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Recent NCLC eReports (updated 6/21)
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- Revised Treasury Rule Protecting Exempt Benefits Goes Into Effect June 28, 2013
- New Report Sheds Light on Legal Challenges to Student Loan "Debt Relief" Industry Abuses
- Supreme Court Considers Whether Disparate Impact Claims Cognizable Under the Fair Housing Act
- Fourth Circuit Approves Lien Stripping in No-Discharge Case
- First Circuit Holds Judgment Debtors' Wages Not Protected by FDCPA Convenient Forum Requirement
- U.S. Supreme Court Allows Class-Wide Arbitration to Proceed
- New CFPB Servicing Regulations Apply to Borrowers in Bankruptcy
- TILA Rescission Tender Using Installment Payments
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Hot Topics (updated 6/11)
- The CFPB has amended its rules on mortgage escrow requirements, effective June 1, 2013.
- The CFPB has loosened the ability to pay rule for credit cards, effective May 3, 2013.
- Wells Fargo settles a complaint re foreclosed homes in black and Latino neighborhoods.
- The CFPB on March 28 issued a final rule effective that day that weakens consumer protections from predatory fee harvester credit cards. For a press release criticizing the rule, see here.
- On March 27, the Supreme Court in Comcast Corp. v. Behrend decided (despite a highly critical four-person dissent) that class certification's predominance requirement could not be based upon a plaintiff expert's regression model of damages.
- On March 28, the CFPB released its database of over 90,000 searchable complaints on mortgages, bank products, student loans, and credit cards, organized by category and including the company's response. Tips on use can be found here.
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Upcoming Conferences and Trainings (updated 3/15)
- Save the Date -Fair Debt Collection Practices Conference, March 12 -13, 2015 in Washington, DC.