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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
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
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
CFPB To Publish Public List Of Companies Offering Free Credit Scores
The CFPB has announced plans to produce a list of companies offering existing customers free access to their credit score.
United States
11 Nov 2016
Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council Announces New Protections For Payment Devices
The PCI announced updates to its payment device standard, which will enable stronger protections for cardholder data, including data cardholders' PINs and cardholder data stored on the magnetic stripe of cards or on mobile devices.
United States
25 Oct 2016
Payment Processor Group Files Amicus Brief In CFPB v. Intercept Case
On August 15, the TPPPA filed a brief, amicus curiae, in support of the defendants' motion to dismiss in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's lawsuit against Intercept.
United States
1 Sep 2016
Marketplace Lender Challenges Scope Of CFPA And What Constitutes UDAAP
In 2015, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed a lawsuit against CashCall, Inc., a marketplace lender, alleging that it violated the Consumer Financial Protection Act's ("CFPA") prohibition...
United States
8 Aug 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
Don't Call Me (Maybe): FTC Telemarketing Sales Rule Amendments Limiting Payment Methods Available To Telemarketers Go Into Effect
On June 27, the Federal Trade Commission issued an alert regarding new amendments to the Telemarketing Sales Rule ("TSR") that are now in effect.
United States
18 Jul 2016
Settlement Between North Carolina And Payday Lender Serves As Reminder To Payment Processors
On June 6, the Attorney General for the State of North Carolina executed a settlement agreement with a payday lender, Future Income Payments, LLC, arising out of the payday lender's alleged violation of that state's usury laws.
United States
12 Jul 2016
Arkansas Attorney General Announces Settlement With Online Payday Lender
On June 24, 2016, Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced a settlement agreement with payday lender, Western Sky Financial LLC, and loan servicer, CashCall Inc.
United States
8 Jul 2016
Final Days Of Payday? CFPB Proposes Update To Payday Lending Rule
On June 2, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released a newly proposed rule that, if enacted, will place new burdens on lenders who offer consumers payday loans...
United States
29 Jun 2016
FTC Hosts FinTech Forum On Marketplace Lending
On June 10, Troutman Sanders attended the Federal Trade Commission's FinTech Forum on marketplace lending.
United States
21 Jun 2016
FTC Joins CFPB In Expanding Oversight Of "Deceptive" Practices
On May 4, the Federal Trade Commission announced that it had reached a settlement with Very Incognito Technologies, Inc., d/b/a Vipvape, a hand-held vaporizer manufacturer.
United States
12 May 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
Massachusetts Debt Collection Firm Is Latest Focus Of CFPB Enforcement Authority
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is not showing any signs of slowing down its recent string of enforcement actions.
United States
21 Dec 2015
The CFPB Issues Warning And Guidance On Obtaining Consumer Authorization For Preauthorized Electronic Funds Transfers That Confirms A Recording Of A Consumer's Oral Authorization Can Satisfy Regulation E's Requirements
On November 24, 2015, the CFPB issued a Compliance Bulletin (2015-06), warning companies that they must ensure that consumer authorization is obtained before automatically debiting a consumer's account.
United States
3 Dec 2015
CFPB Takes Action Against Online Lender For Deceiving Borrowers
On November 18, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed an administrative action against online lender Integrity Advance, LLC, and its CEO, James R. Carnes, for deceiving consumers about the cost of short-term loans.
United States
30 Nov 2015
No More Daily Fantasy Sports In New York? Not So Fast!
Schneiderman distinguished daily fantasy sports from traditional fantasy sports, which is legal in New York.
United States
24 Nov 2015
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