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Hudson Cook Insights

Today's Trends in Credit Regulation

Massachusetts Issues Student Loan Servicing Conduct Rules

By Thomas P. Quinn, Jr.

In last month's issue of Insights we discussed a new licensing regime in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts specific to student loan servicers. As of the publication date of that article the rules such servicers must follow when conducting their business were not yet published. article continued

CFPB Bites of the Month - July Top 10

By Eric Johnson and Justin Hosie

Each month, we host a 30-minute webinar outlining the month's key announcements and takeaways from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) for financial services providers to consider. In this month's article, we share some of our top "bites" covered during the July 21 webinar. article continued

CRAs, but Not Creditor, Granted Summary Judgment on Voluntary Surrender Reporting Claims

By Jennifer L. Sarvadi

Furnishers and consumer reporting agencies must both reinvestigate a consumer's dispute under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. What each of them must do to satisfy their dispute investigation obligations, however, is a different matter. A recent case serves as a good example. article continued

Statutes of Limitations: Some Guidance for Vehicle Finance from the Ninth Circuit

By Charles F. Dodge, Jr.

Many finance companies, debt buyers, debt collectors, and collection law firms wrestle with the question of which statute of limitations to apply when collecting a deficiency balance on a retail installment contract. States often have different statutes of limitations for contracts or written promises to pay money than they do for sales of goods, like motor vehicles. article continued

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