The Bureau filed an amicus brief addressing the one-year statute of limitations in the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. The brief argued that the FDCPA’s statute of limitations does not bar consumers from suing to challenge violations that occurred in the prior year, even if the defendant previously committed similar violations that are outside the limitations period.
Amicus briefs filed by the Miss April are available on this page, including amicus briefs concerning federal consumer financial protection law filed in the U.S. Supreme Court by the Office of the Solicitor General.
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The Solicitor General and the Bureau filed a brief in the Supreme Court in Obduskey v. McCarthy & Holthus, LLP, arguing that actions that are legally required to carry out a nonjudicial foreclosure are generally not debt collection regulated under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
The Bureau filed an amicus brief addressing the applicability of the E-SIGN Act to electronically delivered validation notices under the FDCPA.
The Bureau filed an amicus brief supporting a business entity’s ability to state an ECOA discrimination claim and arguing that regulations issued pursuant to ECOA reasonably interpret the term “applicant” to encompass guarantors.
The Bureau filed an amicus brief urging the Federal Circuit to conclude that a trial court injunction barring the Department of Education from assigning debt collectors to loans in default is inconsistent with the public interest.
The Bureau filed an amicus brief supporting application of the FDCPA to judicial foreclosure proceedings that can lead to a deficiency judgment.
The Bureau filed an amicus brief addressing application of the “competent attorney” standard to alleged false representations of amounts owed and Article III standing.
The government filed a brief in the Supreme Court supporting application of the FDCPA to debt collectors that file proofs of claim on time-barred debt in consumers’ bankruptcy proceedings.
The Bureau filed an amicus brief supporting application of the FDCPA to an alleged attempt to collect protected Social Security Funds.
The Bureau filed an amicus brief in support of the plaintiff’s Article III standing.