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District Court Finds Mortgage Originator is Not a Debt Collector Under FDCPA and Dismisses FDCPA Claims with Prejudice
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • February 2 2019

On January 23, the Middle District of Florida issued an order dismissing a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and Florida Consumer Collection


FCC Releases Final Order on Newly Established Reassigned Telephone Number Database with Safe Harbor from TCPA Liability
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • January 2 2019

In December 2018, the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") released a final report and order that established a new reassigned telephone number


BCFP Argues Nonjudicial Foreclosure is Not Debt Collection Under FDCPA in Amicus Brief Before U.S. Supreme Court
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • November 28 2018

On November 14, the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection filed an amicus brief with the United States Supreme Court, arguing a law firm’s


District Court Holds Collection Letter’s Validation Notice Ambiguous in Light of Third Circuit Precedent that All Disputes be Made in Writing
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • November 6 2018

On October 31, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania issued an opinion in Guzman v. HOVG, LLC, No. 18-3013, (E.D. Pa. Oct. 31, 2018), denying a debt


Eleventh Circuit: Availability of Class Arbitration Where Agreement is Silent is Question of Arbitrability for Court to Decide
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2018

On September 19, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion illustrating the importance of careful drafting of arbitration agreements


CFPB Issues Model FCRA Summary of Rights Form Ahead of September 21 Effective Date
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • September 14 2018

On September 12, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued an interim final rule which provided a model Summary of Rights form, a form that both


Debt Collector’s Mistaken Inclusion of Duplicate Amount of Debt Not Confusing to Least Sophisticated Consumer
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2018

In a recent decision denying plaintiffs Aldean Isaac’s and Julissa Ortiz’s motion for summary judgment, a federal district court judge in the Eastern


Third Circuit Rejects Application of Discovery Rule to Alleged FDCPA Violations
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2018

On May 15, an en banc panel of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision finding the statute of limitations for an alleged violation of the


No Bill of Sale? No Problem - District Court Orders Arbitration in FDCPA Action Even Though Original Bill of Sale Was Unavailable
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2018

A district court in the Northern District of Illinois recently granted a debt collector’s motion to compel arbitration in a Fair Debt Collection


House Financial Services Committee Passes Bill to Exclude Lawyers and Law Firms Engaged in Litigation Activities from CFPB Oversight and FDCPA Liability
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2018

On March 21, the House Financial Services Committee voted 35-25 to approve a bill that would amend the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to exclude