Law360, New York (August 16, 2013, 7:46 PM ET) -- While banks and other lenders fear 2013 will be marked by tough new regulations that could hamper their business models, the industry can take comfort in some key judicial victories so far this year that will help them avoid fee fights with consumers and curb debt collection battles.
Here are five decisions that will shape the banking and consumer finance landscape moving forward.
American Express Co. et al. v. Italian Colors Restaurant et al.
The first case on the list did not deal directly with consumer...