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Arbitrationthe CFPB drops the other shoe
  • Sirote & Permutt PC
  • USA
  • May 5 2016

For some time now we have been waiting for the CFPB to come forward with a proposed rule addressing mandatory, pre-dispute arbitration. On Thursday


The end of consumer arbitration as we know it?
  • Sirote & Permutt PC
  • USA
  • April 26 2016

Since the 1990's, mandatory pre-dispute resolution has been a fixture in consumer credit contracts. This resulted in large part from the ridiculously


Clairvoyant? We are when it comes to debt collection complaints!
  • Sirote & Permutt PC
  • USA
  • March 31 2016

We have written many times about consumer complaints stemming from debt collection. In fact, we wrote last week on this topic. So, just when you


Furnishers, are you breaking the law?
  • Sirote & Permutt PC
  • USA
  • February 11 2016

One of the basic principles of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) is fair credit reporting. Seems simple enough, right? Well, according to the


The CFPB in 2015 and beyond
  • Sirote & Permutt PC
  • USA
  • January 29 2016

The CFPB presents a semi-annual report to the President and Congress. We looked at highlights of the Fall 2015 report a few weeks ago. In that prior


CFPB2016: What are the Bureau's priorities?
  • Sirote & Permutt PC
  • USA
  • January 15 2016

Over the last year, the CFPB has been especially active in the consumer finance industry, and we anticipate even more activity this year. In our


Hottest fall trends: complaining about consumer loans
  • Sirote & Permutt PC
  • USA
  • September 24 2015

In honor of New York Fashion Week, in today's post, we look at one of the hottest fall trends coming out of the CFPB. Over the last two months (here


CFPB takes a selfie: monthly complaint snapshot
  • Sirote & Permutt PC
  • USA
  • September 3 2015

The CFPB is squarely focused on consumer complaints because complaints are generally the first indicator of a compliance problemespecially in the


CFPB’s 10 most wanted: is your company one of the CFPB’s ‘most-complained-about companies’?
  • Sirote & Permutt PC
  • USA
  • July 20 2015

We have written a lot about consumer complaints lately. Of course, the CFPB has written a lot about consumer complaints lately. Put simply, consumer


Take-a-ways from NACCA AFSA
  • Sirote & Permutt PC
  • USA
  • June 9 2015

Last week in Atlanta, the American Financial Services Association (AFSA) and the National Association of Consumer Credit Administrators (NACCA) held