The Consent Order between the CFPB and the Frederick J. Hanna & Associates law firm has rightly received substantial attention among debt collection law firms. The order imposes new requirements on licensed attorneys not found in existing case law or state bar rules. But it would be a mistake to read the order in isolation or as only affecting law firms. Instead, the order should be seen as the most recent step in the CFPB’s effort to bring about systemic MORE >

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