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District Court Takes Expansive View of "Deceptive or Misleading" Practices under FDCPA

USA - January 3 2018 The FDCPA prohibits a debt collector from using "any false, deceptive, or misleading representation" in connection with the collection of a debt. See…

District Court Opinion Provides Road Map for Successful Bona Fide Error Defense

USA - October 27 2017 The FDCPA, through section 1692d(6), prohibits a debt collector from placing telephone calls to a debtor “without meaningful disclosure of the…

Congress Votes to Repeal CFPB’s Arbitration Rule

USA - October 26 2017 By Zachary Dunn October 26, 2017 The Senate voted on Tuesday, October 24, to repeal the CFPB’s Arbitration Rule first proposed in May of 2016 and…

Debtor’s Actions Immediately After Default Doom Time Barred ECOA Claim

USA - October 25 2017 An unpublished opinion from the Sixth Circuit provides a useful application of the statute of limitations to bar a debtor’s claims under the Equal…

District Court Provides Successful Road Map for Bona Fide Error Defense

USA - October 16 2017 The FDCPA, through section 1692d(6), prohibits a debt collector from placing telephone calls to a debtor "without meaningful disclosure of the…