On July 1, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau) released a FCRA Tenant Screening Enforcement Compliance Bulletin, outlining its enforcement focus areas as the country transitions to a post-pandemic rental market. The Bureau states that it “intends to look carefully at the accuracy and dispute-handling practices of [consumer reporting agencies “CRAs”] that

Today, the Supreme Court issued its opinion in TransUnion LLC v. Ramirez, holding that a concrete injury requires more than the existence of a risk of harm that never materializes. Accordingly, the vast majority of the absent class members who could not prove that allegedly inaccurate credit reports were disseminated to any third party

February 11, 2021
11:00am – 12:00pm ET

Presented by the ABA Section of Litigation Consumer Litigation Committee, David Anthony and colleagues discussed the significant developments in Fair Credit Reporting Act litigation from 2020, with a particular focus on cases that involve class action issues. Panel discussion topics included standing to bring claims under the FCRA,

February 17, 2021
3:00 – 4:00 pm ET

FCRA litigation continues to increase. 2020 was a busy year, and 2021 seems poised for a further increase in litigation and regulatory actions. Please join us for a complimentary webinar to discuss the significant FCRA cases from 2020 and what is on the horizon for 2021. Topics

On June 29, 2020, the United State House of Representatives passed the Protecting Your Credit Act of 2020, H.R. 5332. The purpose of the bill is to “ensure that consumer reporting agencies are providing fair and accurate information reporting in consumer reports” by amending certain provisions of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”).

If the

Troutman Pepper attorneys David Anthony, Timothy St. George, and Cindy Hanson will be presenting during the PBSA Annual Conference on September 14, 2020 from 12:15 – 12:45pm. The webinar is titled, “Five Key Lessons for Defending FCRA Class Action Lawsuits.”

Companies in the background screening industry face legal risks under the Fair Credit

We are please to announce that Troutman Sanders attorney, David Anthony, will present during the Litigation Section of the American Bar Association’s webinar, “Consumer Financial Protection Challenges Amid COVID-19,”  on June 3, 2020 at 2:00 pm EDT.

Millions of consumers are suffering negative financial consequences because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Federal, state and local

The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently issued two decisions regarding requirements under the Fair Credit Reporting Act for employers who wish to run background checks on potential or current employees. These decisions should prompt employers to take a look at their current background check disclosure and authorization forms to assess

COVID-19 has forced us to ask novel questions generally and look for stay-at-home order workarounds. Compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) is no different. One of the many questions that has arisen relates to the reinvestigation of disputed court records. How can this be done with limited access to court records? What should

We are pleased to announce that Troutman Sanders attorney, David Anthony, will be presenting during the CDIA Law & Industry Conference in Washington, DC on June 17, 2020. David will be a presenting on the panel, “The Changing Dynamics of Litigation & Enforcement.”

This panel will explore leading FCRA developments, including key litigation and