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Compliance Now

Bringing clarity and insight to the consumer protection regulations impacting your business

Oct 17, 2017

CFPB Finalizes Small Loan Rule

Earlier this month, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) finalized a rule aimed at stopping payday debt traps by requiring lenders to determine upfront whether consumers can afford to repay their loans. While referred to colloquially as the “payday loan rule,” the rule covers a variety of loans that require consumers to repay all or [...]

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TCPA Monitor

Comprehensive news and analysis of TCPA regulation and related matters

Oct 09, 2017

Federal Regulators Seeking Public Input

On Friday, October 6th, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released a public notice seeking comment on a Petition for a Declaratory Ruling that would modify the current exemptions to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The petition, filed by the Credit Union National Association (CUNA), requests that the FCC adopt an established business relationship exemption [...]

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Dealership Advisor

Legal news and trends affecting the auto dealership industry

Oct 12, 2017

Proposed Legislation Targets Sales of Cars with Open Recalls

CarMax, the largest U.S. used car retailer, is continuing to find itself in hot water for selling vehicles with open recalls. Most recently,  the Consumers for Auto Reliability and Safety (CARS) Foundation led a study that found one in four cars sold by CarMax had open safety recalls, including significant safety issues like defective airbags. [...]

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M&S Newsline

News and events featuring Mac Murray and Shuster attorneys

Oct 09, 2017

Attorney Shuster to Provide Latest on Robocall Blocking at November ACA International Forum

The FCC’s authorization and encouragement to service providers to offer robocall blocking services is substantially impacting the credit and collection industry, as varied carrier approaches, ranging from blocking to labeling calls, are leading to unanticipated issues for subscribers and call originators. Join M&S Partner Michele Shuster November 2 at ACA International’s Fall Forum where, along [...]

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