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Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
Last Tuesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit revived a California man's lawsuit accusing Spokeo, Inc. of violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act ("FCRA").
Jackson Lewis P.C.
A job applicant alleging a violation of one of the procedural requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) lacked standing to sue under Article III of the United States Constitution because he failed to allege...
Troutman Sanders LLP
A federal district court in Indiana has allowed a plaintiff's claim that a debt collector improperly accessed her credit report to proceed because the debt collector did not claim the alleged debt...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On May 18, a federal judge in Missouri denied cross motions for summary judgment on the issue of whether a letter that did not inform a debtor that interest was, in fact, accruing violated the FDCPA.
Troutman Sanders LLP
A Wisconsin federal magistrate judge denied the United States Postal Services' attempt to dismiss a Fair Credit Reporting Act putative class action, holding that the plaintiff's complaint sufficiently...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On June 12, the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia reversed a Circuit Court ruling and stated that a high volume of telephone calls from a debt collector to a consumer, absent any evidence...
Duane Morris LLP
In parallel notices that will formally be published in the Federal Register on June 16, 2017, the U.S. Department of Education will make two major announcements.
Reed Smith
A class action lawsuit was recently filed against Darden Restaurants, Inc. ("Darden"), alleging that Darden violated the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act ("FACTA").
Troutman Sanders LLP
The plaintiff, Jeremy Lusk, alleges he began working for Five Guys in August 2016.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Since the Supreme Court issued its decision in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, appellate and district courts throughout the country have been grappling with the ruling's reach.
Troutman Sanders LLP
According to a new class action Complaint filed in the United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, Discover Bank ("Discover") and Kohn Law Firm S.C.
Fenwick & West LLP
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit held that the plaintiff's allegations that Experian denied him access to information to which he was entitled under the Fair Credit Reporting Act...
Fenwick & West LLP
The Fair Credit Reporting Act was enacted to "ensure fair and accurate credit reporting, promote efficiency in the banking system, and protect consumer privacy."
Troutman Sanders LLP
Sodexo, Inc. was recently named as the defendant in a putative Fair Credit Reporting Act class action based on alleged improprieties in its hiring procedures.
WilmerHale
The growing utilization of alternative data in credit decisions and scoring models continues to attract the attention of regulators.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On April 25, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau held its Spring 2017 Community Bank Advisory Council meeting in Washington.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On April 18, the United States Supreme Court heard long-awaited oral arguments in a case that addresses the fundamental issue of the definition of a "debt collector" under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The disclaimer in the letter was ineffective because it failed to convey that the debt buyer could not legally sue on the debt or report it on the plaintiff's credit, instead implying the debt buyer simply had chosen not to do so.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The Second Circuit's recent opinion in Carlin v. Davidson Fink LLP, No. 15-3105-cv (2d Cir. Mar. 29, 2017), has important ramifications for the debt collection industry.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Senate Bill No. 563 amends several provisions of the West Virginia Consumer Credit Protection Act (WVCCPA). The Bill passed the West Virginia Senate and the House of Delegates with high approval margins...
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Troutman Sanders LLP
A federal district court in Indiana has allowed a plaintiff's claim that a debt collector improperly accessed her credit report to proceed because the debt collector did not claim the alleged debt...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On May 18, a federal judge in Missouri denied cross motions for summary judgment on the issue of whether a letter that did not inform a debtor that interest was, in fact, accruing violated the FDCPA.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On March 15, the United States District Court for the Central District of California granted final approval of a Fair Credit Reporting Act class action against fast food restaurant McDonald's.
Duane Morris LLP
In parallel notices that will formally be published in the Federal Register on June 16, 2017, the U.S. Department of Education will make two major announcements.
Troutman Sanders LLP
A Wisconsin federal magistrate judge denied the United States Postal Services' attempt to dismiss a Fair Credit Reporting Act putative class action, holding that the plaintiff's complaint sufficiently...
Troutman Sanders LLP
The plaintiff, Jeremy Lusk, alleges he began working for Five Guys in August 2016.
Frost Brown Todd
The CFPB has also issued a helpful Prepaid Account Coverage Chart, consisting of a flow chart to help analyze whether the Prepaid Rules apply to a particular product.
Reed Smith
A class action lawsuit was recently filed against Darden Restaurants, Inc. ("Darden"), alleging that Darden violated the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act ("FACTA").
Troutman Sanders LLP
The United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida recently granted preliminary approval of a Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act class action against Microsoft Corporation.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Yhe plaintiffs brought a class action against the defendants for alleged violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act arising out of the defendants' attempt to collect on student loan debts...
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