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Troutman Sanders LLP | USA | 16 Apr 2019

West Virginia Supreme Court Weighs In on Debt Collector’s Bona Fide Error Defense Under WVCCPA

The West Virginia Supreme Court ruled against a debt collector in LTD Financial Services, L.P. v. Collins, affirming the lower court’s order granting

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Herrington Carmichael LLP | United Kingdom | 15 Apr 2019

“Payment in Full and Final Settlement” - Creditors beware

If you are a creditor and you are offered part payment only of money owed by a debtor, you should take caution in accepting particularly if the sum

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Squire Patton Boggs | USA | 12 Apr 2019

BREAKING: YouMail CEO Confirms to SPB’s Unprecedented Podcast that Robocall Index Includes Wanted CallsRival Hiya Index Notes Only 2 of Debt Collection Calls Are Unwanted

On the very same day that the National Consumer Law Center (“NCLC”) testified before a Senate Subcommittee blaming “household name” American

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Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP | USA | 10 Apr 2019

CFPB News: Advisory Committee Changes, Constitutionality Hearing

What's new at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau)? Recently, the Bureau announced tweaks to its advisory committees, published

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Squire Patton Boggs | USA | 5 Apr 2019

Historic TCPA Certification Disaster: First-of-its-Kind Multi-Source TCPA Debt Collection Class Action Certified

The folks at Leif Cabraser have been chasing a unicorn for years. Seeking to certify a debt collection class action involving anyone who did not

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Reed Smith LLP | USA | 1 Apr 2019

TCPA violations of debt collectors could make the loan owner liable

The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals majority opinion, reversed the grant of summary by the District Court that a loan owner could be liable for

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Meyerlustenberger Lachenal | Switzerland | 29 Mar 2019

Crypto Nation Switzerland Moves Forward Fast: Swiss Government Proposes DLT-Uncertificated Rights with Securities Nature

After publishing a very comprehensive report on distributed ledger technology (DLT) and blockchain in last December, the Federal Council initiated

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Buckley LLP | USA | 29 Mar 2019

9th Circuit: Administrator vicariously liable for debt collectors’ alleged TCPA violations

On March 22, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit reversed a lower court’s decision to dismiss TCPA claims against a student loan

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Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 28 Mar 2019

Unanimous Supreme Court Ruling On the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

Seyfarth Synopsis: In a 9-0 Supreme Court ruling last week, the Court spoke to issues concerning the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) and

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Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP | USA | 28 Mar 2019

Law Firms Engaging in Non-Judicial Foreclosure Are Not “Debt-Collectors” Under FDCPA

On March 20, 2019, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled in the case of Obduskey v. McCarthy & Holthus LLP No. 17-1307 that a law firm

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