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Bill on Bankruptcy: Appeals Court Changes the Law on Fraud
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Unique Privacy Concerns for Mobile Apps
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Tips for Mobile App Privacy Compliance
Bill on Bankruptcy: Easterbrook Turns the Tide on Student Loans
Bill on Bankruptcy: Stockton May Win the Battle, Lose the War
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently finalized rules that modified and created specific exemptions to the CFPB’s Ability-to-Repay Rule. The rules have three main effects....more
In this presentation:
- Tax-Exemption Challenges
- Bankruptcy Counseling Challenges
- Consumer Protection Statutes
- Excerpt from Presentation:
How did we get here?
- Federal and...more
Affinity credit cards continue to be significant revenue generators for colleges and universities (and their affiliated organizations), associations and many other types of nonprofit organizations. The federal Consumer...more
In this presentation;
- How we got here…
- Credit Repair Organizations Act
- CompuCredit v. Greenwood and AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion
- Looking to the Horizon – What’s next?
-- Federal and state laws governing consumer credit counseling agencies continue to evolve and create potential pitfalls and new compliance requirements.
-- In response, the industry has responded with...more
In This Issue:
Companies Propose Self-Regulation for Food Advertising to Children; Connecticut AG Launches Groupon Investigation; Historic Change to Domain Name System Has Broad Implications for Brands; President Obama...more