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A group of credit union and banking associations, including NAFCU and CUNA, filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to provide their views of the term “permitted by law” in a court case involving the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).

The amicus brief, filed Tuesday by NAFCU, CUNA, the Mortgage Bankers Association, the American Bankers Association and the American Financial Services Association, explained the organizations’ interpretation of the three-word phrase in the case of Amy Thomas-Lawson, William Green, et al. v. Carrington Mortgage Services, LLC. The original lawsuit was filed in May 2021.

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