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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,

On July 28, 2020, Troutman Pepper attorneys, Maryia Jones (Virginia Beach office) and Stephen J. Steinlight (New York – East Side office) will serve again on the faculty for their webinar series by Lorman Educational Services entitled, “Collection Disputes: A Good Defense Is the Best Offense.

The credit and collection industry remain under

Speakers:

James Stevens, Partner, Troutman Sanders
Richard Eckman, Of Counsel, Pepper Hamilton
Amy Williams, Partner, Troutman Sanders
Maryia Jones, Associate, Troutman Sanders
Richard Zack, Partner, Pepper Hamilton
Callan Stein, Partner, Pepper Hamilton

Join Troutman Sanders and Pepper Hamilton for a webinar on Friday, May 8, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) is the largest economic rescue measure in the history of the United States, making $2.2 trillion available to the public and businesses affected by the coronavirus (“COVID-19”) pandemic. Where there is money, there will be lawsuits by those who did not get it. A class

On April 22, 2020, Troutman Sanders attorneys, Maryia Jones and Stephen J. Steinlight, will serve again on the faculty for their webinar series by Lorman Educational Services entitled, “Collection Disputes: A Good Defense Is the Best Offense.”

The credit and collection industry remain under an increased scrutiny from regulators and legislators and

On Friday, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published a supplement to its Spring 2019 notice of proposed rulemaking on third-party debt collection. The proposed supplemental rule addresses the collection of time-barred debt, which is debt that has run past any applicable statute of limitations.

Specifically, the proposed supplemental rule requires debt collectors to make

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals upheld dismissal of a consumer’s claim that the phrase “current balance” in a collection letter obscured the static nature of her debt.

Plaintiff Patricia Ann Koehn alleged that the collection letter from defendant Delta Outsource Group, Inc. falsely implied that Koehn’s static debt was subject to interest and fees

The Second Circuit remains a hotbed for consumer claims under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act related to disclosures of interest and fees in collection letters. Plaintiffs bombard New York courts with these claims, forcing courts to meticulously review every possible disclosure of amounts due. While most of these claims ultimately fail on summary judgment,

On May 7, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released a 538-page Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (the Rule) that would update the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). The Rule would be the first major update to the FDCPA since its enactment in 1977 and gives much-needed clarification on the bounds of federally-regulated activities of

On July 24, 2019, and for the second time this year, Troutman Sanders attorneys, Maryia Jones and Stephen Steinlight, will lead a webinar by Lorman Educational Services entitled, “Collection Disputes: A Good Defense Is the Best Offense.”

The credit and collection industry remain under an increased scrutiny from regulators and a target of