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FTC Announces New Consumer Fraud Reporting Website

USA - October 23 2020 On October 22, 2020, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced the launch of its new consumer fraud-reporting website at ReportFraud.ftc.gov. The…

Eleventh Circuit Rejects Incentive and Award to Class Representative in TCPA Class Action

USA - October 23 2020 In Johnson v. NPAS Sols., LLC, No. 18-12344 (11th Cir. Sep. 17, 2020), the Eleventh Circuit (the “Court”) found a series of errors in an order entered…

Central District of California Denies a Motion to Dismiss Claim for Willful Violation of the TCPA Where the Claim in Based on Only a Single Call

USA - October 22 2020 In Odom v. ECA Mktg., No. 5:20-cv-00851-JGB-SHK (C.D. Cal. Aug. 20, 2020), the Central District of California (the “Court”) permitted a claim for…

A New Wave of Board Diversity Derivative Litigation

USA - October 21 2020 With a hot national spotlight on issues of racial diversity, equality, and inclusion, the composition of corporate boards of directors is facing…

Troutman Pepper Weekly Consumer Financial Services COVID-19 Newsletter

USA - October 19 2020 Like most industries today, Consumer Finance Services businesses are being significantly impacted by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). In response…

District Court Holds Letter Notifying Debtor of Change in Debt Ownership Can Fall Under FDCPA

USA - October 15 2020 On October 5, 2020, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida denied a debt collector’s motion for summary judgment, holding that a…

National Apartment Association Claims Nationwide Foreclosure Freeze Is Unconstitutional

USA - October 15 2020 A recently filed lawsuit places renewed scrutiny on the constitutionality of the nationwide residential eviction freeze put in place by the Centers…

Nissan Becomes Most Recent Target of CFPB Ire: Auto Finance Company Enters into $4 Million Consent Order for Alleged Unlawful Repossession Acts

USA - October 15 2020 On October 13, 2020, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (the “CFPB”) announced that it entered into a consent order (the “Order”) with Nissan…

Troutman Pepper Weekly Consumer Financial Services COVID-19 Newsletter

USA - October 13 2020 Like most industries today, Consumer Finance Services businesses are being significantly impacted by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Troutman Pepper…

Kansas TCPA Ruling May Determine ATDS Cases in 10th Circuit

USA - October 9 2020 Recently, the District Court of Kansas analyzed the definition of an automatic telephone dialing system (“ATDS”) under the Telephone Consumer…