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Second Circuit Rules on False Name Exception Under FDCPA

In a split decision, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled that a creditor can be held liable for sending letters using a law firm’s letterhead when plaintiffs alleged that the substance of the...more

UK Consumer Credit becomes regulated by the FCA and existing licences cancelled

UK consumer credit regulation is being taken over by the Financial Conduct Authority, promising more burdensome regulation and obliging all existing licence holders to re-apply for authorisation...more

ROBO-LITIGATION Re: Attorney Misconduct at Foreclosure Mills

ROBO-LITIGATION Re: Attorney Misconduct at Foreclosure Mills The scale of attorney malfeasance in connection with the foreclosure crisis is enormous. Whether attorneys knowingly filed false documents or simply failed to...more

Weekly Brief: Will Congress Garnish Paychecks to Repay Student Loans? [Video]

Dec. 6 (Bloomberg Law) -- A proposal in Congress could mean big changes to the way debtors pay back student loans. Wisconsin Congressman Tom Petri wants companies to automatically deduct student loan repayments from...more

Paying for Goods On-line.

The Internet has taken its place beside the telephone and television as an important part of people’s lives. Consumers use the Internet to shop, bank and invest online. Most consumers use credit or debit cards to pay for...more

Q&A With Katten's Claudia Callaway

Law360, New York (October 25, 2010) -- Claudia Callaway is a partner in Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP's Washington, D.C., office. Callaway focuses her practice on the defense of state and federal class actions regarding...more

Jessica Pownall vs. PNC Bank

Memorandum in Opposition to Defendant, PNC Bank's Motion to Dismiss Plaintiff's First Amended Complaint

Plaintiff, Jessica Pownall, on behalf of herself and others similarly situated (“Pownall”)filed a class action against Defendant, PNC Bank, a National Association, as successor in interest to National City Bank (“PNC”), based...more

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