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The Ninth Circuit amends TCPA opinion in Meyer v. Portfolio Recovery Associates and provides relief to debt collection industry

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 23 2013

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has amended a recent decision in which it suggested that prior express consent under the Telephone

Ninth Circuit takes narrow view of prior express consent in debt collection case

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 2 2012

In Meyer v. Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC, plaintiff Jesse Meyer (Meyer), on behalf of himself and a putative class, alleged that debt collection service Portfolio Recovery Associates (PRA) violated the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) by using an automated dialer to call debtors' cell phones without obtaining prior express consent

California establishes centralized privacy unit for enforcement and education

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 1 2012

California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris recently announced the creation of a new task force designed to enforce consumer privacy laws and to prosecute those companies - located both within and outside the state - that violate those laws

Achieving compliance-readiness: be prepared before trouble knocks at your door!

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 31 2012

In June, Loeb & Loeb LLP attorneys Michael Mallow, Michael A. Thurman and Tamara Carmichael presented Achieving Compliance-Readiness: Be Prepared Before Trouble Knocks at Your Door!

CFPB proposes new procedural rules for nonbank supervision

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 14 2012

Calling it "an important step" in the development of its Nonbank Supervisory Program, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced its proposed rules establishing the procedures the Bureau will use to extend its supervision to certain nonbanks - entities that offer consumer financial products or services but are not banks, thrifts or credit unions

California court rules that online transactions are not subject to state law that limits the collection of personal information

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 15 2011

California Civil Code Section 1747.08 prohibits merchants from requesting and recording consumers' personal identification information (PII) in the course of completing credit card transactions

President nominates former Ohio Attorney General to serve as director of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 20 2011

President Barack Obama formally nominated former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray to lead the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Kentucky amends existing debt adjuster law to cover debt settlement providers

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 26 2010

Kentucky’s debt adjusting law (K.R.S. 380.010 et. seq.) has been amended to include additional limitations affecting debt settlement providers that operate within the state

New FTC rule bans debt relief providers from charging advance fees

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 29 2010

Today the Federal Trade Commission announced a new rule directed specifically at regulating the debt relief industry

2010 state law update: new debt settlement laws become effective in three states on July 1, 2010

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 1 2010

This summer three U.S. states will implement new laws governing debt settlement companies that operate within their borders or market to their residents