A recent objection by the U.S. Department of Justice to a proposed class action settlement in Cowen v. Lenny & Larry’s Inc.[1] may be an indication that the DOJ will be scrutinizing future settlements for the benefits to the class members. The DOJ argued in its objection that the bulk of the benefit from the

The FBI has calculated that global losses due to business email compromise exceeded 12.5 billion dollars in the period October 2013 to May 2018. The question is no longer “if” your company will be a victim but “when” and in-house counsel and practitioners must be ready to detect and respond.

Troutman Sanders attorneys regularly represent

Requiring an employee or consumer to submit any dispute to binding arbitration as a condition of employment or purchase of a product or service is commonly referred to as “forced arbitration.”  Many times, the employee or consumer is required to waive their right to sue or to participate in a class action lawsuit.  Critics argue

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Join us on Wednesday, March 13th, 2:00-3:00 pm (EST), as we take a closer look at recent developments in class action litigation. Along with proposed legislative changes working their way through Congress, we’ll touch on the following topics to help you effectively manage the litigation:

  • Arbitration Agreements – Schein v. Archer

Without a doubt, data privacy took center stage in 2018. The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect in May 2018, and California quickly followed suit with its own privacy protection law, the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA). The CCPA greatly expands privacy protections for California residents by providing

We are pleased to announce that Troutman Sanders attorneys Jonathan Floyd and Ethan Ostroff will be presenting during the Receivables Management Association International 22nd Annual Conference at the Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jonathan will be on a panel speaking on, “Time- Barred Debt Collection – Compliance Strategies by Circuit,” on

We are pleased to announce that Troutman Sanders attorney Mary Zinsner will be presenting during the State Bar of Georgia’s Corporate Counsel Institute at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia. Mary will be on a panel named: “Fraud, Embezzlement and Business Email Compromise:  What Every Corporate Counsel Needs to Know,” on December 14 at

We are pleased to announce that Troutman Sanders attorney Ron Raether will be presenting during the 33rd Annual SoCal Security Symposium in Costa Mesa, California at the Hilton Orange County Hotel. Ron will present, “Cloudy with a Chance of Legal Action: Managing Cyber Risks in an Increasingly Outsourced World,” on October 25th at 8:30

On Wednesday, September 26th, from 2 – 3 pm ET, Troutman Sanders attorneys, David Anthony and Andrew Buxbaum will present a webinar discussing an in-depth examination and update on the FDCPA as well as the impact on the debt collection industry. The discussion will focus on recent case law, litigation trends and current regulatory enforcement