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They’re Coming for Robocalls! Senators Unveil Bipartisan Proposal
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • November 16 2018

On November 16, Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), the current chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee, and Ed Markey (D-Mass.), a member of the committee


Lone Court Decision Complicates Question Regarding Effect of Bankruptcy Under WVCCPA
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • November 15 2018

The West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act (“WVCCPA”) is a remedial statute designed to protect West Virginia consumers from improper debt


SCOTUS to Address Impact of FCC’s TCPA Rulings on Courts
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • November 15 2018

The United States Supreme Court has granted certiorari to a Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) case that could fundamentally shape the


Change to Massachusetts Attorney General’s Website Raises Uncertainty Regarding Body Responsible for Regulating Third-Party Debt Collectors
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • November 8 2018

Earlier this week, InsideArm identified a subtle change to the Massachusetts Attorney General’s website that may reflect an unannounced change in the


FTC Proposes Rule Requiring Consumer Reporting Agencies to Provide Credit Monitoring for Active Duty Members of the Military
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • November 8 2018

The Federal Trade Commission proposed a rule requiring consumer reporting agencies to provide free credit monitoring service to active duty military


States of Complaint - CFPB Releases Complaint Snapshot: 50 State Report
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2018

In October, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released its Complaint Snapshot, which supplements the Consumer Response Annual Report and


District Court Rules Debtor’s Court Filings Disputing Debt May Put Debt Collector on Notice for Potential Class Action Violation of FDCPA
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • November 6 2018

On October 23, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington denied a defendant debt collector’s motion to dismiss a class action


Court Slashes Plaintiff’s Award of Attorneys’ Fees Due to Defendant’s Substantial Settlement Offer Made Prior to Trial
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • November 6 2018

In Cooper v. Retrieval-Masters Creditors Bureau, Inc., 16 C2827, F. Supp. 3d, 2018 WL 2299203 (N.D. Ill. May 21, 2018), appeal filed (7th Cir. June


FTC and NY AG Sue Debt Collection Companies and Their Operator for Using False and Deceptive Tactics
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • November 5 2018

On October 23, the Federal Trade Commission and the New York Attorney General sued multiple New York debt collection companies for using false and


Eastern District of Wisconsin Holds Whether Debt Has Been Fully Paid is Legal Issue Not Actionable Under FCRA
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • November 5 2018

On October 26, the Eastern District of Wisconsin issued a ruling dismissing a Fair Credit Reporting Act case. In Garland v. Marine Credit Union, the