Daily Digest – October 31. Judge Grants MSJ For Defense in Case of No-Longer Disputed Debt; Defense Wins FCRA Case Over Reasonable Investigation Claim

JUDGE GRANTS MSJ FOR DEFENSE IN FDCPA CASE OVER NO-LONGER DISPUTED DEBT

  • A District Court judge in Florida has granted a defendant’s motion for summary judgment in a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case after it was accused of violating the statute because it did not remove a dispute flag from an account that was being reported to the credit reporting agencies after receiving a letter from an attorney indicating that the plaintiff was no longer disputing the debt.
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JUDGE GRANTS MOTION FOR DEFENDANT IN FCRA CASE OVER REASONABLE INVESTIGATION

  • A District Court judge in Illinois has granted a defendant’s motion for judgment on the pleadings after it was accused of violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act by not conducting a reasonable investigation after an account was disputed, ruling that the plaintiff lacked standing because he did not allege to have suffered a concrete injury as a result.
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FCC LOOKS TO EXPAND STIR/SHAKEN

  • The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday announced its first steps toward closing a “small but still important hole” in its robocall protection defense, launching a Notice of Inquiry into expanding the STIR/SHAKEN call authentication protocols for non-IP networks.
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EXPERTS SHARE CONTEXT ON CASES IMPACTING ARM INDUSTRY

  • Industry experts Stacy Rodriguez, Mike Frost, Jessica Klander, David Shaver, Loraine Lyons, Jonathan Robbin, Virginia Bell Flynn, and John Redding provide their perspectives and analysis of the legal and compliance trends shaping the ARM industry.
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