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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


District Court Rebuffs Student Loan Servicer’s Attempt to Quash CFPB’s Investigative Demand
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2018

On June 9, 2017, under the leadership of its former director, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a modified civil investigative demand


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


Student Borrowers Risk Default by Investing in Cryptocurrencies
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA, Australia
  • March 28 2018

Psychologists say that adolescents and young adults take more risks than any other age group. Perhaps this is why about one in five (21.2) college


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


Many States Can Revoke Professional and Other Licenses as Means of Collecting Unpaid Student Loans
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2018

As of March 23, at least 19 states hold or revoke the state-issued licenses of teachers andor other professionals if the borrower is in default on


Servicers Challenge D.C.’s “Borrower’s Bill of Rights”
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • March 24 2018

Like a bevy of other jurisdictions, the District of Columbia has established a “borrower’s bill of rights” which creates minimum standards for timely


A Potential Shift On Education Debt Discharge Standards
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2018

To its detractors, bankruptcy law’s “Brunner test,” which is used to establish the dischargeability (i.e., elimination) of student loan debts, stands


What the Budget Deal Passed by Congress Actually Does: Student Loan Edition
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2018

Largely rejecting the Trump Administration’s proposals regarding student lending championed by Betsy DeVos, Secretary of the Department of Education