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Tony counsels financial services providers on compliance issues, including military lending laws, defends clients facing government investigations, examinations and enforcement actions, and defends individual and class action lawsuits brought by consumers. Clients appreciate Tony’s collaborative, common-sense and cost-effective approach to evaluating and solving problems.

Please join Consumer Financial Services Partner Chris Willis and his guest and fellow Partner Tony Kaye for this latest podcast episode as they discuss the Military Lending Act and the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, including the differences between the two, their state analogues, and several key issues in the consumer finance industry surrounding servicemembers.

Consumer Financial Services Partner Tony Kaye counsels financial services providers on compliance issues, including military lending laws; defends clients facing government investigations, examinations, and enforcement actions; and defends individual and class-action lawsuits brought by consumers.

Continue Reading Military Lending Act and Servicemembers Civil Relief Act Overview

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) highlighted their efforts to aggressively enforce provisions of the Military Lending Act (MLA) in a recently issued press release and testimony before Congress. The FTC — along with 18 states — announced it had brought its first-ever case, alleging violations of the

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Office of Servicemember Affairs released its annual report, detailing over 17,000 complaints filed by servicemembers, veterans, and their families in 2021. The largest number of complaints concerned incorrect information on credit reports; closely related to the first complaint was the failure of credit reporting agencies to swiftly and

In a recent post, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) discussed its ongoing efforts to investigate and curtail alleged abuses of the military allotment system by lenders. The military allotment system is a servicemember benefit dating from the Civil War, which allows servicemembers to automatically pay certain expenses directly from their pay. The importance

Troutman Pepper announced today that a nationally recognized consumer financial services group has joined the firm from Ballard Spahr in Atlanta, New York, Philadelphia, and Salt Lake City. The industry-leading group includes partners Christopher J. Willis, Mark J. Furletti, Jeremy T. Rosenblum, Stefanie H. Jackman, James Kim, Jason M. Cover