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Supreme Court Rejects FDCPA Claim Based on Filing Time-Barred Bankruptcy Claim
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2017

This week, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in Midland Funding, LLC v. Johnson, 581 U.S. ___ (2017), holding that a debt collector


SCOTUS Grants Debt Collectors Limited Reprieve
  • McCarter & English LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2017

The United States Supreme Court recently held that the submission of a proof of claim in a Chapter 13 bankruptcy case for payment of a time-barred


The ABCs of Statutory Consumer Protection Liability
  • Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
  • USA
  • May 19 2017

The number of consumer claims filed since the Great Recession has skyrocketed. These claims include alleged violations of an “alphabet soup” of


Filing Stale Proof of Claim in Bankruptcy Does Not Violate the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2017

This decision is significant to debt collectors and debt buyers who, according to the dissent, “have ‘deluged’ the bankruptcy courts with claims ‘on


Investing in Vendor Claims against Stressed Retailers
  • Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2017

Twenty years of straight-line growth for e-commerce and online shopping has created fortunes for technology investors, savings for consumers and vast


Supreme Court: Filing a Proof of Claim on Time-Barred Debt Does Not Violate Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
  • Quarles & Brady LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2017

On May 15, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled (5-3) in favor of the debt collection industry, holding that the filing of a proof of claim against a


Supreme Court Holds That Filing of Time-Barred Bankruptcy Claim Does Not Violate FDCPA
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2017

On May 15, 2017, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in Midland Funding, LLC v. Johnson, 581 U.S. ___ (2017) in which it held that


U.S. Supreme Court Holds FDCPA Not Violated By Proof of Claim on Time-Barred Debt
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2017

In a 5-3 decision handed down on May 15, the Supreme Court of the United States held that the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) is


Chancery Court Permits Limited Partners’ Claims Against General Partners to Proceed Despite Ongoing Bankruptcy of the Partnership
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • May 11 2017

On a motion to “’confirm the trial schedule,’” Vice Chancellor Glasscock determined that actions brought by the limited partners of a partnership


The California Legislature Passes a Bill Limiting Design Professional Defense and Indemnity Obligations
  • Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani
  • USA
  • May 3 2017

On April 28, 2017, the California Legislature passed Senate Bill No. 496, which limits the defense and indemnity obligations of design professionals