In Hill v. Accounts Receivables Servs., LLC, the Eighth Circuit recently considered whether the materiality of a misleading statement should factor into finding  liability under Section 1692e of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). In Hill, a debtor brought suit against creditor Accounts Receivables Services, LLC (ARS), challenging ARS’s assignment of the

For our overview of the full D.C. Circuit opinion in ACA International v. FCC, click here. Here, we address one significant component of the decision: the D.C. Circuit’s confirmation that consumers may revoke consent to call by any reasonable means but with the qualification that parties may be able to contract around certain

For our overview of the full D.C. Circuit opinion in ACA International v. FCC, click here. This article addresses the Court’s reversal of over a decade of confusion regarding autodialers. The TCPA defines an autodialer (automatic telephone dialing system, or ATDS) as “equipment which has the capacity (a) to store or produce telephone