Consumer Protection Regulation To Watch In 2014

Law360, New York (January 1, 2014, 10:08 AM EST) -- As congressional efforts to expand protections for American consumers are expected to remain mired in gridlock in 2014, all eyes will be on federal regulatory agencies and state legislatures to address pressing consumer issues ranging from food labeling and robocalls to debt collection practices and "patent trolls."

Attorneys in the consumer protection field expect to see the century-old U.S. Federal Trade Commission continue to expand its authority as the newcomer Consumer Financial Protection Bureau more aggressively flexes its own muscles to drive through reforms aimed at...
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