On May 6, twenty-four state attorneys general led by Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey called for action from Congress, urging House of Representative and Senate leaders to come together to resolve the mounting issues with the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”). Against the backdrop of a record 33 million Americans filing for unemployment and daily news

Authors:
James W. Stevens, Partner, Troutman Sanders
Jeremy B. Tomes, Associate, Troutman Sanders
Mark Dabertin, Special Counsel, Pepper Hamilton
Richard Eckman, Of Counsel, Pepper Hamilton

On May 8th, the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) of the Small Business Administration (SBA) issued a report summarizing its review of the

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

We are please to announce that Troutman Sanders attorney, David Anthony, will present during AccountsRecovery.net’s webinar, “Understanding the AW Condition Code When Credit Reporting,”  on May 14, 2020 at 3:00 pm EDT. This webinar will feature a panel of compliance experts from across the credit and collection industry that will share their perspective about

On March 30, several financial service providers filed a petition with the Federal Communications Commission asking for clarification on the Telephone Consumer Protection Act’s emergency purposes exception in the context of the coronavirus (“COVID-19”). The comment period on that petition closed this week, with a further reply date of May 21, 2020. This follows the

On April 30, a group of senators announced their plan to introduce the “COVID-19 Consumer Data Protection Act” (the “Act”). The Act would cover the collection and use of personal geolocation, health, and proximity data, and provide measures to hold businesses accountable to consumers if they misappropriate personal data to fight the coronavirus

Speakers:

James Stevens, Partner, Troutman Sanders
Richard Eckman, Of Counsel, Pepper Hamilton
Amy Williams, Partner, Troutman Sanders
Maryia Jones, Associate, Troutman Sanders
Richard Zack, Partner, Pepper Hamilton
Callan Stein, Partner, Pepper Hamilton

Join Troutman Sanders and Pepper Hamilton for a webinar on Friday, May 8, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.

Can consumers sue the federal government and its agencies for violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act? As we previously have observed, the answer varies by circuit and even by district, but the Supreme Court of the United States has just officially declined to wade into the debate—at least for now.

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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