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Blog Posts in July, 2011

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  • Jury award 1.26 million to woman wrongfully garnished
    Jury award 1.26 million to woman wrongfully garnished

    A federal jury in New Mexico awarded a woman $161,000 for emotional distress damages and 1.1 MILLION for punitive damages against a law firm, Farell & Sandlin, for ignoring truthful evidence when ...

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  • CFPB looks at credit scoring
    CFPB looks at credit scoring

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) was tasked with bringing increased transparency into consumer financial markets. As part of their mission, the bureau is looking into whether credit ...

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  • President Nominates Richard Cordray
    President Nominates Richard Cordray

    At last! President Obama on Sunday made his nomination for the head of the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”), the agency charged with protecting consumers from abuses by the banking ...

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  • CFPB is off to a good start
    CFPB is off to a good start

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which doesn’t officially open for business until next week, has announced that it has partnered with the Judge Advocate Generals (JAGs) of the U.S. Army, ...

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  • Elizabeth Warren to Testify about Consumer
    Elizabeth Warren to Testify about Consumer

    Elizabeth Warren, the Harvard law professor charged with setting up the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) will testify today before the House Oversight Committee in Washington, D.C. The ...

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  • Which would you rather read, the New York Times or your credit card agreement?
    Which would you rather read, the New York Times or your credit card agreement?

    The new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (and we encourage you to visit the CFPB’s website here) is tasked with, among other things, enforcing the new credit card laws that went into effect in ...

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