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Ashley is a partner in the firm’s Regulatory Investigations, Strategy + Enforcement (RISE) Practice Group, and focuses primarily on federal and state government regulatory and enforcement matters involving state attorneys general, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). He serves as a member of the firm’s Policy and Partner Compensation committees.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and SettleIt, Inc., an online debt-settlement company, have agreed to settle “abusiveness” claims for $1.4 million.

In an April 13 complaint filed in a California federal court, the CFPB detailed SettleIt’s business practices and alleged SettleIt concealed information from its customers. SettleIt negotiates with creditors to reduce and settle

We have long predicted that just as other states followed California in passing breach notification laws, states would follow in California’s footsteps in regulating information privacy practices with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), which was later amended by the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020 (CPRA).[1] The Virginia state legislature recently

Troutman Pepper attorneys’ David Anthony, Ashley Taylor, Alan Wingfield, Dascher Pasco, Leah Tedford, joined by other consumer financial services experts co-authored the American Bar Association Business Law Section book, “Consumer Finance Law: Understanding Consumer Financial Services Regulations.”

This new book is designed to help lawyers meet the challenges and opportunities resulting from the regulatory

2020 was a transformative year for the consumer financial services world. As we navigate an unprecedented volume of industry regulation, Troutman Pepper is uniquely positioned to help its clients find successful resolutions and stay ahead of the compliance curve.

In this report, we share developments in 2020 on consumer class actions, background screening, bankruptcy,

On February 22, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), joined by the attorneys general for Virginia, Massachusetts, and New York (States), filed suit against Libre by Nexus, Inc. (Libre). The suit alleges that Libre, an immigration bond services business, engaged in deceptive and abusive acts or practices in connection with its offer of credit to

Bob Ferguson, the attorney general of Washington, has released his 2021 legislative agenda. The requested legislation includes a bill that would self-impose notice requirements to Washington tribes before initiating a project or program that would implicate tribal rights. The legislation “requires that the Attorney General obtain free, prior, and informed consent before initiating programs or

On January 5, Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring announced the creation of a new Office of Civil Rights, which will expand and replace the existing Division of Human Rights within the office of the attorney general. The new division is a prime example of state regulators’ expanded scrutiny of workplace activities occurring nationwide,

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) will soon fall under the leadership of an aggressive consumer advocate. On January 18, President-elect Joe Biden announced that he will nominate current Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Commissioner Rohit Chopra to be the next director of the agency.

A CFPB veteran, Chopra holds a B.A. from Harvard and an

Do you want a simple way to keep current on important privacy changes? Avoid sleepless nights wondering whether you missed a privacy speed bump or pothole between annual updates? Worry no longer. Troutman Pepper is pleased to offer More Privacy Please, a monthly newsletter recapping significant industry and legal developments, as well as trends

Date: November 17, 2020

Time: 2-3pm ET

In this TPPPA webinar, Troutman Pepper attorneys, Ashley Taylor, Ron Raether, Sharon Klein, and Alex Nisenbaum will provide you with some key strategies to comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). They will discuss potential areas of regulatory enforcement, and practical takeaways that can be