Daily Digest – June 15. Appeals Court Issues Ruling on ATDS Definition; Court Upholds Right to Collect After Sending 1099-C

APPEALS COURT HOLDS CAPACITY NOT ENOUGH TO MEET ATDS DEFINITION FOR TCPA VIOLATION

  • The Third Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a lower court’s ruling in favor of a defendant in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act case involving an automated telephone dialing system. That sentence alone should make you want to read the rest of the article. But it’s the next sentence that is really going to grab you. In issuing its ruling, the Court determined that it’s not enough for the equipment to have the capacity to use a random or sequential number generator to meet the definition of an ATDS; the call must be made using the equipment that produces a random or sequential number generator to be held as a violation of Section 227(b)(1)(A) of the TCPA.

APPEALS COURT UPHOLDS CREDITOR’S RIGHT TO COLLECT AFTER ISSUING 1099-C TO PLAINTIFF

  • The Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has upheld a lower court’s dismissal of a class action alleging a defendant violated state law in New Jersey by attempting to collect on a debt after it had issued a 1099-C notice to the plaintiff to cover the amount of the debt that was discharged.

CFPB LAUNCHES RFI TO IMPROVE CUSTOMER SERVICE AT BIG BANKS

  • In conjunction with a town hall held in Great Falls, Mont., yesterday, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced it is seeking input from the public regarding how consumers can “assert their rights” to better the customer service provided by big banks, an area of enforcement that the Bureau has largely left unchecked until now.

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