• 05.16.16

    Supreme Court Requires Actual Harm to Pursue FCRA Claims

    In a carefully drawn 6-2 decision authored by Justice Samuel Alito, the Supreme Court of the United States has today ruled in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins that a plaintiff must show an injury in fact before pursuing a claim for violation of the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), a holding that ...

  • 05.12.16

    Manatt Expands National Financial Services Litigation Practice

    Preeminent consumer financial services lawyer Richard E. Gottlieb has joined the Los Angeles office of Manatt as a litigation and government enforcement partner in the multidisciplinary Financial Services practice.

  • 05.12.16

    Treasury Issues White Paper on Marketplace Lending

    On May 10, 2016, the U.S. Department of the Treasury released its highly anticipated white paper on online marketplace lending.

  • 05.09.16

    No More Mandatory Arbitration for Consumer Financial Products?

    To no one's surprise, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) proposed rules on May 5, 2016 that will effectively, if promulgated as expected, eliminate most pre-dispute arbitrations arising out of the sale of consumer financial products.