RT @confinservlaw: I'm attending Keynote Morning! https://t.co/lc9QzlM5Wd really engaging discussion of the 2020 election.
RT @confinservlaw: What do Elvis and Auto Finance have in common? Both are in Vegas this week. Excited to be attending AFSA’s Auto Finance…
CFPB Issues Semi-Annual Report to Congress https://t.co/IqT8mF0RRr
An unpublished opinion from the Eleventh Circuit continues its analysis of the definition of a debt collector and continues to narrow the applicability… Read More
The Eleventh Circuit has held that a voice mail message left for a consumer is a “communication” under the FDCPA. In Hart v. Read More
The FDCPA, through section 1692d(6), prohibits a debt collector from placing telephone calls to a debtor “without meaningful disclosure of the caller’s identity.”… Read More
A New York District Court recently tackled the intersection between bankruptcy and pre-petition FDCPA claims and the application of judicial estoppel to undisclosed… Read More
The CFPB has issued its 2016 Fair Lending Report which provides a summary of the Bureau’s efforts in fair lending for 2016. The… Read More
A consumer who sued a debt collector over an inaccurate statement as to the amount of a settlement offer recently saw his complaint… Read More
A summons which stated the consumer had thirty days to answer a debt collection suit did not violate the FDCPA when the state… Read More
The CFPB issued its monthly report on consumer complaints this month, providing a high-level snapshot of the recent trends in consumer complaints. The… Read More
For those following the proof of claims on time-barred debt issue, below is a link to the article attorney Caren D. Enloe wrote… Read More
A district court from New York recently ruled that even assuming a creditor’s initial TILA disclosures falls short under the statutory requirements, the… Read More
Sign up here for the latest news from Smith Debnam.