Like most industries today, Consumer Finance Services businesses are being significantly impacted by the novel coronavirus (“COVID-19”). Troutman Sanders and Pepper Hamilton have developed a dedicated COVID-19 Resource Center to guide clients through this unprecedented global health challenge. We regularly update this site with COVID-19 news and developments, recommendations from leading health organizations, and tools

States nationwide facing the risks of the coronavirus (“COVID-19”) pandemic are attempting various approaches to fight the disease, such as through social distancing, use of facemasks, increased disinfection of surfaces, and contact tracing. Unfortunately, contact tracing appears to be an effective way not only to fight COVID-19, but also for scammers to steal personal information

Authors:
Ron Raether, Partner, Troutman Sanders
Wynter Deagle, Partner, Troutman Sanders
Sharon Klein, Partner, Pepper Hamilton
Alex Nisenbaum, Partner, Pepper Hamilton
Sadia Mirza, Associate, Troutman Sanders
Sam Hyams, Associate, Troutman Sanders

On June 24, 2020, the California Secretary of State released a memorandum (available here) stating that the

On June 23, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued an interim final rule (“IFR”) intended to make it easier for consumers to transition out of COVID-19-related financial hardship and easier for mortgage services to assist those consumers. The IFR will become effective on July 1, 2020.

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Virginia issued a moratorium on evictions in March that was extended earlier this month. Beginning June 29, pursuant to an order issued by the Supreme Court of Virginia on June 22, those eviction proceedings can resume.

However, opponents assert that thousands of families who are still facing financial difficulties

On June 1, the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) issued new guidance on how it evaluates corporate compliance programs when making corporate charging decisions. The additional guidance provides valuable insight into best practices when companies update their corporate compliance programs and paints a clear picture of the DOJ’s expectations regarding those programs.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a statement on June 3 relaxing the requirements for some electronic disclosures given for requests by consumers made via telephone for credit card plans. The CFPB acknowledged that credit card issuers are receiving more calls and may have limited staffing due to the pandemic. Many institutions are asking for

Like most industries today, Consumer Finance Services businesses are being significantly impacted by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Troutman Sanders and Pepper Hamilton have developed a dedicated COVID-19 Resource Center to guide clients through this unprecedented global health challenge. We regularly update this site with COVID-19 news and developments, recommendations from leading health organizations, and tools

Tuesday, June 30, 2020
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Experienced Troutman attorneys will take a close look at the nitty-gritty of the practical side of credit reporting during the COVID-19 pandemic and economic downturn. We will cover guidance from the Consumer Data Industry Association and very recent new guidance from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Yesterday, Troutman Sanders LLP’s Consumer Financial Services Law Monitor reported that AB-2501, a proposed bill allowing for homeowners to defer their mortgage payments for up to a year, failed to pass by a narrow margin. The bill’s author, Assembly Member Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara), quickly moved for reconsideration. However, as the Assembly has now entered