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Michigan Federal Court Finds Conflicting Records Concerning Request to Remove Disputed Debt Status Creates Issue of Fact in FDCPA Case

USA - February 6 2023 In a recent decision, a Michigan district court found that because there was a genuine issue of fact as to whether the defendant debt collector…

Stefanie H. Jackman, Mark J. Windham

Illinois Federal Court Dismisses FDCPA Claim for Lack of Article III Standing

USA - January 31 2023 Federal courts across the country continue to divest themselves of Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) cases following the Supreme Court’s…

Jonathan P. Floyd, Stefanie H. Jackman, Stephen Lozier

Federal Regulators Jointly Release New FDCPA Examination Procedures

USA - January 6 2023 On Dec. 15, 2022, the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council’s (FFIEC) Task Force on Consumer Compliance adopted revised examination…

Stefanie H. Jackman, Mark J. Windham

No License? No Standing! District Court Dismisses FDCPA Suit Against Unlicensed Debt Collector For Lack Of Standing

USA - January 6 2023 On January 4, the District Court of New Jersey dismissed a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) complaint against an unlicensed debt collector…

Stefanie H. Jackman, Punit K. Marwaha

CFPB Issues Guidance on Two Bank “Junk Fee” Categories

USA - October 31 2022 As part of its ongoing initiative to scrutinize so-called “junk fees,” the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published guidance on two…

Keith J. Barnett, Brooke K. Conkle, Carlin A. McCrory, Chris Willis, Alan D. Wingfield