With a hot national spotlight on issues of racial diversity, equality, and inclusion, the composition of corporate boards of directors is facing increased scrutiny from the American public, legislators and the plaintiffs’ bar. The plaintiffs’ bar fired their first shot in July 2020 with a shareholder derivative complaint against the board of a Fortune 100

Like most industries today, Consumer Finance Services businesses are being significantly impacted by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). In response, Troutman Pepper 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

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

Recently, the District Court of Kansas analyzed the definition of an automatic telephone dialing system (“ATDS”) under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) in Hampton v. Barclays Bank Del. The Court concluded the TCPA only applies to equipment that randomly or sequentially generates telephone numbers to be called and does not apply to dialers

The Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”) lawsuit finding Georgia’s six-month statute of limitations renewal statute did not apply to the FDCPA.

In Edwards v. Solomon & Solomon, Edwards filed a Complaint against Solomon and Solomon (“Solomon”), a third-party collection agency in

On September 17, a State of Washington federal judge granted Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser’s request in State of Washington v. Trump for a nationwide injunction, requiring the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) to stop and reverse operational changes that slowed down mail delivery on the grounds that these changes could potentially interfere with the

We are pleased to announce that Troutman Pepper attorney, John Lynch, will be presenting during the virtual MBA LIVE – Regulatory Compliance Conference 2020. John will be speaking on the FCRA Litigation Forum on November 9, 2020 from 2:00 – 2:25pm ET.

This conference addresses up-to-the-minute regulatory changes and developments that impact how mortgage companies

Like most industries today, Consumer Finance Services businesses are significantly impacted by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). In response, 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

Multiple consumer advocacy groups are demanding the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) rescind its April 1, 2020, credit reporting guidance regarding the investigation of error disputes vowed at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic.

In April, the CFPB said it would not hold companies to strict deadlines for investigating disputes that consumers have about information

In 2011 and 2013, Peri Domante’s personal information was stolen and fraudulently used to open two accounts with Dish Networks, LLC (“Dish”), a provider of television services. After being alerted to the fraud, Domante sued Dish for violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”).  The parties settled the lawsuit.  A part of the agreement,