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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
In This Issue:
- Recent Cases
..Dodd-Frank Prohibition on Arbitration
..Statutory Damages Under TILA
..Constitutional Challenge to...more
On November 13, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that where a creditor hires a third party to send collection letters but does not rely on the third party for any other bona fide efforts to collect the...more
On July 22, the FTC announced that it obtained a partial settlement of claims it filed last year against a Native American Tribe-affiliated payday lending operation that allegedly charged undisclosed and inflated fees, and...more
Collection documentation and medical debts proved to be the focus of much of yesterday’s Senate Banking Committee hearing on the debt industry. The witnesses were Corey Stone, CFPB Assistant Director, Office of Deposits,...more
The CFPB has issued its semiannual regulatory agenda which identifies seven regulatory matters that the CFPB “reasonably anticipates” having under consideration during the period from October 1, 2012 to October 1, 2013....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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