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Mark-Colombell

A Congressional Response to Marx v. General Revenue Corp.

By on May 15, 2014

The case of Marx v. General Revenue Corp. is garnering even more attention. In December of 2011, the 10th Circuit affirmed the decision of the trial court that awarded costs to a prevailing defendant in a Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (the “FDCPA”) lawsuit. In February 2013, we reported on the United State Supreme Court […]

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Zachary Cohen

CFPB’S Collection of Consumer Complaints on Debt Collectors

By on February 11, 2013

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (the “CFPB”) recently announced that it would begin taking complaints from consumers regarding debt collectors in the second quarter of 2013.  This follows the commencement of the CFPB’s program to supervise debt collectors at the beginning of this year.  As mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act, the CFPB’s complaint system will […]

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