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What Creditors Should Know: Consumer Fraud Laws and Payday Lending

Short-term, low-dollar lending transactions are prevalent in today’s marketplace, particularly with budding digital payment options for consumers.  With consumer protection being a primary concern, the federal government has implemented regulation of payday lending that creditors and borrowers should keep in ...Read More»

Consumer Fraud Laws Affecting Auto Creditors

If you finance automobiles to consumers, it is important to be aware of the federal consumer fraud laws affecting auto creditors and regulations that apply when a creditor transacts a loan. The Federal Trade Commission and the Consumer Financial Protection ...Read More»

How the New Jersey Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act Helps Creditors Collect Debts

New Jersey, like many other states, has enacted a law that helps creditors when debtors transfer property that could otherwise be used to satisfy their debts. The law is called the New Jersey Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act (“NJUFTA”). Creditors’ rights ...Read More»

The Attorney-Client Privilege in New Jersey Business Litigation

New Jersey Business Litigation Attorney-Client Privilege The attorney-client privilege in New Jersey business litigation encourages clients to inform their attorneys with honest and comprehensive information. An attorney cannot get the best result for a client if the client is not ...Read More»

Obligations on Debt Collectors under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

  Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Debtor protections laws have been around for years, although they are now receiving more attention given widespread credit card use and digital payment platforms.  The primary federal statute governing debt collection is 15 U.S.C. ...Read More»