Category Archives: Supreme Court

Supreme Court Unanimously Rules That a Business Engaging in Nonjudicial Foreclosure Proceedings is Not a Debt Collector Under the FDCPA

Co-Authored by Kirsten Pagel, Briggs and Morgan Associate. On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, the Supreme Court ruled, in Obduskey v. McCarthy & Holthus LLP, that a business engaged in nonjudicial foreclosure proceedings is not a “debt collector” under the Fair … Continue reading

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Fifth Circuit Strikes Down Entire DOL Fiduciary Duty Rule, Two Days After Tenth Circuit Upholds PTE 84-24: Supreme Court Up Next?

On Thursday, March 15, 2018, the Fifth Circuit vacated the DOL Fiduciary Duty Rule in its entirety, including the Best Interest Contract Exemption (BICE) and the amendments to Prohibited Transaction Exemption (PTE) 84-24, in Chamber of Commerce et al. v. … Continue reading

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Judge Gorsuch, Trump’s Pick for Supreme Court

On January 31, 2016, President Trump nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch of the Tenth Circuit to the United States Supreme Court. Jude Gorsuch received his law degree from Harvard Law School, and he is a former clerk to Justices Byron White … Continue reading

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