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UDAAP council weekly UDAAP Standards Report - 412015

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 1 2015

Every week, courts around the United States issue decisions addressing aspects of civil UDAAP claims. In an effort to illuminate the UDAAP standards

A word of caution to co-guarantors: do not assume you will be reimbursed for partial payments of a common liability

  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 24 2011

Suppose you are one of multiple individual owners of a company, and you all agreed to guarantee the company's loan from a bank

Financial services update Vol. 10, Issue 11

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • European Union, USA
  • -
  • March 23 2015

This edition focuses on corporate governance and its Related Issues. In particular, academics from the School of Accountancy at Singapore Management

UDAAP council weekly UDAAP Standards Report - 3252015

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2015

Every week, courts around the United States issue decisions addressing aspects of civil UDAAP claims. In an effort to illuminate the UDAAP standards

Federal district court holds that FCRA statutory damage provision is unconstitutionally vague and violates due process

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 29 2008

Willful violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) can be punished with statutory damages of between $100 and $1,000, and potentially punitive damages, even where no actual damages are shown

Eleventh Circuit interprets "bona fide error" defense to the FDCPA

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 13 2011

In deciding a case of first impression for the Court, the Eleventh Circuit recently joined other circuits, including the Eighth and Ninth Circuits, in finding that determining if a debt collector can benefit from the "bona fide error" defense to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act ("FDCPA") is a fact-intensive inquiry that requires a case-by-case analysis

Corporate officers and personal liability: watch what you sign

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 19 2011

Although a company is legally considered enough of a “person” to apply for a loan or enter into another type of contract, an actual human being usually an officer or partner has to sign his or her name to the document

Delaware Chancery Court holds investment bank liable for aiding and abetting exculpated director breach of fiduciary duties

  • Kaye Scholer LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • March 17 2014

A recent post-trial decision in In Re: Rural Metro Corporation held that a financial advisor was liable for aiding and abetting breaches of the duty

Third Circuit rules FDCPA applies to communications with a debtor’s attorney

  • Ballard Spahr LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 13 2011

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has ruled that the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) applies to a debt collector’s communications with the debtor’s attorney

Sixth Circuit reverses dismissal against pro se FDCPA plaintiffs

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 3 2012

In Lisa Bridge v. Ocwen Federal Bank, the Sixth Circuit reversed a dismissal in a FDCPA case brought by pro se plaintiffs regarding their mortgage