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Jonathan Kenney is an associate in the firm’s Financial Services Litigation practice, with a focus on representation of national clients in federal and state court. Jonathan’s principal areas of practice include class action litigation, consumer law, business disputes and commercial litigation. Jonathan has particular expertise in defending financial services companies in litigation under various federal statutes and regulations, including the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), and the Truth-in-Lending Act (TILA) and Regulation Z (Reg Z).

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

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,

This month a Pennsylvania district court judge granted summary judgment in favor of a defendant accused of violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, finding that despite the fact that the defendant used a predictive dialer, that dialer was not an automated telephone dialing system, or “ATDS,” as required to establish liability.

In Smith v. Navient

In its Spring 2019 publication Semiannual Risk Perspective, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency highlights financial innovation and rapid technological developments as a special topic in emerging risks to the banking industry. The OCC’s report zeroes in on the various approaches to innovation that federal banks have adopted, including the

In a move that some consumer advocates worry will erode the notoriously stringent requirements of the California Consumer Privacy Act, the California state legislature’s Privacy and Consumer Protection Committee held a hearing this week where it advanced five different bills that amend and potentially weaken the statute. The bills advanced include the following:

In the amorphous landscape of Telephone Consumer Protection Act jurisprudence, the lack of uniformity, consistency, and predictability has created legal hurdles for businesses and entities whose success in TCPA litigation depends largely on the jurisdiction in which they find themselves.  Despite multiple attempts by the FCC to clarify the law, many questions remain. The most

Student loan debt in the United States has reached over $1.53 trillion – a figure the Federal Reserve suggested is discouraging young people from buying homes. While that number continues to rise, some in Congress have taken notice of its consequences and seek to implement changes in repayment options to provide desperately needed

Nearly every American with a cellphone has had it happen to them. You receive a call from an unknown number with an automated message pitching refinance options for the loan you don’t have, or consolidation options for the student loan you already paid off.

In a new report released by Hiya, a Seattle-based spam-monitoring service,

2018 was a busy year in the consumer financial services world. As we navigate the continuing heavy volume of regulatory change and forthcoming developments from the Trump administration, Troutman Sanders is uniquely positioned to help its clients successfully resolve problems and stay ahead of the compliance curve.  

In this report, we share developments on