We are pleased to announce that Troutman Sanders attorney John Lynch will be presenting during the American Conference Institutes’ Residential Mortgage Regulatory Enforcement & Litigation Forum at the Omni Dallas hotel Park West. The forum will focus on expert strategies for navigating through mortgage obstacle and challenges, litigation and economic efficiencies in the consumer financial…

We are pleased to announce that Troutman Sanders attorneys David Anthony, Cindy Hanson, Timothy St. George and Julie Hoffmeister will be presenting during the 2018 NAPBS Annual Conference Passport to the World CCN in Baltimore, Maryland. NAPBS wants to provide Legal and Compliance information to all members and non-members attending the conference. Cindy,…

We are pleased to announce that Troutman Sanders attorney Ron Raether will be presenting during the Ninth Annual National Institute on Consumer Financial Services Basics in Chicago. Ron will speak on a panel entitled, “Financial Privacy and Security,” on October 11th at 2:00 p.m. The conference will take place at the Wyndham Grand Chicago hotel.…

Virginia Lawyers Media, the publisher of Virginia Lawyers Weekly, announced yesterday the 2018 classes of “Leaders in the Law” and “Up & Coming Lawyers.”

“Leaders” defined through this process are recognized for changing the law, serving their community, changing practice and/or improving Virginia’s justice system, among other accomplishments. The “Up & Coming Lawyers” award program…

If a consumer signs a contract with a creditor in which the consumer consents to be called, can he or she later revoke that consent if they simply change their mind?  In a significant decision under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, a District Court in the Eleventh Circuit recently said they cannot.  A

Employers and consumer reporting agencies beware: a change to a commonly used form required by the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) becomes effective on September 21, 2018, and the price of non-compliance could be class action lawsuits.

On September 21, 2018, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act’s changes to the FCRA Summary

Clarity on Overlapping Background Check Laws in California

By Timothy St. George, David Anthony, Ronald Raether, Jonathan Yee and Sadia Mirza

On Aug. 20, 2018, the California Supreme Court issued its long-awaited order in Connor v. First Student Inc., finding the state’s Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act, or ICRAA, was not unconstitutionally vague as applied…

Increases Attorney Diversity by Broadening Candidate Pool

ATLANTA, August 22 – Troutman Sanders LLP is one of 41 law firms that have earned Mansfield Certification from Diversity Lab, the national incubator for innovative ideas and solutions to boost diversity and inclusion in law.

Law firms earning Mansfield Certification met or exceeded goals for law…

On August 16, seven Democrat senators proposed a bill (S.3351, named the “Medical Debt Relief Act of 2018”) to amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act and Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to cover certain provisions related to the collection of medical-related debt. The proposed act would institute a 180-day waiting period under the FCRA before…