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6th Circuit holds elements of Michigan foreclosure process are collection efforts under FDCPA
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2019

On January 11, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit held that a debt collector should not allow the essential elements of a Michigan


District of Connecticut Dismisses Cross-Motions for Summary Judgment in FDCPA Case
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • January 14 2019

In a recent opinion, the District of Connecticut dismissed cross-motions for summary judgment filed by a debtor and a debt collector for claims


District Court Holds Debt Collector’s Failure to Identify Original Creditors in Debt Collection Letter is “Material” Under the FDCPA
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • January 14 2019

Plaintiffs have won one in the ongoing litigation wars over whether the identity of the original creditors in debt collection letters is material, and


U.S. Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument on Whether Attorneys Engaged in Non-Judicial Foreclosures are Debt Collectors Subject to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
  • Hudson Cook LLP
  • USA
  • January 9 2019

On January 7, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Obduskey v. McCarthy & Holthus LLP. The case began when Dennis Obduskey defaulted on


Supreme Court to Rule on Whether the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Applies to Nonjudicial Foreclosure Proceedings
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2019

Currently before the U.S. Supreme Court is whether entities conducting nonjudicial foreclosure proceedings are subject to the requirements of the Fair


New York Passes Law Addressing Collection of Decedents’ Debts
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • January 7 2019

On Dec. 28, 2018, New York Senate Bill 3491 was signed into law and will become effective March 29, 2019. The legislation, in its final form, simply


Debt Collector Wins Summary Judgment in FDCPA Account Balance Case
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2019

The Northern District of Illinois recently granted summary judgment in favor of a debt collector in Trischler v. MRS BPO LLC, holding that collection


CFPB 2018 Year in Review, and What to Expect in 2019
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • January 3 2019

In November 2017, Obama appointee Richard Cordray announced that he was stepping down as director of the CFPB


District Court Rules in Favor of Debt Collector in Lawsuit Alleging It Did Not Name Creditor in Collection Letter
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • January 2 2019

On December 17, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York ruled in favor of a debt collector in Taubenfliegel v. Miller &


Court Denies Class Certification Due to Lack of Adequacy of Class Representative Who Did Not Know Why He Filed a Lawsuit
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • December 31 2018

The United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois recently denied a plaintiff’s motion for class certification on a Fair Debt