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Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Holds Passive Debt Buyers Are Not Debt Collectors Under Massachusetts Law
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • April 17 2018

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently held in Dorrian v. LVNV Funding, LLC, that “passive debt buyers” are not “debt collectors” required


Seventh Circuit Rejects Use of Safe Harbor Language With Variable Amount of Debt
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • April 16 2018

In a recent ruling, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals held that plaintiffs stated a viable claim under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by


Oregon amends debt collection statute to expand coverage to debt buyers
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2018

On April 3, the Oregon governor signed SB 1553, which amends Oregon’s debt collection laws to provide that a debt buyer (or a debt collector acting on


District court rejects motions for summary judgement on FDCPA claims filed by CFPB, debt collection law firm
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2018

On April 9, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio rejected motions for partial summary judgment and summary judgment filed


U.S. District Court Awards Summary Judgment to Debt Collector on “Tax Consequences” Disclosure in Collection Letter
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2018

On March 19, the United States District Court for the Western District of New York granted summary judgment to a debt collector who was sued for


Mass. SJC Holds Passive Debt Buyers Are Not ‘Debt Collectors’ Under State Law
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • April 10 2018

In an important decision for the debt buying industry, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court held that passive debt buyers are not “debt


7th Cir. Holds Debt Collector May Rely on Information from Creditor
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • April 9 2018

Joining with the Fourth and Ninth Circuits, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently affirmed a trial court’s summary judgment order


District Court finds that combination of litigation documents is misleading and violates FDCPA
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA
  • April 6 2018

On March 30, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana found that serving a request for admission in connection with a complaint


DC Circuit Turns Away Healthcare Challenges to TCPA Declaratory Ruling
  • Smith Debnam Narron Drake Saintsing & Myers LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2018

In ACA International v. Federal Communications Commission, 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 6535 (2018), the DC Circuit rejected a series of challenges to the


California Court of Appeal Holds Mortgage Servicers Can be Debt Collectors Under State’s Debt Collection Law
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2018

According to a recent decision from the California Court of Appeal, mortgage lenders and servicers can, at least under certain circumstances, be “debt