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Supreme Court Sides With Merchants In First Amendment Challenge To New York Law Prohibiting Credit Card Surcharges
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday unanimously held that a New York statute prohibiting merchants from imposing a surcharge on credit card purchases regulates merchants' speech.
United States
13 Apr 2017
CFPB Structure Ruled Unconstitutional And Enforcement Reach Under RESPA Curtailed
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Oct. 11, 2016, held unconstitutional the current structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau...
United States
19 Oct 2016
FTC Clarifies Credit Reporting Compliance Requirements
In a statement issued on Monday, May 9, 2016, Jessica Rich, Director of the Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Consumer Protection, warned the industry that debt collection agencies that fail to live up to their obligations under the FCRA "can expect to hear from the FTC."
United States
18 May 2016
CFPB Report Addresses Need For A Compliance Management System
The CFPB's Supervisory Report Provides Important Insight into the CFPB's Supervision and Enforcement Priorities and Desired Business Practices
United States
2 Jul 2015
New York City Prohibits Discrimination Based On Credit History
The Stop Credit Discrimination in Employment Act prohibits employers from requesting or using an individual's consumer credit history in making employment decisions.
United States
28 May 2015
SCOTUS Ruling Makes It Easier For Borrowers To Rescind Home Loan Under Truth In Lending Act
The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled that borrowers may reserve and effect their right to rescission by simply notifying creditors of their intent to rescind a loan within three years after receiving it.
United States
15 Jan 2015
ABA Takes Restrictive Approach To Use Of Law Firm Letterhead In Debt Collection
The ABA has concluded that a prosecutor who allows a debt collection company to use the prosecutor's letterhead to demand payment from borrowers violates Model Rules 8.4(c) and 5.5(a).
United States
28 Nov 2014
Recent Illinois Foreclosure Decisions Favor Lenders
Since 2008, lenders in Illinois have faced heightened scrutiny and a sharp rise in lender liability claims.
United States
2 May 2014
Changes To Gift Card Laws May Impact Hotel Gift Card Programs Alert - November 4, 2009
As hotels seek to expand their customer bases during these difficult economic times, one potential source of income and customers has been the rather prolific growth in gift card sales.
United States
10 Nov 2009
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