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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
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
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
California Supreme Court Finds Two Payday Lenders Not Immune From State Lending Laws
According to the Court, four of the five factors weighed against a finding of immunity based on the evidence.
United States
13 Jan 2017
Southern District Of New York Relies On Spokeo To Dismiss TILA Credit Card Suit
On December 16, U.S. District Judge Paul A. Engelmayer dismissed a putative class action suit alleging that Nordstrom department store's credit card account disclosures violated...
United States
5 Jan 2017
D.C. Circuit Rules CFPB "For Cause" Removal Of The Director Unconstitutional, But Declines To Shut It Down
Until October 10, none of the constitutional or scope of enforcement authority challenges to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's power had been successful.
United States
19 Oct 2016
Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Case That Will Affect New York And Other State Laws Concerning Credit Card Surcharges
SCOTUS agreed to hear the appeal of a case challenging the constitutionality of a state law prohibiting merchants from assessing surcharges against customers who make purchases using a credit card.
United States
17 Oct 2016
Federal Judge Rejects Challenge To CFPB Director's Recess Appointment
On July 13, a federal judge tossed out a challenge to the recess appointment of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray.
United States
25 Jul 2016
CFPB Attempts To Sound Death Knell For Consumer Class Action Waivers Used By Financial Institutions
On May 5, 2016, the CFPB announced proposed rules that would further restrict the ability of financial institutions to enter into mandatory arbitration clauses with consumers, including an outright ban on provisions...
United States
12 May 2016
In New Plot Twist, Appellate Court Allows FanDuel And DraftKings To Operate In New York; A.G. Seeks Restitution Of All Funds Obtained From Consumers
The battle between New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and daily fantasy sports companies, FanDuel and DraftKings, continues. On January 11, the First Department of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court allowed the sites to operate while FanDuel and DraftKings appeal a lower court's order to shut them down
United States
21 Jan 2016
FTC And Florida Seek Redress Against Credit Card Payment Processor For Role In Telemarketing Debt Relief Scam
In late December, the Federal Trade Commission and Florida Attorney General filed an amended complaint in an action pending in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida that charged nine defendants...
United States
20 Jan 2016
Will Daily Fantasy Sports Survive In 2016?
Despite objections by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, daily fantasy sports (sometimes referred to as "DFS") fans in New York were able to play using the sites FanDuel and DraftKings over the holidays.
United States
18 Jan 2016
Protecting The Attorney-Client Privilege: Companies Sue CFPB For Not Allowing Them To Attend Their Former Counsel's Investigatory Testimony
In July 2015, several companies that were the targets of non-public Consumer Financial Protection Bureau investigations sued the Bureau after it refused to allow their current counsel to attend the Bureau's investigative testimony of one of the companies' former attorneys.
United States
5 Nov 2015
Do Statutes Of Limitation Apply To The CFPB After All?
The CFPB alleges that between 2009 and 2013, Hanna filed about 350,000 debt collection lawsuits in Georgia that violated the FDCPA and CFPA.
United States
27 Jul 2015
Judge Denies Law Firm's Motion To Dismiss Debt Collection Lawsuit Filed By CFPB
On July 14, 2015, a federal judge in Atlanta denied a law firm's Motion to Dismiss a claim against it filed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") for violations of the ("FDCPA")...
United States
20 Jul 2015
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