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Can You Hear Me Now? Important Considerations for Avoiding Penalties under the TCPA after ACA International
  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2018

In a previous blog post, we examined the “mixed bag” result of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals opinion in ACA International v. Federal


Florida appeals court finds consumer is entitled to attorney’s fees following debt collection suit
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA
  • September 18 2018

On September 14, a Florida appeals court held that a consumer was entitled to attorney’s fees after a debt collector voluntarily dismissed its


Seventh Circuit Holds Debt Collector Did Not Violate FDCPA by Sending Motion Papers Directly to Represented Debtor in Compliance with State Rules
  • Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP
  • USA
  • September 13 2018

The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently reversed a district court’s decision granting a debtor’s motion for summary


8th Cir. Rules Against Debtor Who Tried to ‘Provoke’ FDCPA Violation
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2018

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit recently held that a consumer waived his right under the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act


District court denies bank’s motion to dismiss; rules homeowner’s claims under California Rosenthal Fair Debt Collection Practices can proceed
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2018

On September 5, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California denied a National Bank’s motion to dismiss certain alleged violations


FTC settles with debt collection operators for alleged fraudulent collections
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA
  • September 11 2018

On September 7, the FTC announced a series of settlements with the operators of a Georgia-based debt collection business for allegedly violating the


California Supreme Court Says High Interest Rates May Render Consumer Loans Unlawful
  • Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
  • USA
  • September 7 2018

In its opinion released on August 13, 2018, the California Supreme Court answered a question certified by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals: “Can the


7th Cir. Holds Plaintiff’s Settlement of Parallel Claim Against Another Defendant Mooted FDCPA Claim
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • September 6 2018

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently reversed a judgment against a debt collector, finding that the plaintiff’s settlement with


Back to Basics, ContinuedConspiracy to Commit Bankruptcy!
  • Sirote & Permutt PC
  • USA
  • September 5 2018

Bankruptcy is always a hot topic among consumer creditors. After all, it is the “necessary evil,” which all lenders learn to addresssooner or later


District Court Holds Revocation of Consent Ineffective in the Face of Contractual Consent
  • Smith Debnam Narron Drake Saintsing & Myers LLP
  • USA
  • August 30 2018

Relying upon basic principles of contract law, an Alabama district court has held that there are limitations to revocation of prior express consent