Archive for January 2014

Looking Back at 2013

2013 brought some significant developments to consumer financial services law. It began early with a favorable Fair Debt Collection Practices Act decision from the U.S. Supreme Court, followed by several interesting Telephone Consumer Protection Act decisions. But what really set the year apart was the activity we saw from federal regulators. Here’s my list of

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CFPB Extends ANPR Comment Period to February 28

The comment period for the Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking concerning the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act has been extended to February 28. Several organizations, including the National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys, had made requests for the extension. We will be presenting a free webinar on the “Repositories” questions posed in the ANPR on

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ABA’s CFSC Meeting to Feature CFPB, FTC, Consumer Attorneys

I’ll be heading to Park City, Utah this weekend for the Winter Meeting of the American Bar Association’s Consumer Financial Services Committee. The focus of the CFSC is on all things in consumer financial services law — payment systems, deposit accounts, fair lending and yes, debt collection. This meeting is going to feature several panel

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