Complimentary Webinar: August 22, 2019, from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Over the past year, several states have passed legislation aiming to regulate the student loan servicing industry due to a perceived failure by the federal government to more heavily regulate it nationwide.

Troutman Sanders attorneys have ample experience defending against laws and regulations similar

On August 8, 2019, in Lavallee v. Med-1 Solutions, LLC, No. 17-3244 (7th Cir. 2019), the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a debt collector’s argument that its email, which contained only a “secure message” hyperlink, was a “communication” under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) because the email did not convey any

On August 6, 2019, Troutman Sanders attorneys, Virginia Flynn and Chad Fuller, will lead a webinar by Federal Bar Association entitled, “Unsolicited Calls or Text Messages: TCPA Litigation–What Attorneys Need to Know.” The webinar will begin at 1:00 p.m. Eastern and the run time is two hours.  

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), a

On June 14, an Eastern District of North Carolina judge issued the first opinion within the Fourth Circuit addressing the impact of ACA International on the definition of an automatic telephone dialing system, or “ATDS.” In Snow v. GE, Judge Flanagan dismissed plaintiff Marian Snow’s complaint because she failed to allege facts “permitting an

The Eleventh Circuit’s most recent decision regarding Regulation X, 12 C.F.R. § 1024.1, et seq., of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (“RESPA”), 12 U.S.C. § 2601, et seq., will come as a relief to mortgage lenders and borrowers alike—although not to the individual plaintiff in Landau v. RoundPoint Mortgage Servicing Corp.

On June 20, the Supreme Court issued an uneventful opinion in the highly anticipated case PDR Network LLC, et al. v. Carlton & Harris Chiropractic, No. 17-1705.  The case, which we discussed in depth here, was primed to give TCPA litigants much-needed guidance regarding the impact of Federal Communications Commission rules and regulations

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

What CCPA Means to Security Leaders

Troutman Sanders attorney, Sadia Mirza was interviewed on the Impact of Emerging Privacy Legislation by ISMG.

Below are a few of Sadia’s comments from the interview:

“2018 was a huge year for privacy,” Mirza says. “It’s important to follow what’s going on in California right now because it’s going

In Tyler v. Mirand Response Systems, Inc., the Southern District of Texas recently granted summary judgment in favor of a debt collector in a claim brought under § 1692d(5) of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

Plaintiff Nina Tyler had become indebted to her bank, and the debt was transferred to Mirand Response Systems, Inc.

On May 28, the Third Circuit in Robert W. Mauthe, M.D., P.C. v. Optum Inc. et al. issued a precedential ruling that an unsolicited information request sent by fax is not a prohibited advertisement under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, even when it has a commercial purpose. In so ruling, the three-judge panel affirmed a