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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


Seventh Circuit Upholds Debt Collector’s Investigation of Consumer’s Disputes as Reasonable Under FDCPA and FCRA
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2018

The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently affirmed a lower court decision finding that a debt collector’s verification and


Second Circuit Rules Debt Collectors Need Not Disclose Absence of Interest and Fees
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • March 29 2018

On March 29, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit rendered a long-awaited opinion in what is commonly called a


ACA International Whitepaper Cites Role of Communication Failures in Assessing Scope of Consumer Debt Collection Complaints in 2017
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2018

As we previously reported, Mick Mulvaney, acting interim director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, announced a change to the CFPB’s


Third Circuit Court of Appeals: Including the Word “Settlement” in Collection Letter for Time-Barred Debt Could Violate FDCPA
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2018

On February 12, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals issued a precedential opinion in which it found that a debt collector’s inclusion of the word


While Mulvaney Plans to Change Philosophy of CFPB, Debt Collection Industry May Remain Under Scrutiny
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • January 25 2018

On Tuesday, White House budget director and acting interim director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Mick Mulvaney, introduced his plan


CFPB Withdraws Proposal to Conduct Debt Collection Disclosure Survey
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • December 31 2017

On December 14, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau officially withdrew a proposal to conduct a web-based consumer survey on the various debt


Eastern District of New York Grants Motion to Dismiss FDCPA Current Balance Claim
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2017

On November 8, the Eastern District of New York rendered an opinion granting Credit Control Services’ motion to dismiss plaintiff Yendy Cruz’s claim


Northern District of New York: No FDCPA Violation Where Pre-Judgment Interest Not Disclosed in Collection Letters
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2017

On November 15, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York ruled that a law firm did not violate the Fair Debt Collection Practices