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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

The Dodd-Frank Act has broad and deep implications that will touch every corner of financial services and multiple other industries. This site, developed and maintained by attorneys at Stinson Leonard Street, is dedicated to making sense of this complex legislation and helping businesses understand how it will affect them specifically. Our Bloggers »

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CFPB Addresses Medical Debt

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Consumer Protection The CFPB released a report that found medical debt has a significant impact on consumer credit, as 43 million Americans have overdue medical debt on their credit reports. The CFPB is concerned that the systems for incurring, collecting, and reporting medical debt can create difficult challenges for consumers. To better address these challenges, the CFPB […] Read more →

by   |   December 14, 2014

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SEC Settles with Bitcoin/Litecoin Exchange Operator

Broker-Dealer, Consumer Protection The SEC recently announced a settlement in connection with the operation of unregistered virtual-currency-based stock exchanges. The settlement is instructive as to how the SEC... Read more →

by   |   December 13, 2014

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CFPB Takes Action Against ‘Buy-Here, Pay-Here’ Auto Dealer

Banking, Consumer Protection, Litigation The CFPB took its first action against a “buy-here, pay-here” car dealer.   The CFPB alleged that the dealer, DriveTime, harmed consumers by making harassing debt collection... Read more →

by   |   November 20, 2014

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CFPB Finds Violation of Loan Originator Compensation Rule

Banking, Consumer Protection, Employment, Litigation The CFPB and Franklin Loan Corporation have asked a federal court to approve a consent order regarding alleged violations by Franklin Loan of the loan originator compensation... Read more →

by   |   November 15, 2014