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California was the first state to enact a comprehensive state privacy bill with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA). Although the CCPA went into effect on January 1, 2020, it was significantly overhauled during California’s November 2020 General Election, when the California Privacy

On May 11, the Senate voted 51-50 to confirm Alvaro Bedoya as a member of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), requiring Vice President Kamala Harris to cast the tie-breaking vote. Bedoya gives Democrats a 3-2 majority at the consumer protection agency.

Bedoya’s confirmation was not a sure thing. Republicans held up his nomination for eight

In our inaugural episode, Troutman Pepper Consumer Financial Services Partner Chris Willis welcomes fellow CFS Partner Lori Sommerfield in a discussion on the U.S. Department of Justice’s recent guidance on website accessibility for state and local governments and for public accommodations under Titles II and III of the Americans with Disabilities Act. A seasoned consumer

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Presented by Pro Bono Institute (PBI) and its Corporate Pro Bono (CPBO) project, and Troutman Pepper, in conjunction with Financial Institution Pro Bono Day 2022.

In-house counsel at financial institutions subject to the requirements of the Community Reinvestment Act (“CRA”) will learn how the provision of

On May 6, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau) released its Fair Lending Report for 2021. As in 2020’s report, published last year, the CFPB shows that its focus remains on what it characterizes as “financial inclusion, racial and economic equity, and fair competition”:

“As part of the prioritization process, the CFPB

On May 3, the New York State Senate passed S5473D (Bill), which will apply immediately in all actions “in which a final judgment of foreclosure and sale has not been enforced.” (See S5473D at Section 10.) This means that the new law applies retroactively, affecting future foreclosure actions and existing foreclosures, including those in

On May 3, Judge Grimm of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland issued a class certification decision in a consumer data breach multidistrict litigation case against an international hotel and resort management company, becoming one of the few district courts to certify Rule 23(b)(3) classes in this type of case. The litigation

Like most industries today, Consumer Finance Services businesses continue to be significantly impacted by COVID-19. To help you keep abreast of relevant activities, below find a breakdown of some of the biggest legislative and regulatory events at the federal and state levels to impact the Consumer Finance Services industry this past week:

Federal Activities

State

On April 7, the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau) filed an amicus brief in an appeal, pending before the Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in which the Bureau argued that the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) does not exempt furnishers from investigating disputes based on legal questions as opposed to factual