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Consumer Finance

2d Cir. Says FDCPA’s Requirement to Disclose True Creditor in Private Label Credit Card Transaction Requires Disclosure of Issuing Bank, Not Private Label Retailer

In Bryan v. Credit Control, LLC, No. 19-244-cv, 2020 U.S. App. LEXIS 10519, at *7-9 (2d Cir. Apr. 3, 2020), the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit gave guidance on disclosure of “true creditor” in a credit card collection…

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California Appellate Tracker

City of San Juan Capistrano v. California Public Utilities Commission

Under City of South Lake Tahoe v. California Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (9th Cir. 1980) 625 F.2d 231, 233 and its progeny, a state’s political subdivisions lack standing to challenge a state statute on constitutional grounds in federal court.  That rule applies to as-applied as well as facial challenges to state statutes.  Also, since the PUC is an arm of…

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Severson & Werson Attorneys Commit to Data Privacy Day 2020

Attorneys from Severson & Werson’s Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Group went all-in for this year’s Data Privacy Day 2020. In the Firm’s San Francisco office, Joseph Guzzetta (CIPP/US; CIPP/E) and Evelina Manukyan (CIPP/US; CIPP/E) passed their Certified Information Privacy Manager…

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