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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


Third Circuit Applies ACA Int’l v. FCC to Definition of ATDS and Grants Summary Judgment in Favor of Defendant in TCPA Claim
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2018

The Third Circuit recently applied the D.C. Circuit’s decision in ACA International v. FCC and granted summary judgment in favor of the defendant in a


Supreme Court Prevents Plaintiffs From Bringing Piggyback Class Actions After the Statute of Limitations Has Run under American Pipe
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2018

The Supreme Court’s decision yesterday in China Agritech Inc. v. Resh is a significant victory for defendants in federal class action lawsuits, as it


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


Tussling over Preemption: The Nascent Battle Lines Between State Authorities and Student Loan Servicers
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • May 30 2018

After an unexpectedly slow start, the Trump administration's deregulatory push finally gained momentum in late 2017. In the field of student lending


District of Nevada Applies ACA Int’l v. FCC, Grants Summary Judgment in Favor of Defendant on TCPA Claim
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • April 6 2018

The District of Nevada recently applied the D.C. Circuit’s decision in ACA International v. FCC and granted summary judgment in favor of the defendant


District Court Finds Job Applicant Has No Standing to Bring FCRA Adverse Action Claim Because Background Check was Accurate
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2018

Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, when a potential employer is considering using a background check to deny an applicant employment, the employer


Iowa and Maine Consider Student Loan Proposals
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2018

While Washington debates various reforms to the federal government’s student loan framework, and other states adopt borrowers’ bills of rights to the


Risk-Sharing Student Loan Model Gains Some Favorable Attention from Senate and President
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2018

As newspaper articles, academic studies, and politicians’ speeches have repeated, statistics suggest that a student loan crisis may be building. The