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Consumer Finance

California’s DFPI Begins to Use its New Powers and Hire New Staff

We previously posted about California’s new Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (“DFPI”) (formerly Department of Business Oversight) and some of its new powers to regulate debt collectors and other financial institutions under the Debt Collection Licensing Act and California…

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California Appellate Tracker

Trinity Risk Management, LLC v. Simplified Labor Staffing Solutions, Inc, (2021)

Allegedly defamatory emails that Simplified sent Trinity and a co-defendant seeking documents and other information for its later-filed lawsuit were protected activity for purposes of the Anti-SLAPP statute (CCP 425.16(e)).  The emails were also protected by the absolute litigation privilege, so Trinity could not prove a probability of success on the merits.  The trial court properly granted Simplified’s Anti-SLAPP motion…

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Jarlath Curran Speaks at California MBA Legal Issues and Regulatory Compliance Conference

Severson & Werson member Jarlath Curran will be speaking on “Hot Litigation Topics” at the upcoming California MBA Legal Issues and Regulatory Compliance Conference on January 12-13th, 2020. Mr. Curran represents major financial institutions, including banks, mortgage lenders, consumer finance…

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