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A Summary of Federal Issues Impacting the Consumer Reporting Industry

19 Jun 2020U.S. Sen. Brown Introduces Privacy Bill


U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), the ranking member of Senate Banking, has introduced the Data Accountability and Transparency Act of 2020….

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16 Jun 2020CFPB issues FAQs for CARES reporting


On June 16, CFPB issued Consumer Reporting FAQs Related to the CARES Act and COVID-19 Pandemic.  These FAQs follow an April…

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02 Jun 2020CDIA to CFPB Task Force: We have so much to talk about


CDIA filed a comment this week with the Taskforce on Federal Consumer Financial Law in response to its March 2020 Request…

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01 Jun 2020Heroes Act – An Addendum on Bad FCRA Amendments


It is no secret that the HEROES Act was written in haste and as Virginia Democrat, Abigail Spanberger pointed out, “unfortunately,…

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18 May 2020The HEROES Act


The House of Representatives passed H.R. 6800, the ‘Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act’’ or the (HEROES Act). This…

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15 May 2020CFPB: Fair lending and AI


The CFPB released its latest fair lending report, Protecting consumers and encouraging innovation: 2019 Fair Lending Report to Congress with a…

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05 May 2020FTC Updates Congress on Efforts to Educate Consumers about Their FCRA Rights


The FTC sent a report to Congress updating lawmakers on the agency’s efforts to educate consumers about their rights to dispute…

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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 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 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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