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Carlton Fields
Underwriters that rely on popular credit-scoring models like FICO and VantageScore to assess risk may have noticed that some consumer credit scores jumped recently.
Davis & Gilbert
The massive data breach at Equifax has quickly spurred a number of lawsuits on behalf of consumers. That was to be expected.
Troutman Sanders LLP
In response, Area Wide brought a motion to strike the class allegations prior to any discovery, which the Court rejected.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced updated legislation that will remove fees for security freezes and consumer credit reports.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On March 13, 2017, Carlos Guarisma filed a class action complaint against Hyatt Equities, alleging violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On September 20, a United States District judge for the Northern District of California granted defendant United Recovery System's motion for attorneys' fees and costs arising from its successful defense...
Reed Smith
The New Jersey Appellate Division recently ordered New Jersey to refund more than $1 million to Bed Bath & Beyond for over-reporting store credits redeemable for merchandise to the state's UPA.
Troutman Sanders LLP
This past May, Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-Ga.) introduced H.R. 2359, the FCRA Liability Harmonization Act, which would cap class action damages in Fair Credit Reporting Act claims at $500,000 or one percent of...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The CFPB recently announced the issuance of its first no-action letter ("NAL") to Upstart Network, Inc., an online lending platform that uses alternative data to model consumer credit decisioning and pricing.
Troutman Sanders LLP
A California district court approved a settlement between Prime Marketing Holdings LLC and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, whereby Prime Marketing agreed to pay $150,000 and...
Troutman Sanders LLP
The Ninth Circuit upheld a $430,000 jury verdict on a Fair Credit Reporting Act claim related to an auto finance company's alleged failure to investigate an identity theft claim.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On August 24, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a putative class action against TransUnion on the basis that it failed to allege a plausible claim...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On August 25, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia struck four counts of a complaint filed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau because it failed to abide by the Court's discovery order.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Two recent decisions from the Southern District of New York and the District of New Jersey have expressly disagreed about a credit repair company's dispute of a debt on behalf of a consumer in two Fair Debt Collection Practices Act cases.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
In its first ever no-action letter, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") granted relief to an online lending platform from certain supervisory and enforcement actions with respect to...
Davis & Gilbert
$3.7 billion has been advanced to homeowners under residential Property Assessed Clean Energy (R-PACE).
Mayer Brown
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") has issued its first No-Action Letter ("No-Action Letter" or "Letter") in response to a request from Upstart Network, Inc. ("Upstart").
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, ...
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
Director Richard Cordray continues to keep watchers of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB" or "Bureau") guessing as to his departure from the agency.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On August 23, 2017, the CFPB announced the resolution of an administrative action under the Equal Credit Opportunity Act and its implementing regulation...
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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, ...
Troutman Sanders LLP
Two recent decisions from the Southern District of New York and the District of New Jersey have expressly disagreed about a credit repair company's dispute of a debt on behalf of a consumer in two Fair Debt Collection Practices Act cases.
Troutman Sanders LLP
A California district court approved a settlement between Prime Marketing Holdings LLC and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, whereby Prime Marketing agreed to pay $150,000 and...
Troutman Sanders LLP
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced updated legislation that will remove fees for security freezes and consumer credit reports.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On September 20, a United States District judge for the Northern District of California granted defendant United Recovery System's motion for attorneys' fees and costs arising from its successful defense...
Mayer Brown
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") has issued its first No-Action Letter ("No-Action Letter" or "Letter") in response to a request from Upstart Network, Inc. ("Upstart").
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The CFPB recently announced the issuance of its first no-action letter ("NAL") to Upstart Network, Inc., an online lending platform that uses alternative data to model consumer credit decisioning and pricing.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
In its first ever no-action letter, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") granted relief to an online lending platform from certain supervisory and enforcement actions with respect to...
Reed Smith
The New Jersey Appellate Division recently ordered New Jersey to refund more than $1 million to Bed Bath & Beyond for over-reporting store credits redeemable for merchandise to the state's UPA.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On August 25, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia struck four counts of a complaint filed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau because it failed to abide by the Court's discovery order.
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