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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,

Plaintiffs John Slomanski and Margaret Brusewitz brought an FDCPA class action, Slomanski and Brusewitz v. Alliance Collection Agencies, in the Eastern District of Wisconsin alleging that debt collection letters sent to them and other class members were misleading and violated §1692e of the FDCPA. They alleged that the letters were misleading because they listed

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) and the Federal Reserve Board (referred to as “the Agencies”) are soliciting comments on or by November 27, 2020, on a proposed rule that would significantly expand the “Recordkeeping Rule” and “Travel Rule” regulations under the Bank Secrecy Act. The purpose is to fight terrorism, narcotics trafficking, and other