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- The F.T.C. Does Lord Mansfield In. Rohner, Ralph J. // American Bar Association Journal;Mar1976, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p372
Focuses on the abolition of holder in due course rule as it applies to consumer credit transactions in the United States. Precedent of financer transaction; Objections to the rule.
- Bankruptcy reform sets needs-based eligibility. McCorkell, Peter L.; McConnel, Marianne // Credit World;Nov/Dec97, Vol. 86 Issue 2, p6
Presents information on legislation and bills concerning the consumer credit industry. Significance of the Responsible Borrower Bankruptcy Protection Act of 1997; Information about House Resolution 1059 which seeks to protect businesses from the abuse of the Fair Debt Collection practices Act...
- Consumer credit made simpler? Rosenberg, Robert // Credit Management;Oct99, p22
Reviews the revision of the Great Britain's Consumer Credit Act 1974. Includes advertising requirements for low start mortgages; Removal of wealth warnings in radio, television and cinema advertising; Use of a more equitable and transparent formula for early settlement rebates. INSET: A...
- Preventive medicine for a preference headache. Dopke, Bruce // Business Credit;Sep93, Vol. 95 Issue 8, p28
Focuses on the `contemporaneous exchange for new value' defense which allows for creditors' reduction of preference exposure. Recovery of preference payments made to the company prior to bankruptcy; Section 547 (c)(1) of the Bankruptcy Code; `New value' definition; Measurement of the goods or...
- House, Senate draft Work Opportunities Tax Credit plans. // Nation's Restaurant News;11/6/95, Vol. 29 Issue 44, p2
Reports on the drafting of the Work Opportunities Tax Credit, a bill on tax breaks for companies who hire economically disadvantaged people. Difference in the United States Senate and House bills.
- Fair credit reporting bill advances in House. Garsson, Robert M. // American Banker;2/10/1994, Vol. 159 Issue 28, p3
Reports on the advancement of the Fair Credit Reporting Act in Congress. Delay in the approval of a number of controversial amendments; Approval of the managers amendment; Provisions of the managers amendment; Discontinuing of charges for credit reports.
- Taxes-for-parity gaining ground in D.C. Collins, John // Caribbean Business;3/2/1995, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p36
Reports on concerns over the proposal to exchange parity in federal funds for Puerto Rico. Gov. Pedro Rossello's support of Section 936 of the 1994 Internal Revenue Code; Split in opinion among Puerto Rico's Republicans; Struggle over the control of the delegates to the Democratic National...
- Warning against swap of 936 for parity. Collins, John // Caribbean Business;3/2/1995, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p37
Reports on Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez's opposition to the proposal to exchange the benefits of Section 936 for full parity in federal programs. Impact of the trade-off on businesses in Puerto Rico; Concerns over the ability of taxpayers to assume federal taxation; Impact of the reform on Puerto...
- Eased information-sharing aids banks, consumers. Fischer, Richard; McEneney, Michael // American Banker;11/8/1996, Vol. 161 Issue 216, p14
Discusses amendments to the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Benefits to banks and consumers of the provisions of the law; Opportunity for efficiency gains; Affiliate information sharing; Cross-marketing possibilities; Credit bureau information; Enforcement and federal preemption.