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Ballard Spahr LLP | USA | 10 Apr 2013

FTC sends FCRA warning to providers of rental histories

The Federal Trade Commission continues to keep Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) enforcement at the forefront of its activities, as shown by its

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Ballard Spahr LLP | USA | 29 Mar 2013

CFPB expands public consumer complaint database

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has expanded its public Consumer Complaint Database to include complaints about mortgages, bank deposit

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Ballard Spahr LLP | USA | 26 Mar 2013

CFPB issues second annual report on FDCPA activities

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's second annual report to Congress on enforcement of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) confirms

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Ballard Spahr LLP | USA | 18 Mar 2013

CFPB issues proposal to supervise student loan servicers

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has issued a proposal to supervise nonbank servicers of private and federal student loans who qualify as

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Ballard Spahr LLP | USA | 5 Mar 2013

FTC issues 2012 complaints report

The Federal Trade Commission received more than 2 million consumer complaints in 2012, according to its newly released Consumer Sentinel Network Data

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Ballard Spahr LLP | USA | 12 Feb 2013

HUD issues final ‘discriminatory effects’ rule

The Department of Housing and Urban Development has issued a final rule that provides that if a practice has a "discriminatory effect," HUD or a

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Ballard Spahr LLP | USA | 28 Jan 2013

D.C. Circuit NLRB decision casts doubt on validity of Cordray appointment

The validity of President Obama's January 2012 recess appointment of Richard Cordray as Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is now

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Ballard Spahr LLP | USA | 28 Jan 2013

Settlement of Michigan lending discrimination lawsuit underscores regulatory focus on equal access to credit

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has reached a settlement with Community Bank of St. Charles, Michigan, in a federal lending discrimination

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Ballard Spahr LLP | USA | 23 Jan 2013

Mortgage foreclosure is debt collection under the FDCPA, Sixth Circuit holds

Lawyers whose principal business is mortgage foreclosure or who regularly handle mortgage foreclosures are "debt collectors" subject to the Fair Debt

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Ballard Spahr LLP | USA | 13 Dec 2012

Congress passes legislation to fix CFPB privilege waiver problem

The U.S. Senate, by unanimous consent, has passed a bill (H.R. 4014) that amends the Federal Deposit Insurance Act to provide protection against waiver of the attorney-client privilege when privileged information is shared with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) or by the CFPB with other federal agencies.

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