Consumer rights

Why an Oklahoma family business is fighting the Consumer Product Safety Commission

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has set its sights on a small Oklahoma company. Despite Leachco Inc.’s excellent safety record, the CPSC says its baby pillow is a safety hazard. But the bureau’s narrative is aggressive, and its actions violate the Constitution’s separation of powers at every step. In 1988, Jamie and Clyde Leach […]

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Cyber ​​minister needed as attacks surge, security expert says

New Zealand needs a dedicated cybersecurity minister, says industry expert, on back of healthcare provider hack. A cyberattack siphoned data and patient information from the Pinnacle Health Network on September 28 and uploaded it to the dark web. Attacks are on the rise around the world, said CyberCX Executive Director of Security Testing and Assurance […]

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Experts task insurers and brokers with adopting technology in business processes

Experts have called on insurance companies as well as brokers to adopt information technology (IT) in their business processes to have a huge impact on the economy. Experts, who spoke at the 60th Anniversary Grand Ball and Honor Night of the Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers (NCRIB) in Ikeja, Lagos on Wednesday, noted that […]

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AwanBiru Technology Berhad 2022 Annual Results: Exceeds Expectations

AwanBiru Technology Berhad (KLSE:AWANTEC) 2022 Annual Results Main financial results Revenue: RM90.3 million (down 14% from FY2021). Net Profit: RM4.42 million (compared to a loss of RM6.35 million in FY2021). Profit margin: 4.9% (up from FY2021 net loss). The shift to profitability was driven by lower expenses. EPS: RM0.006 (compared to a loss of RM0.009 […]

Consumer finance

Court ruling on payday loans could impact mortgage markets

Signage at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Headquarters in Washington, DC andrew kelly | Reuters A court last week threw out a regulation drafted by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for payday lenders, saying the agency’s funding was unconstitutional and therefore lacked the ability to curb the industry. The United States Court of Appeals […]

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Monthly TCPA Digest — October 2022 – Dodd-Frank, Consumer Protection Act

To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. We are pleased to present our latest Monthly TCPA Summary, providing information and news related to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). In this issue’s regulatory update, we discuss a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking from the […]

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This Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Simple Tips Keep Small Businesses Safe Online

Some of the guide’s key tips include: Multi-factor authentication (MFA) One of the easiest and most effective ways to protect against unauthorized access, MFA is a security measure that requires two or more proofs of identity. For example, in addition to providing a password, a user must also use an authenticator app and/or fingerprint. MFA […]

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China Life Insurance Company Limited Change of Head of Finance

BEIJING, October 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Board of Directors (the “Plank“) of China Life Insurance Company Limited (the “Company” Where “Life in China“) (NYSE: LFC; SSE: 601628; HKSE: 2628) today announced that due to the adjustment of working arrangements, Ms. Huang Xiumei has submitted her resignation to the Board of Directors as Chief finances […]

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Payday loans have skyrocketed as the cost of living crisis rages – and they’re better disguised than ever

Although it may seem the the popularity of payday loans is on the decline, in fact they are still in high demand – just cleverly disguised. Short term, high interest loans have instead taken their place, with more and more people turning to such programs to pay their bills as the cost of living continues […]

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Dental Services Market Revenue, Major Players, Consumption Trends, Analysis and Forecast to 2027 – IndustryARC

Market Research Reports, Business Advisory Services and Analytics Steady economic development and accelerating urbanization across the world is expected to drive the dental services market HYDERABAD, TELANGANA, INDIA, Oct. 26, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — The dental services market size is expected to reach $570 billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 6.2% during the period […]

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Delayed 36 hours, flyers prepare for legal action

Some passengers who flew Lufthansa from Frankfurt to Bangalore on October 18 are bracing for legal action as they arrived 36 hours late and after a long ordeal. German airline Lufthansa flight LH 754 was diverted to Istanbul, Turkey, due to a medical emergency shortly after takeoff. About four hours later, the passengers were disembarked […]

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Opening of a new cybersecurity center to protect public service IT systems

