Daily Digest – January 22. Biden Names Temporary Picks to Lead CFPB, FCC, FTC; Experts Share Reaction to Chopra Nomination

BIDEN NAMES TEMPORARY PICKS TO LEAD CFPB, FCC, FTC

EXPERTS SHARE REACTIONS TO CHOPRA CFPB NOMINATION

  • This week, President Joe Biden announced that Rohit Chopra is his choice to be the next director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Chopra, who was most recently a commissioner with the Federal Trade Commission, previously worked at the CFPB as an assistant director and its student loan ombudsman. How will the CFPB change under Chopra’s leadership, assuming he is confirmed by the Senate? AccountsRecovery.net reached out to a number of industry experts to share their reaction to Chopra’s nomination. Here is what they said.

SEVENTH CIRCUIT ISSUES ANOTHER RULING ON STANDING, AFFIRMING LOWER COURT DISMISSAL

  • The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals continued its assault on standing in Fair Debt Collection Practices Act cases yesterday, affirming a District Court ruling that a plaintiff lacked standing to sue a debt collector because she did not try to show an intent to dispute a debt while suing because she was confused about how to dispute it.

MEDICAL DEBT COLLECTION BILL BEING FLOATED IN COLORADO AS GOV. SIGNS BILL EXTENDING HALT ON ‘EXTRAORDINARY’ ACTIONS

  • Makyla Moody from Greenberg Sada & Moody provides an important update about a medical debt collection reform bill circulating in the Colorado legislature, while also notifying us that the governor signed an ARM-related bill into law yesterday.

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