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Regulation Respecting the Application of the Consumer Protection Act
  • Langlois Lawyers LLP
  • Canada
  • July 13 2018

On November 15, 2017, the Act mainly to modernize rules relating to consumer credit and to regulate debt settlement service contracts, high-cost

CFPB Hits Debt Settlement Services Provider With Lawsuit
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2017

The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (CFPB or Bureau) has filed suit against the largest debt settlement services provider in the country

Cross Border Restructuring and Insolvency Update - 27 July 2017
  • Ashfords LLP
  • Austria, United Kingdom, Greece
  • July 28 2017

The Privy Council sitting as the final court of appeal for the Cayman Islands recently considered a case concerning prioritisation in a Liquidation

CFPB Issues Arbitration Agreements Final Rule
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2017

On July 10, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau) issued a final rule governing agreements that provide for the arbitration of any

Extrajudicial Debt Settlement Procedure and Officers' Liability in Debt Restructuring
  • Greece
  • July 7 2017

The long anticipated extrajudicial debt settlement procedure (the “EDS Procedure” or “EDS”) was introduced by Law 44692017 to provide an additional

New amendments to consumer credit provisions of Québec's Consumer Protection Act
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • June 8 2017

On May 2, 2017, the Minister of Justice, Stéphanie Vallée, introduced Bill 134, known as an Act mainly to modernize rules relating to consumer credit

CFPB Orders Law Firm to Comply with CID
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA
  • April 28 2017

On April 10, the CFPB issued a Decision and Order denying a law firm’s petition to set aside a civil investigative demand (CID) asking for information

High Court Sets Aside Protective Certificates
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • January 9 2017

The Personal Insolvency Act 2012 (as amended) permits a debtor to apply to court for a protective certificate while making a proposal for a debt

Changes Expected to the Saudi Arabian Bankruptcy Law
  • Al Tamimi & Company
  • United Arab Emirates
  • July 31 2016

The proposed changes to the Saudi Arabian bankruptcy regime will provide the judiciary the right to obligate creditors to accept a settlement

Building Innovatively on Recovery: 2015 in the Irish Courts
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • July 28 2016

2015 marked the continuation of novel innovations within constrained resource budgets to improve the throughput of litigation in the Irish courts