On May 30, 2019, the Second Circuit issued its decision in Kidd v. Thomson Reuters Corporation, affirming the district court’s order granting summary judgment in favor of Thomson Reuters and defining what is required to qualify as a “consumer reporting agency” (“CRA”) covered by the Fair Credit Reporting Agency, 15 U.S.C. § 1681, et

In a 2-1 decision, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held the seven-year period for reporting adverse items under § 1681c(a)(5) of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) runs from the “date of entry” of an item and not the “date of disposition.” This case offers a detailed analysis of how

Requiring an employee or consumer to submit any dispute to binding arbitration as a condition of employment or purchase of a product or service is commonly referred to as “forced arbitration.”  Many times, the employee or consumer is required to waive their right to sue or to participate in a class action lawsuit.  Critics argue