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Hudson Cook Insights

Today's Trends in Credit Regulation

FTC Puts Businesses on Notice (Again) About Fake Reviews and Other Misleading Endorsements

By Michael A. Goodman and Andrea S. Cottrell

The Federal Trade Commission sounds like a broken record. We have repeatedly written about the trouble misleading endorsements and testimonials can cause. Endorsements, testimonials, and social media influencers currently sit near the top of the FTC's list of activities that have the potential to harm consumers. article continued

CFPB Bites of the Month - November Top 10

By Justin Hosie and Eric Johnson

Each month, we host a 30-minute webinar outlining the month's key announcements and takeaways from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) for financial services providers to consider. In this month's article, we share some of our top "bites" covered during the November 17 webinar. article continued

DOJ Settles Lawsuit Alleging Violation of Motor Vehicle Lease Termination Protections under the SCRA

By Frank H. Bishop, Jr.

On September 30, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that it settled a lawsuit alleging that a sales finance company violated the early motor vehicle lease termination protections provided to servicemembers under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act. The investigation of the sales finance company began in 2019 when U.S. Army Captain Eric McDowell submitted a complaint to the DOJ. article continued

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