Claims and Defenses Involving Background Check, Credit Dispute Investigation, and Debt Collection Litigation Under the FCRA and FDCPA; and CFPB Action and Examination in the Credit Dispute and

January 30, 2015 2:05pm

John R. Chiles

Burr & Forman LLP

David Stein
Bricker & Eckler LLP

  • Impact of CFPB rulemaking on debt collection litigation relating to FCRA and FDPCA: Survey for ANPR
  • Impact of recent actions taken by the CFPB and the FTC relating to the FCRA: Enforcement initiatives; How the CFPB and FTC are working together to enforce the FCRA
  • Trends in FCRA litigation
  • Best practices for defending against FCRA claims and class actions
  • Managing and defending against FCRA class actions arising from employee background screenings
  • Minimizing the risk of exposure to FCRA claims: Providing notice to avoid FCRA violations
  • State claims and FCRA preemption
  • How the CFPB and FTC are working together to enforce the FDCPA: Filing of joint amicus brief in 9th circuit FDPCA case
  • Trends in FDCPA litigation
  • Defending against the new wave of FDCPA claims
  • Minimizing the risk of exposure to FDCPA claims
  • Preparing for the FTC’s increased focus on potential FDCPA violations
  • Preparing for and managing actions taken by state attorneys general and federal and state regulatory agencies relating to debt collection practices
  • How debt collectors have adapted their internal compliance and auditing policies and procedures to minimize future litigation
  • Understanding and making use of statistics and data related to debt collection litigation
  • Strategies for calculating damages based on net worth
  • Assessing the risks associated with sales of debt by creditors: Pitfalls and risks of debt sale agreements
  • How clients are working with debt collectors to ensure proper oversight
  • Chain of title issues: Class actions alleging unlawful patterns or practices