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Arbitration Compelled in FCRA Dispute: Washington Federal Court Rules in Student Loan Servicer’s Favor, Citing Broad Language in Underlying Note
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • October 25 2018

On October 18, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington granted a motion to compel arbitration filed by student loan servicer


Michigan Enacts Ban-the-Box Policy for Public Employees Starting October 1
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • September 26 2018

On October 1, the State of Michigan will join more than 150 cities and counties as well as over 32 states in enacting a ban-the-box policy that


Third Circuit Rejects Plaintiffs’ Disclosure-Based FCRA Class Claim on Spokeo Grounds
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • September 26 2018

On September 10, the Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Long v. Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority ruled that a group of


Democrat Senators Seek Amendment of FCRA, FDCPA for Medical Debts
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2018

On August 16, seven Democrat senators proposed a bill (S.3351, named the “Medical Debt Relief Act of 2018”) to amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act and


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


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


U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Class Action Waivers in Employment Contracts, Adding to its Decisions Consistently Enforcing Arbitration Provisions
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2018

On May 21, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision penned by Justice Neil Gorsuch, held that employers can include a clause in their employment