FDCPA

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.

The Sedona Conference Commentary on Quantifying Violations Under U.S. Privacy Laws Published for Public Comment | Consumer Privacy World

BREAKING NEWS: In

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.

BREAKING NEWS: Second Circuit Rejects “Suggestion” of Circuit Split, Issues Landmark Data Breach Ruling | Consumer Privacy World

Curious About Florida’s Failure

Last week, the Eleventh Circuit handed down a critical ruling analyzing § 1692c(b) of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”), finding that the subsection also applies to vendors a debt collector may use. Section 1692c(b) prevents a debt collector from communicating with any person in conjunction with the collection of a debt, with several

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.

Walmart CCPA Class Action Litigation Update: Will Plaintiff’s Claims Get Kicked by Court? | Consumer Privacy World

BIG NEWS: The Eleventh Circuit

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”) is a significant piece of legislation.  It has regulated “debt collectors,” as defined by statute, for over 40 years.  Recently, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a new rule implementing the statute’s enforcement (for CPW’s prior coverage, check out here and here).  Despite these significant developments, however,

A recent, brief opinion provides us with an overview of the elements required to sustain claims under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) and Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”).  Whether you are developing new expertise or honing your craft, this case provides a convenient review of the elements required for causes of action under

For data privacy litigations filed in state court, one strategic option that should be considered by defense counsel is whether the case can (and should) be removed to federal court.  When a plaintiff asserts a claim under federal law, removal to federal court may be based on federal question jurisdiction.  Straightforward, right?

Well, what about

As you will recall from CPW’s prior update (here), earlier this fall, the CFPB issued a final rule (the “Rule”) to implement the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”).  12 CFR Part 1006 et seq.  The Rule is perhaps the most significant development affecting the debt collection industry since the FDCPA came

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) issued last week a final rule to implement the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”), in a sea change for consumer privacy and debt collection.  12 CFR Part 1006 et seq.  The Final Rule is the most significant development affecting the debt collection industry since the FDCPA came into