NAVIENT USES SEILA LAW RULING AS GROUNDS TO DISMISS CFPB LAWSUIT
- In what might be the first case to make the argument, Navient has asked a federal judge in Pennsylvania to grant its request for a motion for judgment on the pleadings in a lawsuit fled by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau against the student loan servicing giant because of the Supreme Court’s decision that the leadership structure of the regulator is unconstitutional.
THE TAXMAN COMETH THIS WEEK
- Perhaps lost in the clamor of setting up employees to work remotely at the outset of the coronavirus pandemic was the fact that the deadline to file federal income tax returns was delayed from April 15 to July 15. What should not be lost on anyone is that July 15 is just two days away.
CALIF. LEGISLATURE WORKING ON ROBOCALL BILL THAT GOES BEYOND TCPA
- The California legislature is considering a bill that would restrict the definition of an automated telephone dialing system and give individuals more power to revoke consent to be contacted beyond what currently exists in the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
CFPB RELEASES REPORT ON DEBT SETTLEMENT, CREDIT COUNSELING TRENDS
- The gap between the number of accounts that have been placed with a collection agency and the number of individuals who have engaged with a credit counseling service has increased during the past few years, while the gap between the number of accounts that have been placed with a collection agency and the number of individuals who have engaged with a debt settlement company has narrowed considerably, according to data released on Friday by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
READ EXPERT PERSPECTIVES ON TRENDING COMPLIANCE TOPICS
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