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Amicus briefs filed by the CFPB 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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Category: Federal Circuit Court

Strubel v. Comenity Bank

2nd Circuit Court of Appeals

This case presents the question of a private plaintiff’s standing under the Truth in Lending Act to bring an action for statutory damages for the alleged failure of a creditor to provide the account-opening disclosures required under 15 U.S.C. § 1637(a)(7) and its implementing regulation. 

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Category: Federal Circuit Court

Rai v. WB Imico Lexington Fee, LLC

2nd Circuit Court of Appeals

This case presents the question whether a land developer who sends a “property report,” as defined by Section 1707 of the Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act (“ILSA”), to an attorney representing a purchaser meets Section 1703’s requirement that the report be “furnished to the purchaser.” 

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Category: Federal Circuit Court

Hernandez v. Williams, Zinman & Parham, P.C.

9th Circuit Court of Appeals

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act provides that “a debt collector” must send a consumer a notice containing important information about the consumer’s debt and rights either in “the initial communication” or “[w]ithin five days after the initial communication with a consumer in connection with the collection of any debt.” 15 U.S.C. § 1692g(a). 

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Category: Federal Circuit Court

Buchanan v. Northland Group, Inc.

6th Circuit Court of Appeals

This case concerns the circumstances under which a debt collector may violate the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1692 et seq., by seeking to collect a debt for which the statute of limitations for initiating a collection action has expired.