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Court Grants Final Approval Of $1.2M FCRA Class Action Settlement Against Petco
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.
United States
29 Nov 2018
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Eighth Circuit Holds That Plaintiff Who Consented To Alleged FCRA Violation Lacks Standing
a recent Eighth Circuit case, the appellate court vacated the district court's orders, holding that the plaintiff lacked Article III standing to bring her Fair Credit Reporting Act claims in federal court.
United States
14 Nov 2018
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District Judge Invalidates FACTA Settlement Based On Spokeo
The deal ran into trouble soon thereafter, as the parties had difficulty finding and locating individual class members.
United States
21 Feb 2018
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Annual Report: 2017 Consumer Financial Services Year In Review And A Look Ahead
2017 was a transformative year for the consumer financial services world. As we navigate an unprecedented volume of industry regulation and forthcoming changes from the Trump Administration...
United States
11 Jan 2018
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GAO Sounds Death Knell For The CFPB's Key Statement Of Its "Disparate Impact" Theories In Indirect Auto Finance
On Tuesday, December 5, 2017, the Government Accountability Office ("GAO") levelled a heavy blow on a major regulatory initiative of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") ...
United States
11 Dec 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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CFPB Seeks Commentary On Proposed Changes To Prepaid Rule
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has issued a formal request for public commentary on proposed changes to the Prepaid Rule, which was issued in October 2016. According to the Bureau...
United States
22 Aug 2017
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CFPB Encourages Retail Credit Card Companies To Consider More Transparent Promotions
The CFPB sent letters to the top retail credit card companies at the beginning of June, encouraging the companies to use more transparent promotions, citing a major retailer's decision to end...
United States
27 Jun 2017
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Spokeo Strikes Again: Fourth Circuit Reverses And Dismisses $12 Million FCRA Class Action On Spokeo Grounds
In one of the most significant post-Spokeo decisions to date, the Fourth Circuit unanimously reversed and dismissed a nearly $12 million Fair Credit Reporting Act ("FCRA") class action judgment...
United States
19 May 2017
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CFPB Publishes Guide To Prepaid Card Rule, Delays Rule's Effective Date
At the end of January, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau published its Prepaid Rule – Small Entity Compliance Guide.
United States
24 Apr 2017
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CFPB Releases Monthly Report Highlighting Credit Card Complaints
On March 28, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released its monthly complaint snapshot, with a specific focus on credit cards.
United States
10 Apr 2017
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2016 Consumer Financial Services Year In Review And A Look Ahead
This year is sure to be a transformative one for the consumer financial services world.
United States
13 Feb 2017
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Fourth Circuit Rejects FDCPA Liability For Filing Proofs Of Claim On Time-Barred Debt
On August 25, 2016, the Fourth Circuit held in In re Eric Dubois, Case No. 15-1945, that filing a proof of claim based on a time-bared debt in a Chapter 13 bankruptcy does not violate the FDCPA...
United States
5 Sep 2016
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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
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CFPB Alerts Colleges To Surprise Fees In Campus Credit Card Contracts
On December 16, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau sent warning letters to 17 colleges directing them to improve disclosure of school-sponsored credit card agreements...
United States
4 Jan 2016
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FTC Settles Charges Involving Credit Card Laundering Scheme Participants
On December 22, the Federal Trade Commission announced a settlement of a pending lawsuit brought under the Telemarketing Sales Rule against participants in an alleged credit card...
United States
4 Jan 2016
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OCC Releases Updated Booklet On Credit Card Lending
The Comptroller's Handbook is intended as a summary restatement of existing laws, regulations, and policies.
United States
10 Dec 2015
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CFPB Releases Data On Credit Card Complaints
Overall, the CFPB saw a 9 percent reduction in complaint volume between August and September 2015.
United States
25 Nov 2015
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CFPB Refuses To Use Florida Payday Lending Rules As Federal Model
Previously, Florida regulators had contacted Cordray via numerous letters requesting the CFPB's consideration of their state law as a federal regulatory option.
United States
29 Sep 2015
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