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Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
New York City's new rules governing marketing practices by used car dealers went into effect late last month.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Reverse Mortgage Solutions, Inc. ("RMS"), a leading servicer of home equity conversion mortgages, commonly known as reverse mortgages, recently received a complete defense verdict...
Foley Hoag LLP
As noted in the FTC alert below from Lisa Weintraub Schifferle, an attorney with the FTC's Division of Consumer & Business Education, thanks to a new federal law ...
Mayer Brown
It has been over 35 years since I took Administrative Law in law school, but I remember well the basic legal maxim that an executive agency, independent or otherwise ...
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
The Federal Trade Commission entered into a settlement agreement this week with dozens of related entities and their individual owners in connection with a negative option marketing operation.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Most employers receive a garnishment from time to time, and some employers receive a lot of them.
BakerHostetler
Sierra Gillespie of Redondo Beach, California, sure can cast a wide net. Cookie Dough Bites, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites, Fudge Brownie Cookie Dough Bites, Santa's Village Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites ...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") issued a Request for Information ("RFI") on the agency's consumer financial education programs.
Troutman Sanders LLP
As newspaper articles, academic studies, and politicians' speeches have repeated, statistics suggest that a student loan crisis may be building.
Troutman Sanders LLP
While Washington debates various reforms to the federal government's student loan framework, and other states adopt borrowers' bills of rights to the consternation of the United States Department of Education, other proposals for dealing with the student debt crisis have cropped up in legislatures across the country.
Mayer Brown
Last Friday, a panel of the D.C. Circuit issued its decision in ACA International v. FCC (pdf). The decision, which arrived nearly 17 months after the oral argument, struck down key elements of the FCC's...
Troutman Sanders LLP
How much may a consumer reporting agency charge for a security freeze on a consumer's credit report?
Troutman Sanders LLP
Despite the current momentum of federal deregulation, state agencies are buttressing consumer protections and ensuring there is no lapse in enforcement.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Prior to 2009, Sears paid consumers $10 to download certain software that would track the user's browsing history.
Troutman Sanders LLP
As we previously reported, Mick Mulvaney, acting interim director of the CFPB, announced a change to the CFPB's governing philosophy to focus on quantitative analysis to guide the Bureau's future regulatory and enforcement actions.
Fenwick & West LLP
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit joined a growing number of circuit courts of appeal to hold that alleged procedural violations of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act...
Troutman Sanders LLP
In particular, such claims exploit the difference between the creditors' official business names and their "doing business as," or commonly-used, names and acronyms.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On January 31, a New Jersey District Court judge found that including a toll-free telephone number in an initial validation letter sent by a collection agency did not violate the FDCPA and therefore granted a...
Troutman Sanders LLP
In Culberson v. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, the Culbersons brought a class action lawsuit against Disney under the Fair Credit Reporting Act ("FCRA").
Davis & Gilbert
For all the talk about Dreamers in the national immigration debate, a recent research paper positing the positive effect of erasing the nation's $1.3 trillion student debt burden has given the term new meaning.
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Foley Hoag LLP
As noted in the FTC alert below from Lisa Weintraub Schifferle, an attorney with the FTC's Division of Consumer & Business Education, thanks to a new federal law ...
Troutman Sanders LLP
Reverse Mortgage Solutions, Inc. ("RMS"), a leading servicer of home equity conversion mortgages, commonly known as reverse mortgages, recently received a complete defense verdict...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
New York City's new rules governing marketing practices by used car dealers went into effect late last month.
Mayer Brown
It has been over 35 years since I took Administrative Law in law school, but I remember well the basic legal maxim that an executive agency, independent or otherwise ...
Troutman Sanders LLP
In recent years, many financial institutions and credit card companies have begun offering consumers free access to their credit score.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Recently, a Manhattan federal jury convicted Richard Moseley Sr., the head of an online network of payday lenders and loan servicers, on charges of wire fraud, aggravated identity theft, and violating the ...
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
Director Richard Cordray continues to keep watchers of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB" or "Bureau") guessing as to his departure from the agency.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall recently filed a complaint against Scott's Credit Repair and its owners, John C. Scott and Krystal Scott, in Montgomery, Alabama Circuit Court.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The Fair Credit Reporting Act regulates more than credit. It includes provisions that govern employers who obtain consumer reports on applicants in connection with the application process.
Mayer Brown
Last Friday, a panel of the D.C. Circuit issued its decision in ACA International v. FCC (pdf). The decision, which arrived nearly 17 months after the oral argument, struck down key elements of the FCC's...
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