On May 1, the FTC and the CFPB announced a roundtable to “examine the flow of consumer data throughout the debt collection process” and discuss (i) the amount of documentation and other information currently available to...more
The CFPB and FTC have announced that they will co-host a roundtable on June 6, 2013 in Washington, D.C. to examine the flow of consumer data throughout the debt collection process. Titled “Life of a Debt: Data Integrity in...more
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s second annual report to Congress on enforcement of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) confirms that debt collection will continue to be a major CFPB focus in 2013....more
Originally Published in ABA's Business Law Today - March 2013.
Prior to the enactment and implementation of Title X of the Dodd-Frank Act (Pub. L. No. 111-203, 124 Stat. 1376 (2011)), the actions of the nation's large...more
In This Issue:
- Uniform State Test Implementation Nearing
- Mortgage Servicer's Alleged Failure To Be Licensed Subjects Company to Claims under State and Federal Debt Collection Statutes
- Sixth Circuit...more
Editor’s Note -
This is a dignified law firm newsletter, not like the “Brand X” versions. You won’t find pandering, attention-grabbing stories about Justin Bieber, Kim Kardashian, Ashton Kutcher, Prince William, or...more
Consumer complaints are playing a big role in the federal government’s identification of and investigations into violations of consumer protection laws. The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) recently released its 2012 annual...more
The Federal Trade Commission has released its annual report listing the top consumer complaint categories for 2012. Identity theft once again topped the list, representing 18 percent of consumer complaints. The overall number...more
The FTC last week announced the release of the Consumer Sentinel Network Databook for January – December 2012. The “Consumer Sentinel Network” is the FTC’s platform for law enforcement collaboration on issues affecting...more
The Federal Trade Commission’s continuing focus on the debt collection and debt relief industries was clearly demonstrated by several recently announced lawsuits and settlements....more
The Federal Trade Commission has issued a report, The Structure and Practices of the Debt Buying Industry, which the FTC has described as “the first of its kind” empirical study of debt buyers. ...more
In This Issue:
Bureau Report; Operations Report; Beltway Report; Arbitration Report; Mortgage Report; Privacy Report; Preemption Report; and Plastics Report.
Excerpt from the Bureau Report:
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