Daily Digest – July 17. Appeals Court Affirms MSJ in FDCPA Garnishment Case; FCC Adopts Robocall Safe Harbors

APPEALS COURT AFFIRMS MSJ IN FDCPA GARNISHMENT CASE

  • The company that an individual is employed with matters a lot when seeking to apply a garnishment order after the individual moves to other states, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in affirming a lower court’s summary judgment ruling in favor of a defendant that was sued for violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act because it applied a California garnishment order when the plaintiff moved to Indiana and Texas.

FCC ADOPTS ROBOCALL SAFE HARBORS, SEEKS COMMENT ON ADDITIONAL PROTECTIONS

  • The Federal Communications Commission has adopted a pair of safe harbors aimed at complying with the TRACED Act and protecting telecom companies when blocking calls deemed to be illegal or unwanted robocalls.

NEW LAW IN COLORADO UPDATES WEBSITE ADDRESS IN REQUIRED DISCLOSURE

  • The Colorado legislature has enacted a new law that changes the disclosure that needs to be made when sending collection letters to individuals living in the state.

LAW FIRM FIGHTING CFPB CID USES SEILA LAW RULING AS GROUNDS TO DENY ENFORCEMENT

  • A law firm fighting a civil investigative demand from The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau called the agency a “Frankenstein’s monster” following the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Seila Law case, arguing that a lawsuit filed by the agency should not be allowed to continue.

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