Oversight Committee Questions FTC Data Case

The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Thursday jumped in the middle of the Federal Trade Commission’s ongoing data security trial against medical testing facility LabMD, holding a three-hour hearing that questioned whether the agency’s case is appropriate or fair.

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  • GM, Ford Sued Over Music Royalties

    By Andrew Ramonas

    A music industry group on Friday sued Ford Motor Co., General Motors Co. and two electronics companies, demanding that the businesses pay artists and record labels royalties allegedly owed under U.S. copyright law.

  • Legal Services Corp. Celebrates 40th Anniversary

    By Zoe Tillman

    The Legal Services Corp., the single largest funder of civil legal services in the country, celebrated its 40th anniversary on Friday.

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  • Oversight Committee Questions FTC Data Case

    By Jenna Greene

    The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Thursday jumped in the middle of the Federal Trade Commission’s ongoing data security trial against medical testing facility LabMD, holding a three-hour hearing that questioned whether the agency’s case is appropriate or fair.

  • Feds Sue Law Firms in Foreclosure Relief Scams

    By Jenna Greene

    Federal and state consumer protection watchdogs on Wednesday took aim at lawyers, filing more than three dozen suits targeting law firms and other entities for running illegal foreclosure relief scams.

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  • Round Two for Health Reform

    By Marcia Coyle

    In trying to divine what the U.S. Supreme Court might do when asked to step into Round Two of the Affordable Care Act battle, it's only safe to say — as one academic put it — "All bets are off."

  • Public Granted Access to Misrepresentation Evidence in Bankruptcy Case

    By Amaris Elliott-Engel

    A trial held to estimate the liability of a company undergoing an asbestos-related bankruptcy should not have been closed to the public and press, a federal district court judge, sitting on appeal, has ruled.

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