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DC Federal Court Dismisses FACTA Class Action on Standing Grounds
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2018

On August 3, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia dismissed a putative class action brought under the Fair and Accurate Credit


Federal Inaction And State Activity: Student Loan Edition
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2018

With debts rising faster than new graduates’ starting salaries, a student debt crisis has the potential to haunt the nation much in the way the


Playing a Losing Hand: District Court Dismisses FCRA Disclosure Claim Against Casino in Absence of Concrete Injury
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2018

Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, a potential employer generally may not procure a consumer report on an applicant unless the employer provides a


FCRA Class Action Dismissed by Missouri Court of Appeals for Lack of Standing
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • July 25 2018

On July 17, the Missouri Court of Appeals affirmed a ruling of the Cole County Circuit Court dismissing a putative class action under the Fair Credit


FTC Obtains $5.2 Million Judgment Against Credit Bureau Service, LLC for Deceptive Practices, Including “Free” Credit Reports
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2018

On July 5, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois granted summary judgment in favor of the Federal Trade Commission against


St. Louis County Enacts “Ban-the-Box” Law for Government Positions
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • June 14 2018

On June 11, St. Louis County officials signed an executive order, effective immediately, that would “ban the box” and ensure that St. Louis County


FTC Highlights New Federal Law Allowing for Free Credit Freezes
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • June 8 2018

On June 7, the Federal Trade Commission issued a public notice regarding the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, which


Consumer Reporting Agency Can’t Snuff Out Adverse Action Claim at Pleadings Stage
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2018

Many employers use background checks when evaluating potential candidates for hire. They do this for a variety of reasons, from basic due diligence to


Ninth Circuit Rules CRA Cannot be Held Liable Under FCRA for Customer’s Misuse of Information
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2018

On May 29, the Ninth Circuit ruled that an end-user’s misuse of reported information does not render a credit reporting agency’s report inaccurate for


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