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Jonathan Floyd represents clients in various state and federal venues, including New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin, and handles arbitrations arising under the Federal Arbitration Act.

As we previously discussed here, in March 2022, the D.C. Council of the District of Columbia Committee of the Whole met in a full hearing, in part to hear amendments introduced to B24-0357, known as the Protecting Consumers From Unjust Debt Collection Practices Amendment Act (Act). The Act contains a host of new and

Please join Consumer Financial Services Partner Stefanie Jackman and her guests and colleagues James Trefil and Jonathan Floyd in the fourth and final episode of a special four-part series on recent developments at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. In this episode, topics include debt collection and convenience fees, trends in Regulation F litigation, and predictions

In a much anticipated decision released September 8, an en banc panel of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the district court’s decision that a debt collector’s outsourcing of its letter process to a third-party mail vendor violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act’s (FDCPA) prohibition on third-party disclosure and ruled that plaintiff Hunstein

On April 28, U.S. District for the Southern District of New York Judge Mary Kay Vyskocil issued an order, enjoining three named sheriffs in New York from enforcing the recently enacted New York Fair Consumer Judgment Interest Act (Act) on a retroactive basis and directs the plaintiffs to deliver notice of the same to

Wednesday, March 9 • 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. ET

Please join us on March 9 for a complimentary webinar to discuss how Regulation F represents a sea of change to how consumer and debt collectors will approach lawsuits brought under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. This webinar will explore the new safe harbors and

On February 22, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals held oral argument in Hunstein v. Preferred Collection and Management Services Inc. (Case Number 19-14434). Almost a year ago, on April 21, 2021, the Court of Appeals issued the original Hunstein v. Preferred Collection and Management Services Inc. opinion, which held that (1) a consumer

The Eastern District of Pennsylvania is the most recent federal district court to adopt Hunstein v. Preferred Collection and Mgmt. Svcs., Inc., 17 F.4th 1016 (11th Cir. 2021) by holding that the transmission of information to a vendor was a “communication” to a “person,” satisfying the “in connection with the collection of any debt”

2021 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 curve.

In this report, we share developments on auto finance, background screening, bankruptcy, consumer class actions, consumer

On October 30, 2020, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or the Bureau) released its long-awaited final debt collection rule — also known as Regulation F. The Bureau supplemented the rule on December 18, 2020 and both parts were adopted pursuant to the Bureau’s authority under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).

On April

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,