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CFPB Considering Debt Collection Reform Proposals

CFPB  •  Debt Collection  •  FDCPA  •  Goodwin Procter News  •  Regulation  •  Regulation Primers  •  What You Need To Know - Background Info On Current Issues
*Editor’s Note:  This post originally appeared on our firm site as a client alert. Summary On July 28, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (the CFPB) released a summary of proposals it is considering to reform […]

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CFPB Releases Report on Single-Payment Vehicle Title Loans

CFPB  •  Debt Collection  •  Small Dollar Lending/Lenders  •  What You Need To Know - Background Info On Current Issues
Earlier this month, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a report analyzing consumer usage and default patterns for certain single-payment vehicle title loans (the “Report”).  Vehicle title loans are loans issued to borrowers by non-depository […]

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Eleventh Circuit Appellate Panel Finds FDCPA Claims Not Preempted by the Bankruptcy Code on Time Barred Debts

Bankruptcy  •  Debt Collection  •  FDCPA
EDITOR’S NOTE:  This post was guest-authored by Christopher J. Somma, an attorney in Goodwin Procter’s Consumer Financial Services Litigation Practice.  Mr. Somma represents clients in distressed loan workouts, forbearances, restructurings, commercial and residential foreclosures, UCC foreclosure sales, distressed […]

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Federal Trade Commission Issues Report to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau of its Enforcement of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

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EDITOR’S NOTE:  This post was guest-authored by Christopher J. Somma, an attorney in Goodwin Procter’s Consumer Financial Services Litigation Practice.  Mr. Somma represents clients in distressed loan workouts, forbearances, restructurings, commercial and residential foreclosures, UCC foreclosure […]

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CFPB Issues Monthly Consumer Complaint Report Highlighting Consistent Concerns with Mortgages, Credit Reporting, and Debt Collection Practices

CFPB  •  Consumer Reporting  •  Debt Collection  •  Mortgage
On January 28, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published its monthly consumer complaint snapshot, identifying the most recent trends in consumer complaints about various financial products and services.  CFPB Monthly Complaint Rep., Jan. 2016, at 1. […]

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Tenth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel Approves Settlement Agreement with Foreclosing Lender Over Objections of the Debtor

Bankruptcy  •  Debt Collection  •  Default Servicing  •  Litigation
EDITOR’S NOTE:  This post was guest-authored by Christopher J. Somma, an attorney in Goodwin Procter’s Consumer Financial Services Litigation Practice.  Mr. Somma represents clients in distressed loan workouts, forbearances, restructurings, commercial and residential foreclosures, UCC foreclosure […]

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