Press Releases

July 20, 2021 | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest | Tagged with: consumer protection, FTC, Regulatory Enforcement

July 20, 2021

For Immediate Release:                    

Statement on House Passage of Bill to Restore Consumer Agency’s Power to Stop Scams, Refund Victims ...

May 13, 2021 | Filed under: Debt Collection

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 

A Timely Update for Consumer Debt Collection Protections 

U.S. House Votes to Protect Consumers, Servicemembers,  Student Loan Borrowers from Certain Debt Collection Abuses   

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April 27, 2021 | Filed under: Small Dollar Loans | Tagged with: OCC, true lender

For Immediate Release:

Consumer Advocate Leaders in 36 States and Washington, D.C. Balk at “Fake Lender” Rule

The National Association of Consumer Advocates Releases Letter Signed by Its State Leaders Urging Congress to Rescind OCC Lending...

April 20, 2021 | Filed under: Debt Collection | Tagged with: Congress, Debt Collection, FDCPA

April 20, 2021

For Immediate Release:

U.S. House Committee to Consider Crucial Debt Collection Reforms

Today, the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services will hold a markup of the Comprehensive Debt Collection Improvement Act, H.R. 2547, a package of...

April 19, 2021 | Filed under: Debt Collection | Tagged with: CFPB

For Immediate Release

CFPB Proposal Will Help Vulnerable Tenants Combat Aggressive Rent Collections, Evictions

Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released an ...

April 2, 2021 | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest | Tagged with: Judiciary

For immediate release:

NACA Statement on Biden Administration’s Slate of Judicial Nominees 

Washington, DC The following is a statement from Ira Rheingold, the Executive Director of the National Association...

March 16, 2021 | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest | Tagged with: consumer protection, taxes

Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) today introduced the End Double Taxation of Successful Consumer Claims Act, which would amend the tax code so that individuals who win consumer cases are no longer expected to pay income tax on funds, specifically reimbursed legal expenses, that they do not...

February 11, 2021 | Filed under: Forced Arbitration

February 11, 2021

For Immediate Release:

Hearing Shines Light on Forced Arbitration, Corporations Get-Out-Of-Jail-Free Card

Today, the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law holds a hearing on ending the practice...

January 14, 2021 | Filed under: Automobiles

For Immediate Release                                              ...

January 13, 2021 | Filed under: Small Dollar Loans | Tagged with: state

January 13, 2021

For Immediate Release:

Ill. Legislature Passes Critical Protections to Halt Abusive High-Cost Loans

Today, both chambers of the Illinois General Assembly passed the Predatory Loan Prevention Act in SB1792...

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