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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
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
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
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
CFPB Introduces New Protections For Borrowers
On August 4, 2016, the CFPB issued its final mortgage servicing rule pursuant to Regulation X of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) and Regulation Z of the Truth in Lending Act (TILA).
United States
31 Aug 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
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
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
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
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
Tennessee AG Settles Investigation Of Credit Card Payment Processor
On November 11, Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III and the Tennessee Division of Consumer Affairs announced that it had settled allegations against credit card payment processor Elavon...
United States
18 Nov 2015
FTC Sending Nearly $4 Million To Consumers Extorted In Credit Card Debt Collection Scam
As we discussed last year, the Federal Trade Commission announced in May 2014 that it settled charges against Asset Capital and Management Group...
United States
4 Jul 2015
CFPB Report: 26 Million Americans Are "Credit Invisible"
According to a study released by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on May 5, 26 million Americans have no credit rating at all, making them "credit invisible."
United States
12 May 2015
CFPB May Sue PayPal Over its Payment Services
On April 9, PayPal Holdings Inc. ("PayPal") issued a regulatory filing indicating that it may soon face a lawsuit from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
United States
22 Apr 2015
CFPB Meeting On Consumer Reporting Scheduled For April 22, 2015
On April 6, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced its next Community Bank Advisory Council meeting.
United States
17 Apr 2015
CFPB Announces Public Inquiry To Review Card Act
On March 17, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced it is seeking public comment on how the credit card market is functioning and the impact of credit card protections...
United States
9 Apr 2015
Eleventh Circuit Upholds Summary Judgment In Favor Of Credit-Card Account Servicer In FSCA Action
In Stalley, the defendant-servicer placed several telephone calls to a home phone number in Florida regarding a consumer's credit card accounts.
United States
31 Mar 2015
CFPB Proposes Rule To Temporarily Suspend Credit Card Agreement Submissions
On February 19, the CFPB proposed a rule that would suspend the requirement that creditors submit agreements for open-end consumer credit plans to the Bureau.
United States
4 Mar 2015
Retailers Lodge Constitutional Challenge To Florida Credit Card Law
On February 11, a group of Florida retainers filed an appeal before the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals that, in part, challenges Florida’s law prohibiting merchants from charging "swipe fees" on credit card sales.
United States
24 Feb 2015
CFPB Agrees To Consent Order With Texas Company That Issued Sham Credit Cards
The CFPB asked a federal district court to enter a consent order that would permanently ban a Texas company from offering any credit products or services...
United States
18 Feb 2015
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