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FCC to create reassigned number database to reduce unwanted calls

USA - December 14 2018 On December 12, the FCC adopted new rules to establish a single, comprehensive database designed to reduce the number of calls inadvertently made to…

Court grants summary judgment in favor of FTC and Florida State Attorney General in debt relief scam case

USA - December 14 2018 On December 10, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida granted the FTC and the Florida Attorney General’s motion for summary…

DOJ says CFPB structure is unconstitutional, but urges Supreme Court to deny writ since case is a “poor vehicle”

USA - December 14 2018 On December 10, the DOJ filed a brief in response to a Texas bank and two associations’ (petitioners) petition for writ of certiorari with the U.S…

HUD-OIG report examines top management challenges

USA - December 13 2018 Earlier this fall, the HUD Office of Inspector General (HUD-OIG) published an annual report, which examines top management challenges facing the…

Washington State Department of Financial Institutions adopts amendments concerning student education loan servicers

USA - December 13 2018 On December 3, the Washington State Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) issued a final rule adopting amendments including student education…

FinCEN extends FBAR filing deadline for certain individuals

USA - December 13 2018 On December 4, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued Notice 2018-1 announcing a further extension of time for certain Report of…

District Court rejects dismissal bid for California interest on escrow class action

USA - December 13 2018 On December 7, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California denied a bank’s motion to dismiss a putative class action alleging the…

Agencies issue guidance on 37 key data fields for HMDA examinations

USA - December 13 2018 On December 7, the Federal Reserve Board, the FDIC, and the OCC issued guidance regarding the HMDA key data fields that Federal Reserve examiners use…

Court grants summary judgment, finding no concrete harm in alleged kickback scheme

USA - December 13 2018 On December 7, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland granted a motion for summary judgment filed by a real estate team and title…

7th Circuit holds consumers can be expected to read page two of two-page collection letter, affirms dismissal of FDCPA action

USA - December 13 2018 On December 7, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a consumer’s class action against a debt collection company…