Decoding the Order in CFPB v. Hanna

[Editor’s note: Yesterday insideARM reported that the judge in the case of CFPB v. Hanna issued an order denying the defendant’s motion to dismiss. The order, released yesterday, is 70 pages. Today, as promised, we begin to provide analysis of that order. This is one of two articles – by two different attorneys – offering their view. You can find the other one, by Joann Needleman, here.]

Natalie Mencia

Last year, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (the “CFPB”) brought an enforcement action against the Defendant law firm of Fredrick J. Hanna & Associates (“Hanna”). The Complaint alleged that Hanna lacked meaningful attorney involvement, in violation of the FDCPA and CFPA and used affidavits in violation of the FDCPA and CFPA.

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