. Joins Push To Strengthen Consumer Protections

Law360, New York (June 4, 2012, 8:42 PM EDT) -- Vermont Attorney General William H. Sorrell on Friday heralded a series of recent legislative enactments that align the state with a national push to provide consumers with enhanced protections from deceptive marketing, security breaches, faulty products and other harmful business practices.

The state legislature has passed a number of measures in recent months aimed at regulating practices such as unlicensed lenders, cause-related marketing, lead in food, deceptive discount membership programs, security breaches, unfair structured settlements and antitrust collusion.

The new measures — which are or will...
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