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Caren Enloe Provides Insight on Compliance Lessons from the Wells Fargo Consent Order9/21/2016

The Dodd-Frank Update, the number-one independent resource for news and analysis on the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform, recently spoke to Smith Debnam attorney Caren Enloe about the CFPB’s $185 million consent order against Wells Fargo Bank NA for claims the bank opened nearly 2 million deposit and credit card accounts without customer approval.

Read More.. Seven Smith Debnam Attorneys Named to 2017 Best Lawyers® List8/16/2016

Smith Debnam Narron Drake Saintsing & Myers, LLP is pleased to announce that seven lawyers have been named to the 2017 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, the oldest and one of the most respected peer-review publications in the legal profession.

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What Can We Learn from the Wells Fargo Consent Orders? 9/20/2016

By now, most have read about the consent orders issued by the CFPB and the OCC concerning Wells Fargo. The consent orders ordered the bank to pay a total of $185 million in civil monetary penalties ($100 million to the CFPB, $50 million to the OCC, and $35 million to the City and County of Los Angeles), as well as reimbursing customers an estimated $5 million.
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Fourth Circuit Weighs in on Time-Barred Proof of Claim Debate 9/14/2016

Joining the proof of claim fray, the Fourth Circuit has held that the filing of a time-barred proof of claim does not violate the FDCPA when the statute of limitations does not extinguish the debt. Dubois v. Atlas Acquisitions, No. 15-1495, 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS, *22-23 (4th Cir. Aug. 25, 2016).
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