By Stephanie Sheridan and Meegan BrooksFebruary 8, 2018, 12:17 PM EST
Law360 (February 8, 2018, 12:17 PM EST) -- Dozens of lawsuits have been filed in the last several years attacking retailers’ subscription or automatic renewal programs for failing to comply with state and federal disclosure, consent and acknowledgment requirements. Recently, there have been several notable developments — including changes to the strictest auto-renewal law in the country, and million-dollar settlements in both private and government actions.
California Adds New Restrictions to Its Already-Stringent Law
Although almost half of the states in the country have laws restricting automatic renewal programs, California’s Automatic Renewal Law (ARL)...