Daily Digest – March 8. Judge Remands FDCPA Case Back to State Court; Bill Introduced in Senate to Ban Arbitration Clauses

JUDGE REMANDS FDCPA CASE BACK TO STATE COURT

  • A District Court judge in New York has disagreed with both the plaintiff and defendant in a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case and remanded the case back to state court for lack of standing, ruling that the plaintiff did not suffer a concrete injury based on the claims that he alleged in his amended complaint.

BILL INTRODUCED IN SENATE TO BAN ARBITRATION CLAUSES

  • A bill has been introduced in the Senate by Sen. Sherrod Brown [D-Ohio], the chairman of the Senate Banking Committee, that would ban forced arbitration clauses in the financial services industry.

BERKELEY COLLEGE TO CANCEL $20M IN UNPAID LOANS, REVAMP COLLECTION PROCEDURES IN SETTLEMENT WITH NYC

  • The City of New York has reached a settlement with a for-profit university that will force the school to stop collecting on $20 million of unpaid student loans while also paying a fine of $350,000 for, among other allegations, collecting debts that were not owed, concealing its identity from former students when collecting debts, and lying on court documents about when debts were accrued.

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