The FCA and FHA loans: Quicken balks at HUD/DOJ settlement demands

Aug 21, 2015 By: Richard D.R. Hoffmann

Frank A. Hirsch Jr. and Richard A. McAvoy of Alston & Bird, after a hard look at Quicken Loan’s recent suit against

A view from Washington: Don’t bank on 2016 election to change CFPB

Aug 21, 2015 By: Richard D.R. Hoffmann

The consumer financial services industry is looking forward to Jan. 20, 2017, the inauguration of the next President.  Executives knee-deep in CFPB

Litigation trends: The Telephone Consumer Protection Act

May 15, 2015 By: Richard D.R. Hoffmann

Recent decisions have shown that the scope of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act is broader than ever before, and potential damages for violations are greater than previously considered.

Life after Jesinoski: The new ‘Wild West’ of TILA rescission

Mar 3, 2015 By: Richard D.R. Hoffmann

The U.S. Supreme Court recently issued its opinion in a landmark case that interpreted what it takes under the Truth in Lending

Next up for the CFPB: Loyalty points & rewards programs?

Sep 29, 2014 By: Richard D.R. Hoffmann

The Consumer Financial Protect Bureau may be ready to aim its regulatory headlights on loyalty and points programs

11th Circuit seeks to stop flood of bogus bankruptcy claims

Jul 31, 2014 By: David Light and Richard D.R. Hoffmann

Buyers of consumer debt are flooding the dockets of Chapter 13 bankruptcy courts with claims for debts that are unenforceable under state

Taking the simple road: Supreme Court rejects ‘claim-by-claim’ approach

Jul 30, 2014 By: Richard D.R. Hoffmann

The U.S. Supreme Court, in its unanimous decision in Mississippi ex rel. Hood v. AU Optronics Corp., echoed its previous words in its landmark decision in Standard Fire Ins. Co. v. Knowles

Seventh Circuit: Yes, ethics do matter

Jul 8, 2014 By: Richard D.R. Hoffmann

A recent class action ruling out of the 7th Circuit found multiple ethical problems on behalf of an attorney in the case.

Procedural protections for individuals in financial enforcement actions

Jun 16, 2014 By: Richard D.R. Hoffmann

When should a financial services regulator bring an enforcement action against an individual? When they do, what types of procedural protections should an individual have?

The debate continues: California courts rule for and against arbitration

May 30, 2014 By: Richard D.R. Hoffmann

Three recent state and federal court California rulings demonstrate that the debate over the enforceability of consumer arbitration agreements is far from over.

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