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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 the Executive Committee of the Conference on Consumer Finance Law, and specializes in representing automobile finance companies and consumer lenders.… Read More

The California Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act Overview of the California Song-Beverly Act, edited by Kerry Franich and Scott Hyman.  Thompson-Reuters’ Practical Law Series summaries various areas of the law, and is edited by outside practitioners with experience in the subject matter.   For more information, please contact Kerry Franich at kwf@severson.com or Scott Hyman at sjh@severson.com. Read More

Under both the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act (ICRAA), before obtaining a credit report on a job applicant, an employer must first give the applicant a “clear and conspicuous” written disclosure in a document consisting “solely” of the disclosure that the employer may obtain a credit report. Though the two laws’ requirements… Read More

View the SW Winter 2019 Newsletter Since its founding over 70 years ago, Severson & Werson has gained a reputation for providing specialized advice, legal services, and expertise to financial institution clients. The services we provide run the gamut from litigation to regulatory matters to client counseling, legislative affairs, and formulating and implementing nationwide strategies for consumer class action defense. The… Read More

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