Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) violations often arise in all phases of bankruptcy litigation. John Cento, an experienced FCRA litigator, and John Steinkamp, an experienced bankruptcy attorney, will provide a dialogue on a hands-on, practical approach to finding potential claims related to bankruptcy under the FCRA.
The noble efforts to stop forced arbitration have yet to succeed. More and more banks and companies are using arbitration. Rather than give up on your case, learn how to succeed in consumer arbitration. Learn how you can arbitrate FDCPA, TCPA, FCRA and ID theft cases.
Defense counsels are constantly coming up with new arguments to avoid the straightforward application of the TCPA. This discussion of these latest tactics will help TCPA practitioners stay one step ahead and be on the cutting edge of the newest developments. These include the latest trends in TCPA arbitration, revocation of consent post-Reyes, challenges to standing based on zone of interests, constitutional challenges to the TCPA, and changes that we can expect under a Trump administration.
The Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), as implemented through Regulation X, applies to all federally related mortgage loans with few exceptions. RESPA requires specific disclosures and procedures in connection with the application, settlement, and servicing of one to four dwelling secured consumer loans. In this webinar, Max Gardner will review how to effectively use Reg X in dealing with all issues related to the “servicing” of such loans, including what you must know BEFORE you file any mortgage servicing case or consumer bankruptcy case.
In order to follow the booking in and subsequent application of each mortgage payment in your client’s case, you must know and understand how to read the Transaction Codes and the Reports these systems can produce. If you cannot follow the money, you simply cannot identify the claims. This webinar is geared to attorneys of all levels who handle mortgage servicing cases.
National Collegiate Student Loan Trust (NCSLT) cases continue despite the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) getting involved by issuing a consent order barring NCSLT and their collection company, Transworld Systems Inc, from suing on unverified debts. Defending consumers in these cases can be both frustrating and rewarding. Often, consumers are sued for tens of thousands of dollars, and successful defense can truly change a consumer’s life, while losses can be difficult.
Consumer lawyers routinely review loans, including auto loans, payday loans, tax loans, and pawn loans. All of this paper is an opportunity: experience teaches that many loans violate the Truth in Lending Act (TILA). TILA claims can take many forms and serve many purposes, from creating powerful counterclaims in individual debt collection cases, to forming the basis for class actions. This webinar will provide hands-on tools for identifying and litigating TILA closed-end credit cases.
Nearly fifty percent of Americans have been victims of credit card fraud in the past five years. The fallout from fraudulent charges can extend beyond the simple hassle of being placed on a “brief hold” when calling the card issuer into taking the time, creditworthiness, and sanity away from even the most sophisticated consumer. Fortunately, we have the tools to combat this, including the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Fair Credit Billing Act (FCBA), and Electronic Funds Transfer Act (EFTA).
- Emerging Issues in NCSLT Litigation
- Defending NCSLT Lawsuits
Why These Videos Are Helpful
Do you want to learn how to litigate NCSLT cases? Are you interested in finding out how to mine these cases for affirmative claims you can bring on a contingency? Do you want to learn litigation strategies that have been used to have NCSLT cases dismissed? This webinar series is geared to practitioners of all levels who are interested in litigating NCLST cases.