FDCPA

2021 has been a monumental year in many ways, and consumer financial privacy litigation and enforcement was no exception.  In the executive branch, the Biden Administration focused on strengthening individual privacy protections and limiting the disclosure of sensitive data.  Meanwhile, the Supreme Court’s decision in TransUnion LLC v. Ramirez continues to have a long-lasting impact

In case you missed it, below is a summary of recent posts from CPW.  Please feel free to reach out if you are interested in additional information on any of the developments covered.

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Eleventh Circuits Orders Rehearing En

In a move that shocked no one, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals issued an order vacating its last opinion in Hunstein vs. Preferred Collection & Management Services, Inc., and ordered the case to be reheard en banc.  This development is just the latest in one of the most significant financial privacy litigations

In a surprise move last week, the Eleventh Circuit vacated its prior ruling in Hunstein but nevertheless doubled down on in a decision that will continue to allow the new wave of claims under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”) to continue in federal courts.  Read on to learn more and what it means

In case you missed it, below is a summary of recent posts from CPW.  Please feel free to reach out if you are interested in additional information on any of the developments covered.

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Privilege Takeaways From Three

In recent years, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”) litigation has exploded—and particularly so in the Eastern District of New York, one of the busiest FDCPA dockets in America.  Increasingly, the theories of liability in many FDCPA cases have become increasingly attenuated, and focused primarily on the recovery of fees for plaintiffs’ counsel rather than

Last month, a federal court addressed the kind of harms that need to be included in a plaintiff’s complaint asserting claims under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) and Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”) to survive a motion to dismiss.  Magruder v. Capital One, Nat’l Ass’n, 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 94804 (D.D.C. May

Recently in Hunstein v. Preferred Collection and Management Services, Inc., the Eleventh Circuit issued a ground breaking decision concerning application Section 1692c(b) of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”).  A recent case suggests this decision may have broader application beyond its specific facts.

First, let’s take a look at Hunstein.  In Huntstein

Here at CPW, we’ve covered many decisions addressing the need for Article III standing when pleading a claim in federal court. A recent decision out of the Seventh Circuit is the latest to affirm that requirement, this time under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”).

In Markakos v. Medicredit, Inc., No. 20-2351, 2021

In case you missed it, below is a summary of recent posts from CPW.  Please feel free to reach out if you are interested in additional information on any of the developments covered.

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