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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Employers failing to strictly comply with FCRA requirements in conducting background checks continue to face expensive consequences
Troutman Sanders LLP
Generally, a successful judgment for a violation of the FDCPA allows for an award of attorney's fees for the consumer's counsel.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On November 16, the United States District Court for the Southern District of California granted final approval of a $1.2 million Fair Credit Reporting Act class action settlement against Petco Animal Supplies, Inc.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On November 15, Senators Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and John Kennedy (R-La.) announced the Small Business Credit Protection Act ...
Troutman Sanders LLP
The Eastern District of Wisconsin issued a ruling dismissing an Equal Credit Opportunity Act case that asserted a novel claim regarding discrimination by a lender in requiring that the applicant...
Mayer Brown
Yesterday, the Supreme Court announced that it would not review the Ninth Circuit's decision in Lusnak v. Bank of America, N.A., 883 F.3d 1185 (9th Cir. 2018).
Troutman Sanders LLP
In an ominous sign, Americans' total debt hit another record high, rising to $13.5 trillion in the last quarter, as student loan delinquencies jumped, according to Reuters.
Troutman Sanders LLP
As Congress' emboldened majority has sought to lessen the federal government's regulatory footprint, the states have not always been quiet, as one summertime example amply shows.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act ("WVCCPA") is a remedial statute designed to protect West Virginia consumers from improper debt collection.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The Court in Patterson v. Peterson Enterprises, Inc., No. 2:18-cv-161-RMP (E.D. Wash. Oct. 23, 2018) recently denied a motion to dismiss seeking dismissal of a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Last week, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida rejected a defendant's attempt to dismiss a proposed class action claiming Fair Debt Collection Practices Act ("FDCPA")...
Troutman Sanders LLP
Accordingly, the dismissal of the action was affirmed.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Citing Seventh Circuit precedent, the Eastern District of Wisconsin recently held the broad scope of the Fair Credit Reporting Act's permissible purpose includes use that disregards an attempted restriction request...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Cadwalader attorneys described the implications to the structured finance industry of an enforcement action brought by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau against the National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") proposed a rule requiring nationwide consumer reporting agencies ("CRAs") to provide a free electronic credit monitoring service for active duty military consumers.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Under the recent amendments to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) passed by Congress, as of September 21, 2018, consumer credit reporting agencies can no longer charge fees for consumers to place or lift credit freezes on their credit file.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
The New York City Department of Consumer Affairs sued Maddy's Home Furniture, a chain of furniture stores in New York City, alleging that the company lures consumers to its stores with advertising that uses deceptive financing offers.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
In a report to Congress, the CFPB evaluated a 2013 rule requiring remittance transfer providers to make certain disclosures to consumers regarding costs, fees and other information prior to purchase.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") stated that it expects to issue proposed rules in January 2019 aimed at (i) amending the Payday, Vehicle Title, and Certain High-Cost Installment Loans rule and (ii) delaying the rule's compliance date.
Mayer Brown
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection ("Bureau") announced its latest enforcement action earlier this week, and it demonstrated yet again that, notwithstanding Acting Director Mick Mulvaney's rhetoric...
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Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Cadwalader attorneys described the implications to the structured finance industry of an enforcement action brought by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau against the National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts.
Troutman Sanders LLP
In an ominous sign, Americans' total debt hit another record high, rising to $13.5 trillion in the last quarter, as student loan delinquencies jumped, according to Reuters.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act ("WVCCPA") is a remedial statute designed to protect West Virginia consumers from improper debt collection.
Mayer Brown
Yesterday, the Supreme Court announced that it would not review the Ninth Circuit's decision in Lusnak v. Bank of America, N.A., 883 F.3d 1185 (9th Cir. 2018).
Troutman Sanders LLP
On November 15, Senators Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and John Kennedy (R-La.) announced the Small Business Credit Protection Act ...
Troutman Sanders LLP
Generally, a successful judgment for a violation of the FDCPA allows for an award of attorney's fees for the consumer's counsel.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") proposed a rule requiring nationwide consumer reporting agencies ("CRAs") to provide a free electronic credit monitoring service for active duty military consumers.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The Eastern District of Wisconsin issued a ruling dismissing an Equal Credit Opportunity Act case that asserted a novel claim regarding discrimination by a lender in requiring that the applicant...
Troutman Sanders LLP
Last week, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida rejected a defendant's attempt to dismiss a proposed class action claiming Fair Debt Collection Practices Act ("FDCPA")...
Troutman Sanders LLP
As Congress' emboldened majority has sought to lessen the federal government's regulatory footprint, the states have not always been quiet, as one summertime example amply shows.
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