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FTC Announces Technology Task Force With Broad Investigative And Enforcement Powers
On February 26, 2019, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced the formation of the Technology Task Force, which will target any anticompetitive conduct in the technology sector.
United States
25 Mar 2019
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Prospect For Innovation Or Dust From The Litterbox? The Public Sifts Through Product Sandbox
A catastrophic end to consumer protection to some, and a long overdue attempt to reconcile law with technology to others, former CFPB Acting Director Mick Mulvaney's parting gift stirred up the financial services industry.
United States
18 Mar 2019
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California Regulator Focuses On Small Balance Consumer Lenders (And Indirectly On Online Lead Generators)
The California Department of Business Oversight (DBO) is focusing its attention on lenders offering triple-digit APR small-dollar loans.
United States
18 Oct 2018
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Electronic Discovery & Information Governance - Tip Of The Month: The California Consumer Privacy Act: Possible E-Discovery Implications
You're the director of E-discovery Services at a major social networking company. The company's headquarters and main development facilities are in Santa Clara County, California, but its servers...
United States
4 Oct 2018
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New York Revives Rescinded Fair Lending Policy On Indirect Auto Lending
The recent rollback of Obama-era fair lending enforcement does not mean that fair lending risk has disappeared.
United States
12 Sep 2018
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BCFP's Latest Supervisory Highlights
The Summer 2018 edition of Supervisory Highlights –the first one the BCFP has issued under Mick Mulvaney's leadership – is much the same as previous editions.
United States
12 Sep 2018
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New California Consumer Privacy Act Increases The Risk Of Additional Data Breach Class Actions
The California legislature made headlines on June 28 when it passed—and the Governor signed—AB 375, a sweeping new data privacy bill known as the "California Consumer Privacy Act."
United States
24 Jul 2018
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U.S. House Passes Bills That Would Change the Standards for Federal Class Actions and Fraudulent Joinder
The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed two bills that would reform the standards for bringing federal class actions and raise the bar for keeping lawsuits in state courts.
United States
13 Mar 2017
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A Dozen Tips For Less Stress During The License Renewal Season
It's fall, Halloween is over, and the scary clowns (other than those vying for political office) will recede into the forests next to small communities. Now it's time to look forward.
United States
7 Nov 2016
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Florida Supreme Court Holds that Each Default Resets the Statute of Limitations for Filing a Foreclosure Complaint
On November 3, in a case that was closely watched by industry participants, the Florida Supreme Court held that a mortgagor's default that occurs after the dismissal of a prior foreclosure action in which the loan payments were accelerated
United States
5 Nov 2016
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Ninth Circuit Rejects CFPB Amicus Position As Unpersuasive
On October 19, a divided Ninth Circuit ruled that a trustee of a deed of trust who takes action to initiate non-judicial foreclosure is not a "debt collector" under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). See Ho v. ReconTrust Co., NA, No., 10-56884 (9th Cir. Oct. 19, 2016).
United States
24 Oct 2016
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D.C. Circuit Weighing FCC's Controversial 2015 TCPA Declaratory Ruling
Today, a panel of the D.C. Circuit—composed of Judges Srinivasan and Pillard and Senior Judge Edwards—heard argument in ACA International v. FCC.
United States
19 Oct 2016
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A Debt Collection Overhaul Is Upon Us: The CFPB's Proposals Offer A Sign of What's To Come
Nearly three years after releasing its Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on debt collection practices, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has finally offered some insight on its plans for issuing rules under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
United States
9 Aug 2016
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CFPB Finalizes Servicing Rule Revisions
Today the CFPB finalized the final mortgage servicing rules update that it proposed at the end of 2014.
United States
4 Aug 2016
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Federal Jury Finds Bank Liable For Reverse Redlining
On June 27, 2016, a New York federal jury found that a bank and its affiliated mortgage company violated the Fair Housing Act, the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, and the New York City Human Rights Law.
United States
19 Jul 2016
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Mystery Shopping Revelations: CFPB, DOJ, Bring Action Against Regional Bank For Discriminatory Lending Practices Confirmed By Testers*
On June 29, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) jointly filed a complaint against a regional bank alleging that the bank discriminated...
United States
11 Jul 2016
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US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Upholds FTC's Authority to Regulate Cybersecurity in FTC v. Wyndham Worldwide Corp.
On August 24, 2015, the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit released its opinion in the closely watched case of Federal Trade Commission v. Wyndham Worldwide Corp., ..
United States
25 Aug 2015
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FCC Expands Potential Liability Under The Telephone Consumer Protection Act For Business-to-Customer Calls And Text Messages
"This Order will make abuse of the TCPA much, much easier. And the primary beneficiaries will be trial lawyers, not the American public."
United States
29 Jul 2015
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The US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s "Abusive" Standard — Early Lessons
The Dodd-Frank Act granted the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau the authority to combat "unfair, deceptive, or abusive" practices in the consumer finance industry.
United States
16 Feb 2015
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"Food Court" Rejects Class Action Alleging That Fruit Newtons Labels Are Misleading
A discussion which focuses on the fruit Newtons drew the ire of plaintiff Monique Manchouck, who filed a false advertising class action in the Northern District of California,which has become known as the nation's "Food Court", against the makers of the cookies.
United States
11 Oct 2013
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