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Section Newsletter Articles on Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003

A proposed jury instruction for “willfulness” in FACTA cases By Isaac J. Colunga Federal Civil Practice, December 2011 Courts have not yet spelled out what it means exactly to be “willful” as opposed to “negligent.” In many cases it’s a close call, and it depends on the facts and circumstances of each case. The purpose of this article is to find some common ground.
What your company doesn’t know can kill it: The truncation requirements of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003 By Lee Christoff Business and Securities Law, August 2008 Many companies in Illinois face potentially bankrupting liability for failure to comply with an obscure provision of the Fair Credit Reporting Act.