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US Marketplace Lenders Take Note: CFPB Scores Big Win in CashCall Lawsuit That Turns on “True Lender” Analysis

USA - September 1 2016 A federal district court in California handed the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) a big win on Wednesday, August 31, 2016, granting the…

Ori Lev

NJ Bankruptcy Case Takes Aim at Small Business Financing — Merchant Cash Advances and Bank Partnerships

USA - April 10 2017 A complaint filed March 23 by the bankruptcy trustee for Lam Cloud Management, LLC in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New…

Kevin J. Healy, Eric T. Mitzenmacher

Debt Collectors and Loan Servicers’ Clear Message from Eleventh Circuit’s Hunstein Decision - Use of Third-Party Vendor Could Violate FDCPA

USA - April 29 2021 In a unanimous decision with potentially far-reaching implications for the loan servicing and debt collection industries, the United States Court of…

Christopher S. Comstock, Thomas V. Panoff, Joy Tsai, Megan S. Webster

Understanding the True Scope of a Financial Firm’s Exposure to Crypto

USA - December 21 2022 With crypto winter fully upon us, most regulated financial institutions understand that if they want to engage directly in cryptocurrencies—i.e…

Matthew Bisanz, Christopher B. Leach, Thomas V. Panoff

Temporary Stay on Residential Evictions to Slow Spread of COVID-19 Reveals Unique Authority of CDC

USA - September 4 2020 On Tuesday, September 1, 2020, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (the “CDC”) filed a notice of an agency order in the Federal Register…

Laurence E. Platt, Kelly F. Truesdale