Judge Grants MTD in FDCPA Overshadowing Case

A District Court judge in Kentucky has granted a defendant’s motion to dismiss and denied a plaintiff’s request for leave to file an amended complaint after filing a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act lawsuit against a collection law firm for allegedly overshadowing the validation notice by mentioning in a collection …

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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. A copy of the bill, S. 3755, called the Arbitration Fairness for Consumers Act, can be accessed by clicking …

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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 …

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Compliance Digest – March 7

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