Spotting and Investigating the Legal Issue

Overcoming Roadblocks in Defective Vehicle Cases

It is a common story. The dealership represents that a used vehicle passed a pre-sale inspection but shortly after the sale, the consumer discovers that the vehicle has a major issue. Most states require a dealership to disclose any obvious or safety defects to a potential consumer. A primary issue in defective vehicle auto fraud cases is whether the dealership knew or should have known about the vehicle’s defects. This webinar will address how to overcome these common roadblocks in defective vehicle cases. Some experience handling defective vehicle cases is recommended.

Demystifying Communications Under the New FDCPA Regulations

Regulation F takes effect on November 30, 2021. These regulations will shape debt collection communications via phone, voicemail, email, text message, and social media. Speakers from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) will explain new regulations related to communications and answer pre-submitted audience questions. Please email your questions to us  by Wednesday, September 8 at 2:00 pm ET so that they can be collected and forwarded to the CFPB for consideration prior to the webinar.

Introduction to Buy Here Pay Here Cases

Tuesday, October 26, 2021, 2:00pm EDT

Private Members: $40
Legal Aid/Public Interest/Military Members: $30
Non-Members: $90

The current judicial environment makes now a great time to take clients who have been harmed by car dealers. These businesses often take advantage of consumers and fail to comply with regulations. There are plenty of clients. This webinar is for newer consumer attorneys or experienced attorneys who are new to used car cases and assumes a basic familiarity with civil litigation and consumer statutes.

How to Handle Mortgage Loan Modifications After Forbearance

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a report that warns of widespread evictions and foreclosures once federal, state, and local pandemic protections come to an end, absent additional public and private action. Over eleven million families are behind on their rent or mortgage payments: 2.1 million families are behind at least three months on mortgage payments, while 8.8 million are behind on rent. Homeowners alone are estimated to owe almost $90 billion in missed payments.

Demystifying Communications Under the New FDCPA Regulations

Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 2:00pm EDT

Members and Nonmembers: Free of Charge 

Regulation F takes effect on November 30, 2021. These regulations will shape debt collection communications via phone, voicemail, email, text message, and social media. Speakers from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) will explain new regulations related to communications and answer pre-submitted audience questions. Please email your questions to us  by Wednesday, September 8 at 2:00 pm ET so that they can be collected and forwarded to the CFPB for consideration prior to the webinar.

TransUnion v. Ramirez - Part I: What Does the Supreme Court's Decision Mean for your FCRA Practice

The Supreme Court's decision in TransUnion LLC v. Ramirez, U.S., 2021 WL 2599472 (U.S. June 25, 2021) will change the way that federal courts analyze standing. This session considers the impact of the decision on claims brought under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Familiarity with FCRA litigation is recommended. 

This webinar was sponsored by the National Association of Consumer Advocates, the National Consumer Law Center, and Public Justice. 

Decoding the Rules for Electronic Transactions and Electronic Signatures, including Applications to the TCPA

Are you interested in learning about special (hidden) protections in state law (Uniform Electronics Transactions Act (UETA)) and federal law (E-Sign) to protect consumers in electronic transactions? There are special rules before an electronic signature can be considered equivalent to a signature applied with a pen to paper. There are also special protections for consumers that must be followed before electronic records can be used to satisfy writing requirements. There are multiple ways to deal with creditors' fraud or other deception in the electronic context.

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