On March 2, Rep. Madeleine Dean (D-PA) introduced a bill, the Fair Debt Collection Practices for Servicemembers Act (H.R. 1491), proposing to amend two sections of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA or the Act) — namely Section 805 of the FDCPA (15 U.S.C. § 1692c) and Section 808 of the FDCPA (15 U.S.C.
U.S. District Court Invalidates Two Provisions of the CFPB’s Prepaid Rule: The Disclosure Clauses and the Thirty-Day Credit Linking Restriction
On December 30, 2020, Judge Richard J. Leon on the United States District Court for the District of Columbia entered an Order in PayPal, Inc. v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, et al., No. 19-3700-RJL, 2020 WL 7773392 (D.D.C. Dec. 30, 2020) invalidating two provisions of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“the CFPB” or “Bureau”)’s “Prepaid…
SURPRISE! Along with COVID Relief, Congress Delivers Long-Anticipated Changes to Medical Billing with the “No Surprises Act”
By Barak Bassman, Virginia Bell Flynn, Chad R. Fuller, Leah Katz, Sara Richman, Massie P. Cooper & Vincent Shin on
Posted in All Entries, COVID-19, Featured Posts
On December 21, Congress passed the $900 billion spending and COVID-19 relief package — the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (CAA) — which President Trump signed on December 27. Although the CAA’s monetary relief provisions aimed at helping individuals and small businesses stave off the financial strain of the COVID pandemic have taken center stage, the…