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Ninth Circuit Relies On Spokeo To Affirm Dismissal Of FACTA Suit
On February 21, the Ninth Circuit affirmed a district court's dismissal of an action brought under the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act ("FACTA"), finding that the plaintiff ...
United States
27 Feb 2018
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Auto Finance Company Unable To Shake TCPA Class Action
The Third Circuit recently clarified in important ways its ascertainability standard for class actions under Rule 23 in a case that arose from the efforts of an auto finance company ...
United States
23 Nov 2017
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District Court Relies On Spokeo To Dismiss FACTA Suit
On November 6, a judge in the Southern District of New York dismissed a proposed class action alleging that Wolfgang's Steakhouse impermissibly printed payment card expiration dates on customers' receipts ...
United States
15 Nov 2017
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President Trump Officially Kills Arbitration Rule
On November 1, President Donald J. Trump signed a resolution passed by Congress to nullify the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Arbitration Rule.
United States
8 Nov 2017
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Congress Kills CFPB's Arbitration Ban For Financial Services Companies, Returning Focus To State V. Federal Court Wars
On Tuesday, October 24, 2017, the Senate voted to nullify the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's ("CFPB") arbitration rule (the "Rule") in a 51-50 vote.
United States
6 Nov 2017
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Congress Kills CFPB's Arbitration Ban For Financial Services Companies, Returning Focus To State v. Federal Court Wars
On Tuesday, October 24, 2017, the Senate voted to nullify the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's ("CFPB") arbitration rule (the "Rule") in a 51-50 vote.
United States
3 Nov 2017
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U.S. Treasury Criticizes Arbitration Rule
On October 23, the U.S. Department of the Treasury released a report objecting to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's arbitration rule.
United States
1 Nov 2017
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Massachusetts AG Accuses Used Car Dealer Of Deceptive Practices
On September 26, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey's office filed a complaint against used car dealer JD Byrider, accusing the dealership of using predatory practices in its sale of allegedly defective vehicles.
United States
10 Oct 2017
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Democratic State AGs Urge Senate Leaders To Uphold CFPB's Arbitration Rule
Twenty-one Democratic state attorneys general wrote to Senate leaders Mitch McConnell and Charles Schumer to express their opposition to S.J. Res. 47, which would nullify the Arbitration Rule...
United States
4 Sep 2017
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Lawmakers In U.S. House Of Representatives Considering Bill That Would Reform Class Action Litigation Under Federal Rule Of Civil Procedure 23
On February 9, 2017, Judiciary Committee Chair Bob Goodlatte (R.-Va.), introduced H.R. 985, the Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2017 ("the Act").
United States
5 Apr 2017
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Federal Court Transfers Payment Processor's Case Seeking Collection Of $4.5M Judgment
A New York payment processor successfully defended one personal jurisdiction challenge, but lost the other in the Northern District of Texas.
United States
10 Mar 2017
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Payment Processing Marketer Seeks Sanctions Against CFPB
On January 4, a defendant in a Fair Debt Collections Practices Act case moved for sanctions against the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau...
United States
23 Jan 2017
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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
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Seventh Circuit Relies On Spokeo Reasoning To Dismiss FACTA Case For Lack Of Standing
On December 13, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals ordered the dismissal of a proposed class action alleging that a restaurant did not properly truncate credit card expiration dates on receipts...
United States
28 Dec 2016
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District Court Rules Credit Card Debt Collection Dispute Must Be Arbitrated
On December 2, Judge Valerie Caproni of the Southern District of New York ruled that a class action suit alleging violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act must be arbitrated.
United States
10 Dec 2016
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