CFPB Guidance Regarding Vehicle Repossessions
- Published: 31 March 2022
- Law Firm: Bassford Remele
Patrick Newman and Tal Bakke will join American Recovery Association Executive Director Les McCook on Thursday, March 17, 2022, to discuss the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB) newly released guidance regarding vehicle reposessions (Bulletin 2022:-04: Mitigating Harm from Repossesion of Automobiles).
Patrick Newman focuses his practice on the defense of recovery professionals, businesses, creditors, collection agencies, alternative finance companies, and other financial institutions against consumer-protection claims brought under the FDCPA, FCRA, TCPA, and other state statutes, as well as claims and investigations brought by state regulators. Patrick is experienced in complex litigation and class action lawsuits. Patrick regularly represents clients in both state and federal courts across the United States, including the bankruptcy and appellate courts. He also consults with and instructs clients on compliance with state and federal regulations. Patrick is licensed in Minnesota and Wisconsin, as well as numerous federal jurisdictions.
Tal Bakke has broad experience representing clients in all manner of consumer-protection litigation and compliance matters. Tal devotes a substantial portion of his practice to representing recovery professionals, businesses, collection agencies, and other financial institutions in a variety of litigation matters including claims brought under the FDCPA, FCRA, TCPA, and related state statutory and common-law claims. In addition to consumer litigation, Tal is experienced in complex commercial, construction, professional liability, and products liability litigation. He has experience representing clients at all stages of litigation from pre-suit advice and counsel through trial and appeal.