Wednesday, December 8 • 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. ET

Join us on Wednesday, December 8 as a panel of Troutman Pepper class-action litigators examine recent developments in class-action litigation and provide insights on what the future holds. The panel will dive into the major decisions rendered this year and explore ways for class-action practitioners and

Entities that collect Wisconsin residents’ personal information and are licensed, registered, or authorized (licensee) with the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance (commissioner) will have to abide by a new data security law (Wisconsin’s Insurance Data Security Law), which came into force on November 1. This bill had previously been introduced in the 2019-2020 legislative

Like most industries today, Consumer Finance Services businesses are being significantly impacted by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Troutman Pepper has developed a dedicated COVID-19 Resource Center to guide clients through this unprecedented global health challenge. We regularly update this site with COVID-19 news and developments, recommendations from leading health organizations, and tools that businesses can

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently released a “Serving Communities of Color” report that details fraud and consumer issues that have a disproportionately negative impact on communities of color. This report is the latest installment released by the FTC on the topic and follows prior initiatives, such as the 2014 “Every Community Initiative

On November 8, New York Governor Kathy Hochul signed into law the Consumer Credit Fairness Act (Act) (Legislation S.153/A.2382). The Act amends provisions of New York’s Civil Practice Law and Rules, commonly referred to as the CPLR, and the Judiciary Law to require original creditors and third-party debt collectors to include certain information and documents

Like most industries today, Consumer Finance Services businesses are being significantly impacted by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Troutman Pepper has developed a dedicated COVID-19 Resource Center to guide clients through this unprecedented global health challenge. We regularly update this site with COVID-19 news and developments, recommendations from leading health organizations, and tools that businesses can

On November 2, the House Financial Services Committee’s Task Force on Financial Technology held a hearing titled, “Buy Now, Pay More Later? Investigating Risks and Benefits of BNPL and Other Emerging Fintech Cash Flow Products.” For the hearing, the task force invited both consumer advocates and industry tradespeople to address several products, including buy now,

In Reddick v. Capouano, Beckman, Russell & Burnett LLC, the Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit recently affirmed defendant law firm Capouano, Beckman, Russell & Burnett LLC’s (Firm) motion for summary judgment involving an alleged violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). In its holding, the Eleventh Circuit found no violation

Last month, industry saw the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issue a number of compliance aids in anticipation of two CFPB Debt Collection Final Rules becoming effective on November 30. On October 1, the CFPB issued the Debt Collection Rule FAQs, which contained questions and answers pertaining to limited-content messages and telephone call

In Knight v. AR Res., Inc., a Third Circuit district court granted a defendant’s motion to dismiss a plaintiff’s first amended complaint in a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) case. In its holding, the court emphasized that where there are multiple interpretations of language in a collection letter, neither of which are inaccurate