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Court Grants Summary Judgment To Defendant In TCPA Case Involving Reassigned Telephone Number
A Minnesota District Court judge granted summary judgment on November 13 in favor of the defendant in Roark v. Credit One Bank, N.A., a Telephone Consumer Protection Act lawsuit...
United States
26 Nov 2018
Changes Ahead For Marijuana Banking? STATES Act Proposed In Congress
The subject of marijuana and banking has garnered more and more attention as an increasing number of States decriminalize or legalize its use, medicinally and recreationally.
United States
24 Jul 2018
Proposed Venmo Settlement Shows FTC Is Paying Attention to Peer-to-Peer Payments
Many users experienced a delay in transfer or reversal of the transaction once the final review took place
United States
7 Mar 2018
Other Shoe Has Dropped, But More To Monitor After DOJ's Reversal Of Marijuana Policy
As many expected with the change of administrations, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has reversed Obama-era Department of Justice policies respecting marijuana.
United States
9 Jan 2018
Eleventh Circuit Imposes Joint And Several Liability On Payment Processor For Fraud By Client
On November 13, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed the imposition of joint and several liability on a payment processor that had provided "substantial assistance" to another entity ...
United States
18 Dec 2017
Bad Day For Payday Lender: Jury Convicts Online Lender Of $220M
Recently, a Manhattan federal jury convicted Richard Moseley Sr., the head of an online network of payday lenders and loan servicers, on charges of wire fraud, aggravated identity theft, and violating the ...
United States
6 Dec 2017
Court Finds Terrason Spinks And Jet Processing Liable For $281M Iworks Scheme
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.....
United States
10 Oct 2017
DOJ Permits Banks To Create Real-Time Payment System
On September 21, the Department of Justice cleared the way for a group of the twenty-four largest U.S. banks to create a real-time payment system that will permit immediate transfer of funds...
United States
9 Oct 2017
Operation Choke Point Terminated
The U.S. Department of Justice announced the end of Operation Choke Point in an August 16 letter to the Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee.
United States
4 Sep 2017
CFPB Prioritizes Redlining, Loan Servicing, And Small Business Lending
In its fifth annual fair lending report, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau highlighted redlining, mortgage and student loan servicing, and small business lending as areas of focus for 2017.
United States
20 Jun 2017
State Banking Regulators File Suit Challenging OCC Fintech Charter
On April 26, a group of state bank regulators filed a lawsuit to block the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency from issuing special charters to fintech firms.
United States
12 May 2017
Chipotle Discloses Data Security Breach Related To Network Supporting Payment Processing For Restaurant
In its Form 10-Q dated April 25, 2017 for the quarterly period that ended on March 31, 2017, Chipotle Mexican Grill...
United States
11 May 2017
CFPB Files Suit Against Four Online Lenders Operated By Native American Tribe
On April 27, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed a lawsuit in an Illinois federal court against four online installment loan companies operated by a California Native American tribe.
United States
11 May 2017
Washington State Amends Money Transmitter Law to Exclude Payment Processors
On April 17, 2017, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed into law an amendment to section 19.230.020 of Washington's Uniform Money Services Act.
United States
3 May 2017
U.S. District Court Dismisses CFPB Case Against Payment Processor
On March 17, the U.S. District Court for the District of North Dakota granted Intercept Corporation ("Intercept")
United States
20 Apr 2017
CFPB Orders MasterCard And UniRush To Pay $13 Million
UniRush is the program manager for RushCard, a reloadable prepaid debit card, which many consumers use for government benefits or payroll deposits.
United States
28 Feb 2017
Democratic AGs File Motion To Intervene In CFPB "For Cause" Removal Case
On January 23, Democratic attorneys general from 16 states and the District of Columbia filed a motion to intervene in the closely watched PHH Corp. v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau case...
United States
8 Feb 2017
Republican Senators Press Vice President-Elect Pence For Removal Of CFPB Director
The letter, signed by Ben Sasse (Neb.) and Mike Lee (Utah), requested that Trump dismiss Cordray "promptly after his inauguration."
United States
17 Jan 2017
House Democrats Urge President-Elect Trump Not To Remove CFPB Director
On January 9, twenty-one Democrats from the House of Representatives sent a letter to President-elect Trump in defense of controversial Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director...
United States
17 Jan 2017
District Court Rejects TILA Suit As "Litigation Out Of Control"
On December 22, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania entered judgment in favor of the defendant in an action involving a Truth in Lending Act claim...
United States
17 Jan 2017
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