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Some Clarity: Court Holds Screening Reports On Independent Contractors Not Subject to the FCRA Employment Purpose Requirements
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • December 13 2018

A court in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa recently ruled that the protections applicable when consumer reports


BCFP Issues Auto Buying Guidelines for Servicemembers
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • December 10 2018

The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection has continued its series of guidelines specifically addressing servicemembers’ purchases of automobiles


FTC Solicits Comments on Red Flags Rule and Card Issuers Rule
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2018

On December 4, the Federal Trade Commission announced that it is seeking comment on whether the agency should make changes to rules requiring that


REAL PEACE Act is Introduced With Goal of Providing FTC With Oversight Power to Hang Up on Robocallers
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • December 5 2018

On November 28, Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) introduced the REAL PEACE Act, short


Money Transmitters Face Ambiguity In State, Federal Law
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • December 4 2018

Venmo's business model, which combines traditional payment processing with social media features, has caused the company compliance headaches. Over


Troutman Sanders Panel Addresses Cybersecurity for Public Companies
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • November 26 2018

Cybersecurity should be a primary concern for businesses, as one breach can cost a company approximately $7 million in fines, settlements and


They’re Coming for Robocalls! Senators Unveil Bipartisan Proposal
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • November 16 2018

On November 16, Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), the current chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee, and Ed Markey (D-Mass.), a member of the committee


FTC Proposes Rule Requiring Consumer Reporting Agencies to Provide Credit Monitoring for Active Duty Members of the Military
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • November 8 2018

The Federal Trade Commission proposed a rule requiring consumer reporting agencies to provide free credit monitoring service to active duty military


FTC and NY AG Sue Debt Collection Companies and Their Operator for Using False and Deceptive Tactics
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • November 5 2018

On October 23, the Federal Trade Commission and the New York Attorney General sued multiple New York debt collection companies for using false and


Data Privacy: The Current Landscape
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • September 27 2018

Since 1997 (the year the European Union adopted Article 29), a debate has raged over which side of the pond has the better approach to privacy