Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders LLP

03/04/2021 | News release | Distributed by Public on 03/04/2021 23:14

ABA Publishes comprehensive and timely treatise, “Consumer Finance Law: Understanding Consumer Financial Services Regulations”

Troutman Pepper attorneys' David Anthony, Ashley Taylor, Alan Wingfield, Dascher Pasco, Leah Tedford, joined by other consumer financial services experts co-authored the American Bar Association Business Law Section book, 'Consumer Finance Law: Understanding Consumer Financial Services Regulations.'

This new book is designed to help lawyers meet the challenges and opportunities resulting from the regulatory environment for business created by a global pandemic, ensuing economic decline, and mandated changes from the Dodd-Frank Act.

'Consumer Finance Law,' a compilation written by leading practitioners in the consumer financial services industry, contains the most critical consumer financial protection laws covered to help lawyers stay relevant and current. The guide is a resource for any lawyer or stakeholder seeking an introductory, high-level treatment of consumer finance laws. Leading experts have addressed both technical rule requirements and policy underpinnings of salient laws. This comprehensive treatise provides readers with an explanation of the complex federal agencies that enforce these laws and discusses:

  • The purpose, objective and functions of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Federal Trade Commission
  • History of Unfair, Deceptive, and Abusive Acts or Practices and the 2020 Policy Statement
  • Truth in Lending, Fair Credit Reporting Act, and fair lending
  • Consumer bankruptcy law and overview of various chapters
  • The creation of the Military Lending Act and its implementation

Please visit the American Bar Association website to purchase your copy today.