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The Obduskey Effect: Foreclosures, FDCPA, and the Supreme Court

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act’s definition of “debt collectors” has led to both extensive litigation and contradictory Circuit Court decisions. Codilis & Associates member Lauren Riddick dives into the impact of the case, and discusses how the results may clear up some of these contradictions.

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The “Meaningful Attorney Involvement” Standard

Here’s why law firms serving clients in the default industry must be familiar with cases addressing “meaningful attorney involvement.” Editor’s note: This feature originally appeared in the January issue of DS News, out now.

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Supreme Court Rejects Appeal in GSE Profits Case

This week the United States Supreme Court rejected appeals in a case challenging the federal government’s handling of profits generated by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac since they came under government control during the 2008 financial crisis. On Tuesday, the ...

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Defining Debt Collectors

Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the January issue of DS News, out now. The United States Supreme Court, in Henson v. Santander Consumer USA Inc., settled a circuit court split and solidified what may turn out to be a ...

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Supreme Court Case Could Shift Future of CFPB

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case that could have implications regarding the constitutionality of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Last week the Supreme Court agreed to hear the case of Lucia v. Securities and Exchange Commission, which ...

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