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John L. Ropiequet and Marc S. Zaslavsky publish article in Consumer Finance Law Quarterly Report

Arnstein & Lehr Attorney John L. Ropiequet

John Ropiequet

Arnstein & Lehr Attorney Marc S. Zaslavsky

Marc Zaslavsky

Arnstein & Lehr Chicago Partner John L. Ropiequet and Associate Marc S. Zaslavsky have published an article in the Consumer Finance Law Quarterly Report, titled “What is ‘Security’ Under the Truth in Lending Act?” The article discusses cases that have dealt with whether, and under what circumstances, a security interest in collateral must be disclosed, as such in consumer loan transactions under federal law in borderline situations where it is unclear whether something is or is not security for a loan.

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Partner John Ropiequet authors article regarding amendments to the Telemarketing Sales Rule

John L. Ropiequet

Chicago Partner John Ropiequet has published an article in the current issue of the Consumer Finance Law Quarterly Report entitled, “The 2010 Amendments to the Telemarketing Sales Rule: Expanding FTC Regulatory Oversight to Debt Relief Services.” The article discusses new FTC rules which regulate debt relief services telemarketing in a way which extends its oversight for the first time to both inbound and outbound calls and sets standards for service providers’ conduct.

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Partners John Ropiequet and Chris Naveja author Dodd Frank Act article published in Consumer Finance Law Quarterly Report

John L. Ropiequet

Christopher S. Naveja

Chicago Partners John Ropiequet and Chris Naveja published the article entitled “The Dodd-Frank Act Changes the Consumer Finance Landscape,” which appears in the current issue of the Consumer Finance Law Quarterly Report. The article analyzes the major changes the Act makes to all forms of consumer finance, particularly mortgage lending, and how the new Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection will operate as both a regulator and an enforcement agency.

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