9 Cited authorities

  1. Section 1 - "Maritime transactions" and "commerce" defined; exceptions to operation of title

    9 U.S.C. § 1   Cited 11,617 times   199 Legal Analyses
    Defining the word "commerce" in the language of the Commerce Clause itself
  2. Section 1681 - Congressional findings and statement of purpose

    15 U.S.C. § 1681   Cited 6,105 times   189 Legal Analyses
    Recognizing the need to protect "the consumer's right to privacy"
  3. Section 85 - Rate of interest on loans, discounts and purchases

    12 U.S.C. § 85   Cited 589 times   48 Legal Analyses
    In § 85, the term "interest" is not used in contradistinction to "penalty," and there is no reason why it cannot include interest charges imposed for that purpose.
  4. Section 1785.3 - Definitions

    Cal. Civ. Code § 1785.3   Cited 44 times
    Defining "consumer credit report" as "any . . . communication of any information by a consumer credit reporting agency bearing on a consumer's credit worthiness, credit standing, or credit capacity"
  5. Section 987 - Terms of consumer credit extended to members and dependents: limitations

    10 U.S.C. § 987   Cited 23 times   26 Legal Analyses

    (a) INTEREST.-A creditor who extends consumer credit to a covered member of the armed forces or a dependent of such a member shall not require the member or dependent to pay interest with respect to the extension of such credit, except as- (1) agreed to under the terms of the credit agreement or promissory note; (2) authorized by applicable State or Federal law; and (3) not specifically prohibited by this section. (b) ANNUAL PERCENTAGE RATE.-A creditor described in subsection (a) may not impose an

  6. Section 1788.52 - Information or documents required for debt buyer to attempt to collect debt

    Cal. Civ. Code § 1788.52   Cited 8 times   1 Legal Analyses

    (a) A debt buyer shall not make any written statement to a debtor in an attempt to collect a consumer debt unless the debt buyer possesses the following information: (1) That the debt buyer is the sole owner of the debt at issue or has authority to assert the rights of all owners of the debt. (2) The debt balance at charge off and an explanation of the amount, nature, and reason for all post-charge-off interest and fees, if any, imposed by the charge-off creditor or any subsequent purchasers of the

  7. Section 232.3 - Definitions

    32 C.F.R. § 232.3   Cited 11 times   7 Legal Analyses
    Defining "consumer credit" as "credit offered or extended to a covered borrower primarily for personal, family, or household purposes, and that is: subject to a finance charge; or payable by a written agreement in more than four installments."
  8. Section 232.8 - Limitations

    32 C.F.R. § 232.8   Cited 3 times   5 Legal Analyses

    Title 10 U.S.C. 987 makes it unlawful for any creditor to extend consumer credit to a covered borrower with respect to which: (a) The creditor rolls over, renews, repays, refinances, or consolidates any consumer credit extended to the covered borrower by the same creditor with the proceeds of other consumer credit extended by that creditor to the same covered borrower. This paragraph shall not apply to a transaction when the same creditor extends consumer credit to a covered borrower to refinance

  9. Section 1026.46 - Special disclosure requirements for private education loans

    12 C.F.R. § 1026.46   Cited 1 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Defining “private education loan” to be an extension of credit issued by a private education lender expressly for postsecondary educational expenses, but not including open-end credit plans