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7th Cir. Says Dunning Letter’s Language that Debt Collector “May” Issue 1099-C Could Be Misleading

In Heredia v. Capital Mgmt. Servs., L.P., No. 19-1296, 2019 U.S. App. LEXIS 33444, at *4 (7th Cir. Nov. 8, 2019), the Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit held that a debt collector’s reference to the possibility of issuing…

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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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Hyman, S.J, and Figueroa, K., Contribution and Indemnity for Wrong Number Calls Under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, Vol. 73 Conf. Cons. Fin. L.Q. 84 (Fall 2019).

View full article here.  Scott J. Hyman is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (U.S.) and is the Data Protection Officer and Vice Chair of the Financial Services Practice Group of Severson & Werson, P.C. Mr. Hyman is a member of…

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