Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog – March in Review

04.20.17

Featured PostsTroutman Sanders Welcomes Amy Pritchard Williams DOJ Brief Opposing CFPB Brings More Uncertainty Federal Reserve Board Expands Financial Stability Presumption for Decisions on M&A Proposals under the Bank Holding Company Act Lawmakers in U.S. House of Representatives Considering Bill That Would Reform Class Action Litigation under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23 Debt Buyers & Collectors CFPB Sues Law Firms for Debt Relief Fees Disguised as Bankruptcy Fees High Call Volume Not Necessarily a Violation of FDCPA or Rosenthal Act Offshore Call Center Bill Reintroduced in Congress Maryland AG Announces Settlement with Debt Collection Firms Cyber Security, Information Governance & Privacy SuperAmerica Convenience Store Agrees to $3.5 Million TCPA Class Action Settlement TCPA Class Action Dismissed Based on Lack of Vicarious Liability TCPA Defendant Settles Class Claims on Individual Basis Following Counterclaims for Harassment and Racketeering Background Screening Kansas Federal Court Grants Partial Approval to Background Check Disclosure Class Action Settlement Improper Form of Background Check Disclosure Not Sufficient Injury for Standing Courts Approve $950,000 FCRA Class Action Settlement Against McDonald’s Court Rejects FCRA Background Check Settlement As Providing Insufficient Recovery For Class Members In Light Of Ninth Circuit Ruling Regulatory Virginia AG Reaches Settlement with Two Pawnbrokers Over Illegal Interest FTC Releases Annual Summary of Consumer Complaints Memorandum of Understanding Signals Continued Cooperation Consumer Protection Remains Stated Focus of Washington AG New York AG Announces Settlement with Freedom Stores NY AG Announces Settlement with Health App Developers Over Marketing and Privacy Practices Payment Processing & Credit Cards Republicans Move to Roll Back CFPB Prepaid Card Rules CFPB Asks FL District Court to Approve $107M Settlement CFPB Releases Monthly Report Highlighting Credit Card Complaints Credit Reporting & Data Brokers CFPB Indicates Online Complaint Portal Upgrades are Coming Court Preliminarily Approves $1.2M FACTA Class Action Settlement Against Microsoft Vague Allegations Of Actual Damages Insufficient To Withstand Motion To Dismiss On FCRA Negligence Claim

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