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Judicial Review

A Summary of Legal Issues Impacting the Consumer Reporting Industry

17 Jan 202011th Circuit Decision in Williams v. First Advantage


On January 9, 2020, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit issued its decision in Williams v. First Advantage…

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16 Jan 2020Life after the CFBP? Yes, in California and New York


We have reported before on how California and New York are racing to expand their powers to create mini-CFPBs in their…

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15 Jan 2020What to expect if you’re expecting a new CFPB


Businesses that are regulated, supervised, and examined by the CFPB likely know what to expect now under Director Kathleen Kraninger, whose…

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13 Jan 2020A New Privacy Front: A Data Fiduciary


The concept of a “data fiduciary” or an “information fiduciary” is mostly an academic discussion, spilling out on the pages of…

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11 Jan 2020California Dreaming: A State-CFPB


The the website of the California Department of Business Oversight (DBO) is a posting about the proposal to for Consumer Financial…

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11 Jan 2020NYDFS makes technical changes to cybersecurity filings


The New York DFS has issued a “consensus [notice of proposed] rule making to amend section 500.17 and Appendix A of…

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10 Jan 2020CFPB action against companies over alleged FCRA violations


In a press release the CFPB announced that it filed “suit against several companies and individuals involved in offering student loan…

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10 Jan 2020A new sheriff in California? Governor proposes a state-CFPB


Based on reports from the LA Times and the American Banker, Californian Gov. Gavin Newsom “is planning to create a powerful…

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09 Jan 2020U.S. judge OKs $562K settlement of class-action lawsuit over inaccurate criminal background checks


As reported by the Patriot-News in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Judge Yvette Kane of the Middle District of Pennsylvania has approved a “$562,500…

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07 Jan 2020A new front opened by plaintiff attorneys: targeting “illegal loans”


“A class of more than 100,000 payday loan customers reached a $24 million cash settlement [recently] to end allegations that consumer-reporting…

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