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A Summary of Legal Issues Impacting the Consumer Reporting Industry

24 Jan 2021At the Turn of Trump to Biden, a Final Rule on Supervisory Guidance


In the last full day on the job of the Trump Administration, the CFPB issued a final rule on supervisory guidance. …

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24 Jan 2021Pres. Biden’s Executive Order on Racial Equity


On his first day in office, President Joe Biden promoted his Administration’s commitment to racial equity.  As the New York Times…

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04 Dec 2020FTC: No parking zone for debt


The FTC has taken its first enforcement action against the practice of “debt parking,” or “passive debt collection.”  As noted in…

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03 Dec 2020The first CCPA class settlements; clarity elusive


As aptly put by a Davis, Wright, Tremaine blog post, “[f]or those of us waiting to see how the CCPA’s statutory…

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01 Dec 2020CFPB issues new Advisory Opinion Policy


The CFPB announced its final Advisory Opinions Policy “to publicly address regulatory uncertainty in the Bureau’s existing regulations and provide guidance to…

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25 Nov 2020Back to the Future? FTC Commissioner Chopra wants to bring back Penalty Offense Authority


FTC Commissioner Rohit Chopra, who some people think could become the next Commission Chair in the Biden Administration, has co-written a…

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17 Nov 2020CFPB Reorganization: Never Mind


As Roseanne Rossannadanna would say, “never mind.”  The previously reported major reorganization of the CFPB, announced last month, is now on…

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We posted before about CDIA’s defense of public records in Arkansas in an amicus brief before that state’s supreme court. Our…

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26 Oct 2020CFPB re-organization


The CFPB recently announced a reorganization of its Division Supervision, Enforcement & Fair Lending (SEFL).  A new unit, the Office of…

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23 Oct 20209th Circuit drifting less liberal?


As reported by the National Law Journal in an article, The 9th Circuit’s En BancReviewProcess Foretells a Conservative Power Shift, President Trump…

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