A new security center which will protect the Northern Ireland civil service from cyber attacks has officially opened in Belfast (Peter Byrne/PA) (PA Media) A new center that will protect the Northern Ireland civil service from cyber attacks has officially opened. The Belfast facility is operated by BT after the company won a £6.3million Stormont […]

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Hartford got a $6.1 million judgment in a hepatitis case

A federal district court in Virginia awarded a unit of Hartford Financial Services Inc. a $6.1 million judgment in damages, prejudgment interest, and attorneys’ fees and costs in connection with frozen strawberries that led to a hepatitis epidemic in 2016. The frozen strawberries, which were used in smoothies served at Atlanta’s Tropical Smoothie Cafe franchises, […]

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Pennsylvania Deer-Car Collision Claims Highest in Nation: Analysis

PENNSYLVANIA – Fall doesn’t just bring beautifully changing scenery to Pennsylvania’s highways and roads, it also brings out the deer. And the mix of cars and deer on the road can not only be costly, but also deadly. From mid-October to mid-December, the mating season pushes thousands of deer to new territories and often onto […]

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Formula 1 and Walt Disney extend ESPN deal until 2025

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct 22 (Reuters) – Liberty Media-owned Formula One and The Walt Disney Company announced on Saturday an extension of their broadcast partnership, keeping the sport on ESPN networks in the United States until 2025 . The new three-year deal includes extended direct-to-consumer rights, with details yet to be announced, and more races than […]

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Introducing National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: FBI Ransomware Briefing

October 24, 2022 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. About this event October is designated as National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. This aims to raise awareness of the importance of cybersecurity in ensuring that every American has the resources they need to stay safer online, while increasing the nation’s resilience to cyber threats. In recognition of Cybersecurity […]

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ICICI Prudential shares: Buy ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company, target price Rs 535: Kotak Securities

Kotak Securities Limited has a buy call with a target price of Rs 535. The current market price of . is Rs 512.5. ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company Ltd., incorporated in 2000, is a large capitalization company (having a market capitalization of Rs 73872.29 Crore) operating in the financial services sector. The main products/revenue segments […]

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Virginia Beach poker room closes again

A Virginia Beach poker room has temporarily closed – again. The Beach Poker Room, which previously closed in July, just celebrated its reopening in September. “Due to many unfortunate circumstances…Beach Poker Room is temporarily (sic) closed,” the company said on its Facebook page this month. “We are all very grateful for the support you have […]

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Personal loans near me | Loans for bad credit

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Medical debt crushes hard-working American families | Opinion

By Donna Christensen We are in the midst of a national crisis affecting the lives of over 100 million Americans, including people right here in my home state of Colorado. This crisis is worsening racial disparities in health and wealth. This prevents some Americans from saving for retirement and others from investing in their children’s […]

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Cisco and the University of Canberra will jointly tackle the cybersecurity skills shortage

Global networking giant Cisco has partnered with the University of Canberra to address the cybersecurity skills shortage, with a focus on defense and critical infrastructure. A Cisco statement said the partnership would expand the National Industry Innovation Network, which focuses on how digital technologies can help meet Australia’s economic and social challenges. “Cybersecurity is a […]

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Losses from hurricanes could dampen ILS market: Fitch

As investors in insurance-related stocks take stock of the damage wrought in Florida by Category 4 Hurricane Ian, mounting losses could lead them to look elsewhere for yield, according to a report released Tuesday by Fitch Ratings. Inc. Such an outflow of capital would put additional pressure on an already tightening supply, according to Fitch. […]

Consumer finance

Payday loans are debt traps for millions of Australians: Report

These “predatory” loans were taken out by around 1.77 million Australian households and generated around $550 million in net profits for the lenders. Payday Loans (also called Small Amount Credit Agreements or SACCs) are high cost quick loans of up to $2,000 for a period of 16 days to one year. The report revealed that […]

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Inmar Intelligence highlights the national need for

WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina, Oct. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Inmar Intelligence, a data and technology company, today announced that it will host its fifth consumer drug take-back event in the part of the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day which aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible way to […]

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Prosecution of dishonest traders required

Commerce Secretary Tapan Kanti Ghosh on Sunday called for criminal prosecution of dishonest traders. “Criminal cases are not filed as they require the approval of the Chief Executive [of Directorate of National Consumers’ Right Protection]. I believe that criminal charges should be filed for major crimes,” the secretary said during the public hearing organized by […]

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Cybersecurity spending expected to hit $188 billion: Gartner

Spending on information security and risk management is expected to grow 11.3% to more than $188.3 billion in 2023, according to a Gartner report. Cybersecurity spending in 2022 is expected to increase by 14.3% to $169.156 billion. This indicates that cybersecurity spending growth next year will be slightly lower than 2022. Cybersecurity verticals Spending on […]

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Life insurance take-up increases due to economic uncertainty

Amid the challenges and slow recovery of the economy, individuals and households are turning to life insurance for protection of future income and dependents. Some consumers say they decided to purchase insurance for long-term savings and capital accumulation, which could be used for future purposes, child education protection and maintenance in the event of the […]

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Central Bank of Ireland launches review of its 2012 Consumer Protection Code | Hogan Lovells

On October 3, 2022, the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) announced that it was carrying out a thorough review of the Consumer Protection Code 2012 (Code) and published a discussion paper calling for comments and views consumers and stakeholders on the main topics of discussion. before reviewing and publishing proposed revisions to the Code. What […]

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Why does Martin Lewis have a CBE?

MARTIN LEWIS is an English financial journalist who founded MoneySavingExpert.com. But why did the journalist and financial expert receive a CBE? 1 Martin Lewis has featured as a ‘money saving expert’ on several programs including Good Morning Britain1 credit Why does Martin Lewis have a CBE? On October 10, 2022, Martin tweeted that he had […]

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Liquid Intelligent Technologies tackles cybersecurity attacks and urges stakeholders to remain vigilant

The Chronicle Trade correspondent AS the world marks Cybersecurity Awareness Month in October, tech giant Liquid Intelligent Technologies has called on local businesses to put cybersecurity at the heart of their business operations amid rising cyberattacks in Zimbabwe and in the world. Speaking at the launch of its latest cybersecurity solution, DDoS Secure, in Harare […]

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Acova Insurance Agency Inc. offers a variety of small business insurance in Southgate and Taylor, Michigan

Acova Insurance Agency Inc offers a dynamic range of commercial insurance coverage options. This press release was originally issued by Release Wire Lincoln Park, Mich. — (Release Wire) – 10/11/2022 – Acova Insurance Agency Inc. is a Michigan-based insurance agency. Through this, people can invest in business, car, tenant and home insurance in Wyandotte and […]

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MM View: As Liz Truss goes bankrupt, can financial services also seize the moment?

Michael Klimes – Artwork by Dan Murrell Something big happened just before this number Money Marketing went to press, as new Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng presented a “mini-budget” that turned out to be huge. With this act, he demonstrated a classic British tradition: understatement. In a single speech, Kwarteng introduced the biggest tax cut in decades, […]

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Why should Martin Lewis return his OBE?

Good Morning Britain star Martin Lewis has stunned his Twitter followers after revealing he was forced to surrender his OBE after ‘withdrawing it’. The financial journalist and TV personality has become a regular on-screen face, delivering his top money-saving tips on the show. Martin, who is also The founder of MoneySavingExpert.comwas awarded the Officer of […]

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GTA Online Players Furious That Crews Are Being ‘Stolen’ After Rockstar Security Breach

Ryan Lemay ❘ Posted: 2022-10-10T20:37:14 ❘ Updated: 2022-10-10T20:37:34 GTA Online players stand behind the banned user. Rockstar Games has had its hand full of security issues, and an online GTA breach only adds to the concerns. On September 18, a Massive GTA 6 leak included over 90 videos revealing the game’s location and gameplay features. […]

