On October 11, California Governor Newsom signed five amendments into law that modify the text of the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”). These amendments were signed just one day after California Attorney General, Xavier Becerra, released the draft of the proposed regulations to the CCPA, a summary of which can be found here

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which takes effect January 1, 2020, aims to provide California residents with greater transparency and control over how businesses collect and use their personal information. Organizations have been waiting for the California Attorney General (AG), Xavier Becerra, to adopt regulations to clarify and further the purpose and intent of

Scott Kelly, an associate in Troutman Sanders’ Consumer Financial Services practice, has been selected as one of Virginia Lawyers Media’s Up & Coming Lawyers for 2019. The “Up & Coming Lawyers” awards program, now in its fourth year, recognizes lawyers across the commonwealth who are making their mark within their first 10 years of practice.

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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