We’ve previously published analyses on the California Air Resource Board’s (ARB) case settlements related to cosmetic products, but there are a whole host of other consumer products also subject to ARB enforcement. We thought it would be helpful to provide some insight into these as well.… Continue Reading
A recent look-back at California Air Resource Board (CARB) case settlements highlights that cosmetics remain a target for CARB enforcement of its General Consumer Products Regulation.… Continue Reading
Question: What’s the difference between $600,000 and $14 million in a contempt action? Answer: Presumption of consumer reliance, according to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in Federal Trade Commission v. BlueHippo Funding, LLC.
The case began in 2003, when BlueHippo first began marketing computers and electronic products to consumers regardless of their credit history. BlueHippo offered the following deal to consumers: if a consumer made 13 consecutive installment payments and signed an installment contract, BlueHippo would ship the computer and permit the consumer to finance the remaining balance. If the consumer missed a payment, the consumer would not … Continue Reading