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Supreme Court's Spokeo Ruling Could Broadly Impact Consumer Class Actions
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2016

The Court’s discussion of concrete injuries likely applies to other statutory consumer class actions based solely on technical violations. On May 16


Supreme Court Unanimously Rejects FDCPA Claim Against Private Attorneys Collecting Debt for State Attorney General
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2016

On May 16, 2016, in Sheriff v. Gillie, Case No. 15-338, the Supreme Court reversed a decision of the Sixth Circuit holding that private attorneys


SCOTUS Casts Doubt on Plaintiffs’ Right to Sue for Purely Statutory Damages
  • Quarles & Brady LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2016

The doctrine of standing ensures that federal courts hear only actual "cases and controversies" as permitted by Article III of the U.S. Constitution


Mortgage investor's alleged failure to be licensed could subject company to claims under debt collection statutes
  • Ballard Spahr LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2013

A federal court in Maryland recently declined to dismiss a borrower's claims that the owner of a mortgage loan operated as a debt collection agency


Arbitration Provisions Mauled by Consumer Watchdog
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2016

Companies offering payment services or financial products to consumers are facing a proposed rule from the CFPB that would prohibit class action


Taking a security interest in a closely held business
  • Sherman & Howard LLC
  • USA
  • November 1 2012

If a loan or extension of credit requires collateral, banks prefer collateral that is readily marketable rather than taking a security interest in a closely-held business


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


Doing Business in North America (Volume 1 - United States)
  • Miller Canfield PLC
  • USA
  • April 23 2016

In choosing to conduct business in the United States, businesses based in other countries should keep in mind that business entities are formed under


Global Data & Privacy Update - April 2016
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • European Union, Germany, Global, USA
  • April 1 2016

Welcome to the April Global Data & Privacy Update. This update is dedicated to covering all the latest legislative developments affecting the way


Supreme Court Holds That Debt-Collecting Law Firms Delegated as Special Counsel Do Not Violate FDCPA by Using Attorney General’s Letterhead
  • Dykema Gossett PLLC
  • USA
  • May 19 2016

In an important ruling for debt-collection law firms, the United States Supreme Court held in Sheriff et. al v. Fillie et. al, Docket No. 15-338