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CFPB Settles With Debt-Collection “Mill” That Filed 350,000 Lawsuits Over Four Years
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • December 31 2015

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has settled a lawsuit with a Georgia law firm allegedly functioning as a debt-collection mill. As


CFPB Enters Into Stipulated Consent Order to Resolve Enforcement Action Against Debt Collection Law Firm
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • December 30 2015

On December 28, 2015, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced that it filed a proposed consent order in federal court in the


CFPB New Year's Resolution: Crack Down on Debt Collection
  • Sirote & Permutt PC
  • USA
  • December 30 2015

We have advised previously that the CFPB has debt collectors under close scrutiny; and this scrutiny is directed at both third-party debt collectors


FYI: MD Fla Bankr Holds TPCA Revocation of Consent Must Be "Express and Clear"
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • December 24 2015

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida recently held that: A bankruptcy trustee was entitled to recover $1,000 in statutory


eCommerce Regulation, Bitcoin, Anti-Money Laundering, Shadow Insurance, 401(k) Litigation Expect Focus - Vol. IV, Fall 2015
  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt PA
  • USA
  • December 23 2015

On January 1, 2016, Section 38.6 of the California Insurance Code will take effect permitting consumers to conduct certain life, disability, and


1st Cir. Holds ‘Fairly Conducted’ Sale of Collateral Not Necessarily ‘Commercially Reasonable’
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit recently held that a genuine dispute of material fact precluded summary judgment on the issue of


Missouri Federal Court Says ‘Benign’ Language on Envelope Does Not Violate FDCPA
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2015

The United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri recently granted a debt collector’s motion for judgment on the pleadings


FYI: 11th Cir Holds Florida Statute Prohibiting Fees to Pay By Credit Card Unconstitutional
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • December 20 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit recently struck down Florida's "anti-surcharge" statute, Fla. Stat. 501.0117, holding that


CFPB Takes Action Against Debt Collection Firm EZCORP, Inc. and Issues In-Person Debt Collection Compliance Bulletin
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • December 16 2015

On December 16, 2015, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced an administrative enforcement action against debt collection firm


Target agrees to $39 million settlement with credit card issuers’ data breach claims
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • December 3 2015

Still recovering from its 2013 data breach, Target Corp. agreed to a $39 million settlement with a class of banks suing the well-known retailer