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Congressional hearing regarding proposed financial regulation scheduled for September 7

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

Congress is back in session and this Thursday, September 7, the House Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit will hold a one-panel hearing entitled “Legislative Proposals for a More Efficient Federal...more

FTC continues vigorous use of enforcement authority

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

As observers ponder the CFPB’s future in a Trump Administration, the Federal Trade Commission’s continuing role as an enforcer of federal consumer financial protection laws should not be overlooked. Over the approximately...more

Fourth Circuit Applies “Limited Review” Of Class Arbitration Award And Finds No Manifest Disregard Of The Law

by Carlton Fields on

The Fourth Circuit considered whether an arbitrator manifestly disregarded the law by failing to find actual damages and failing to award sufficient attorney’s fees against certain non-profit credit repair companies, despite...more

FTC Settles Claims Against Credit Repair Company

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

The Federal Trade Commission recently announced that it has entered into a settlement with one of the nation’s largest credit repair companies and its owners for alleged violations of the Credit Repair Organizations Act...more

Statements Rendered Credit Report Reseller a Credit Repair Organization

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

Sounding a cautionary note to the hypercompetitive credit report resale and monitoring industry, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently held that a reseller’s statements on its website and in television...more

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