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Posts tagged as “Debt Collection”

3rd Cir. Grants Motion to Compel Arbitration in Case Where Validity of Assignment of Contract is at Issue

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recently confirmed that parties may contractually delegate questions of arbitrability to the arbitrator and reversed a District Court’s order denying a debt buyer's motion to compel arbitration when there was a question about the validity of assignment of the underlying contract.

2nd Cir. Rejects Standing, Conflict of Interest, Service Award, and Other Objections to Class Settlement Against Student Loan Servicer

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit recently affirmed a trial court’s certification and approval of a class settlement involving claims by student loan borrowers against their loan servicer.

Federal Court Holds a Constable Qualifies as a ‘Debt Collector’ Under FDCPA and a ‘Creditor’ Under Massachusetts Law

The U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts recently denied a motion to dismiss FDCPA and Mass. Gen. Law. Ch. 93 and 93A claims, holding that a constable qualifies as a “debt collector” under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and a “creditor” under Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 93.