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Ninth Circuit Rejects Flat-Rating Claims in FDCPA Class Action
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • May 7 2018

In Echlin v. PeaceHealth, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that a debt collection agency meaningfully participated in collection


OCC Backs Request for Rehearing Seeking En Banc Review of Ninth Circuit Decision Denying NBA Preemption
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2018

On April 23, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Bank added its support to Bank of America's efforts to convince the Ninth Circuit to review


Ninth Circuit Rules District Attorney Can Retain Private Counsel to Pursue Civil Penalty Claims
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • March 20 2018

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that an agreement between a district attorney and private law firms to litigate actions in the name


Ninth Circuit Sides with Taxi Defendants in FACTA Class Action, Citing Spokeo
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • March 12 2018

On March 9, the Ninth Circuit affirmed dismissal of a putative FACTA class action on Article III standing grounds, citing the requirement of a


Ninth Circuit Relies on Spokeo to Affirm Dismissal of FACTA Suit
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • February 23 2018

On February 21, the Ninth Circuit affirmed a district court’s dismissal of an action brought under the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act


Ninth Circuit Broadly Interprets Clean Water Act Jurisdiction
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • February 6 2018

On February 1, 2018, the Ninth Circuit published Hawai’i Wildlife Fund v. County of Maui, which applied Clean Water Act (CWA) permitting requirements


Trade Group Tells Ninth Circuit That Bad-Faith TCPA Plaintiffs Lack Standing
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • January 31 2018

On December 28, ACA International, a trade association representing the credit and collection industry, filed its amicus, or "friend of the court,"


U.S. Supreme Court Denies Cert Petition in Spokeo II
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2018

On January 22, 2018, the United States Supreme Court denied the second petition for a writ of certiorari filed by Spokeo, Inc. in its landmark


Ninth Circuit Narrowly Finds California’s Application of Credit-Card Surcharge Ban Unconstitutional
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • January 18 2018

On January 3, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals found that Section 1748.1 of the California Civil Code - which bars sellers from imposing surcharges


Ninth Circuit Holds Utilities Are Ineligible for RTO Membership Adder When Membership Is Involuntary
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2018

On January 8, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (“Ninth Circuit”) ruled that FERC acted arbitrarily and capriciously in approving