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April 2020

30 Apr 2020Fifth Circuit: Credit bureaus were reasonable, relying on ACDV system


The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmed a lower court decision that found Equifax and Experian’s reinvestigation of…

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29 Apr 2020End of the road for truck driver’s disclosure lawsuit


Last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit put a do not enter sign in the way of…

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27 Apr 2020FTC: Three (new) thinks to know about the Safeguards Rule


The FTC (Leslie Fair) posted a blog, 3 new things to know about FTC Safeguards Rule review.  The blog notes that…

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20 Apr 2020SCOTUS declines to resolve circuit conflict on FCRA sovereign immunity


The U.S. Supreme Court, in denying a cert petition, declined to resolve a conflict among the circuits whether the federal government…

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20 Apr 2020FTC: Be intelligent about artificial intelligence


Andrew Smith, the Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection released a blog posting on businesses’ use of AI and…

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20 Apr 20209th Cir. pushes pause on FCRA Litigation


Last week, the 9th Circuit put on hold its decision in Ramirez v. TransUnion LLC while the company seeks resolution before the…

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20 Apr 2020Cordray Calls on CFPB to Fill the “Gaps”


A recent letter and article was posted in Medium by former CFPB Director Cordray responding to the recent COVID-19 guidance.  He argued, incorrectly, that…

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20 Apr 2020Data Suppression During COVID-19


As the country and world faces the unprecedented threat of the COVID-19 virus, many consumers are facing financial hardship and risk…

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