• 12.18.19

    Bank Must Face FCRA Suit, Eleventh Circuit Rules

    In a cautionary tale for banks, the U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit held that a plaintiff could move forward with his Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) suit after a national bank allegedly failed to investigate a disputed item and used false pretenses to obtain multiple credit reports.

  • 11.20.19

    Ninth Circuit Eases Path for FCRA Plaintiffs

    Addressing two issues of first impression in the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, a panel ruled that a consumer suffers a concrete, Article III injury-in-fact when a third party obtains her credit report for a purpose not authorized by the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).  

  • 10.31.19

    Sounding Out Stakeholders on Soundboard Technology

    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has asked for input on a new petition addressing whether soundboard technology violates the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

  • 10.31.19

    TCPA Defendant Hit With $267M Judgment

    After a California jury sided with the plaintiffs in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) class action against a debt collector, the court entered judgment in the amount of $267 million in damages for the roughly 534,000 calls.

  • 10.31.19

    Reassigned Numbers Database Plans Pushed Back

    Implementation of the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC’s) plans for the establishment of a single, comprehensive reassigned numbers database has been pushed back until next year.

  • 10.31.19

    Rack Room Racks Up $26M Deal in TCPA Suit

    Continuing the run of multimillion-dollar settlements in Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) class actions, a Florida federal court granted preliminary approval for a $26 million deal over text messages.

  • 06.06.19

    New Trend in Legislation: Interest Rate Caps

    From California to Congress, new legislative proposals are attempting to crack down on interest rates.