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IQUW Taps Carpenter’s Fisher as President; Consilium grabs 6 for Ed Broking’s financial lines; Aon Commercial Risk Solutions promotes 2 in the EMEA region

This edition of International People Moves details appointments at Consilium, IQUW and Aon Commercial Risk Solutions in the EMEA region. A summary of these new hires and promotions follows here. IQUW taps former Carpenter Exec Fisher as chairman P&C and Specialty re/insurer IQUW announced the appointment of an industry director Kevin Fisher as president. Kevin […]

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Odd Burger Corporation (CVE:ODD) Insiders Recoup Some Losses But Stay Within C$30,000 of Matching Initial Investment

Some of the losses incurred by insiders who purchased C$600,000 of Odd Burger Corporation (CVE:ODD) shares over the past year have recovered after the stock rose 12% over the past week. The purchase, however, proved to be a costly gamble, with losses currently totaling CA$30,000. Although we would never suggest that investors base their decisions […]

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Network Security Firewall Market Expected to Grow USD 3.04 Billion Between 2021 and 2026, Growing Cloud Adoption and BYOD Implementation to Drive Market Growth

NEW YORK, October 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The global network security firewall market the size should increase by $3.04 billion from 2021 to 2026, to a CAGR of 12.05%. Rising cloud adoption and BYOD implementation, need for network security and privacy, and advent of next-generation network security technologies are some of the major factors propelling […]

Business insurance

Cerity partners with Thimble to offer a full suite of insurance products and solutions for small business owners

AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cerity®a digital provider of workers’ compensation insurance policies, has partnered with Thimble® to provide small business owners with a full range of easy-to-access insurance solutions to protect their employees and businesses. Cerity is part of Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: EIG). Navigating business insurance needs can be complicated and frustrating for a small business, […]

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Disconnection from public service: PUC approves new customer protection | New

The Oregon Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has approved rule revisions intended to strengthen protections for low-income energy customers at risk of being disconnected from service due to nonpayment. The rules are specific to Oregon investor-owned energy utilities, including Portland General Electric, PacifiCorp, Idaho Power, NW Natural, Cascade Natural and Avista. The PUC has approved the […]

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Warning to motorists in the United Arab Emirates regarding vehicle mileage fraud

Motorists are warned against rogue traders who falsify vehicle mileage to drive up selling prices. A car service center in the United Arab Emirates has shown how easy it can be to recall an odometer, prompting experts to sound the alarm to potential customers looking for a bargain. A popular video on social media from […]

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The victims of these online scammers lacked a key security feature. Don’t make the same mistake

Image: Getty/LaylaBird There has been a sharp increase in business email compromise (BEC) attacks and most victims work in organizations that were not using multi-factor authentication (MFA) to secure their accounts. BEC attacks are one of the most lucrative forms of cybercrime: according to the FBI, total combined losses exceed $43 billion, with attacks reported […]

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Arthur J. Gallagher sets his sights on M&T Insurance Agency

Re/insurance brokerage Arthur J. Gallagher has announced plans to acquire M&T Insurance Agency, a Buffalo, New York-based provider of risk management and employee benefits consulting services. The company said in a statement that it had signed a definitive agreement to acquire the indirect subsidiary of M&T Bank Corporation. As part of the transaction, Gallagher will […]

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First Commonwealth Financial Co. (NYSE:FCF) Brief Interest Update

First Commonwealth Financial Co. (NYSE:FCF – Get Rating) was the target of a significant increase in short interest in September. As of September 15, there was short interest totaling 2,780,000 shares, an increase of 21.4% from the total of 2,290,000 shares as of August 31. Based on an average daily trading volume of 418,800 shares, […]

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EU wants to blame companies for harmful AI

The new bill, called the AI ​​Liability Directive, will add teeth to EU AI law, which is expected to become EU law around the same time. The AI ​​law would require additional checks for “high-risk” uses of AI that have the most potential to harm people, including policing, recruitment or healthcare systems. The new Liability […]