3 Tips To Keep Gift Cards From Bestowing Legal Trouble

Law360, New York (September 24, 2013, 12:53 PM EDT) -- As wedding season spikes and the holiday season looms, retailers and restaurants will begin aggressively marketing gift cards. But a wide range of state and federal laws governing those cards put companies at risk of getting sued, something attorneys say could be prevented by following a few simple rules.

The number of class action lawsuits over gift card expiration dates and cash-back policies spiked following the passage of the federal Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009. That law amended the Electronic Funds Transfer...
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