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A Summary of Legal Issues Impacting the Consumer Reporting Industry

31 Mar 2020Vermont’s First Data Broker Enforcement Action


On March 10, Vermont’s attorney general, T.J. Donovan brought the first enforcement action under the state’s data broker law.  According to…

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27 Mar 2020TMI: The 9th Circuit finds that in an employment disclosure too much is too much


Last week, the 9th Circuit issued an opinion that goes into some detail about what may – and what may not…

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06 Mar 2020CFPB Constitutional says the Fifth Circuit


As the U.S. Supreme Court debates the constitutionality of the CFPB, the Fifth Circuit weighed in upholding the Bureau’s constitutionality on…

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04 Mar 2020CFPB Constitutionality at the Supreme Court


The SCOTUS blog yesterday had two postings summarizing oral argument earlier in the day in a case that questions the constitutionality…

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28 Feb 20209th Circuit cuts jury award against TransUnion


The 9th Circuit slashed by about one-third a $60m jury award to a class of consumers who alleged that TransUnion violated…

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20 Feb 2020CFPB Symposium on Consumer Access to Financial Records (Dodd-Frank Sec. 1033)


The CFPB announced that “it will hold a symposium on Consumer Access to Financial Records and Section 1033 of the Dodd-Frank…

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05 Feb 2020New CFPB policy of abusive acts, but questions remain


The CFPB’s policy statement on abusive acts or practices is still pretty new (here), but already interpretations are being offered, and…

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04 Feb 2020CDIA comments to FTC/CFPB on accuracy


Consumer reports are predictive, reliable, and accurate and there are laws in place to ensure and enforce this.  These are the…

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30 Jan 2020Facebook settles privacy litigation


We recently discussed Facebook’s attempt to have the U.S. Supreme Court decide an important standing issue that was a key part…

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26 Jan 2020The California data broker law


In 2019, California became the second state in the country to pass a data broker law.  The bill that passed, A.B….

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