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Troutman Sanders LLP
A federal judge in Utah has ruled that a debt collector may rely on the "bona fide error" defense to defeat a claim for violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
DTSC seeks public input to evaluate whether certain product/chemical combinations will be targeted for future inclusion in the SCP Program.
BakerHostetler
The Eleventh Circuit recently upheld an arbitration agreement in a consumer class action involving checking overdraft fees. In Johnson v. KeyBank N.A., 11th Cir. No. 15-10779 (Sept. 26, 2017)...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
A Florida court recently broke with other district courts in its circuit when it concluded that a plaintiff lacks standing to sue a defendant for mere technical violation of the FACTA unless the plaintiff has been harmed
Troutman Sanders LLP
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a press release earlier today alerting the media and other interested parties that it will announce a "major coordinated consumer fraud enforcement initiative"...
Foley & Lardner
The CFPB faulted Meridian for allegedly failing to provide a RESPA disclosure explaining the affiliation with the underwriter...
Foley & Lardner
The Arbitration Rule, which was issued in July 2017 but which will not go into effect until March 2018...
Reed Smith
Roughly 227,000 consumers will receive an average of $43 each in an effort by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to send refunds to purchasers of dietary supplement products sold by Health Formulas LLC.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On September 7, the Financial Services Committee held hearings on a bill, H.R. 1849: Practice of Law Technical Clarification Act of 2017 (Trott), that seeks to amend the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On October 5, 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") released its final rule for short-term loans ("Final Rule").
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") adopted its "Payday, Vehicle Title, and Certain High-Cost Installment Loans" rule, which is intended to eliminate "Payday Debt Traps"...
Troutman Sanders LLP
Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB" or the "Bureau") issued a new rule that will have a significant impact on the payday lending market.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Ready for good news about TCPA litigation? In this edition of our Monthly TCPA Digest — providing insights on TCPA cases and regulations — we point to a glimmer of hope for businesses.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On September 20, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued proposed policy guidance that would modify a mortgage disclosure law in an effort to protect applicants' and borrowers' privacy.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On August 18, following a bench trial, the United States District Court for the District of Nevada found defendants Terrason Spinks and his company, Jet Processing, Inc.....
Troutman Sanders LLP
On September 26, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey's office filed a complaint against used car dealer JD Byrider, accusing the dealership of using predatory practices in its sale of allegedly defective vehicles.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and other business groups have filed a federal lawsuit seeking to invalidate the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Rule banning class action waivers...
Reed Smith
On Thursday October 5, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a long-awaited final rule governing certain short-term loans and longer term loans involving balloon payments...
Day Pitney LLP
In rejecting certification of two classes due to lack of predominance, the New Jersey Supreme Court held in Dugan v. TGI Fridays, Inc. that the Truth in Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Act....
Mayer Brown
On October 5th, the CFPB finalized its long-awaited payday lending rule, reportedly five years in the making.
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On October 5th, the CFPB finalized its long-awaited payday lending rule, reportedly five years in the making.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In In Re Subway Footlong Sandwich Mktg. & Sales Practices Litig., No. 16-1652 (7th Cir. Aug. 25, 2017), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit overturned a district court's approval of a class action ...
K&L Gates
Nearly two years after the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure rule went into effect (on October 3, 2015) and one year after the CFPB closed a comment period on a NPRM to adjust and clarify the rule, ...
Foley & Lardner
It's been over a year since the CFPB turned the real estate settlement services industry on its head by announcing in its first ever administrative appeal that Section 8(c) of RESPA was not...
Mayer Brown
No AfBA disclosure — no safe harbor! By Consent Order dated September 27, 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau took action against Meridian Title Corporation for violating Section 8....
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Over the past two years, class actions have been filed against nearly every major retailer challenging various sales and pricing practices.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On August 9, the Northern District of Illinois granted summary judgment to a debt collector who included 1099-C language in its collection letter.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On September 26, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey's office filed a complaint against used car dealer JD Byrider, accusing the dealership of using predatory practices in its sale of allegedly defective vehicles.
Sedgwick LLP
In all insurance matters, all persons owe a duty of good faith, to abstain from deception, to practice honesty and equity, and to preserve inviolate the integrity of insurance.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Last month, the US District Court for the Northern District of California granted in part and denied in part a motion to dismiss a putative class action brought by beer consumers.
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