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On January 5, 2020, the CFPB’s Task Force on Federal Consumer Financial Law issued its report “with recommendations on how to improve consumer protection in the financial marketplace.”

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01 Aug 2020The Early Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Consumer Credit


In August 2020, the CFPB issued a report, The Early Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Consumer Credit.  The Bureau also issued a press release covering the report.

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14 Jul 2020Best Practices in Relation to Relief Measures Offered to Consumers and Businesses in the Context of the COVID-19 Crisis


Deeper in the pandemic, in July 2020, the European Commission largely adopted the how financial institutions and credit bureaus should treat consumers in financial peril as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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05 Jul 2020Federal Reserve Reports on Synthetic Identity


In July 2019, the Federal Reserve issued its first report on synthetic identity fraud, Synthetic Identity Fraud in the U.S. Payment…

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01 Jul 2020Mitigating Synthetic Identity Fraud in the U.S. Payment System


In July 2020, the Federal Reserve issued a report, Mitigating Synthetic Identity Fraud in the U.S. Payment System.  The paper was authored by Jim Cunha, Payments Security Strategy Leader and Fintech Division Head Senior Vice President at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. 

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01 Jul 2020Financially Fit? Comparing the credit records of young servicemembers and civilians


In July 2020, the CFPB announced a new report, Financially Fit? Comparing the credit records of young servicemembers and civilians, and published a web page summarizing the report.

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15 Jun 2020Chesapeake Risk Advisors: Suppression Harms Consumers and the Economy


A paper was released in June 2020 by Chesapeake Risk Advisors, LLC.  The paper, Economic Impacts of a Moratorium on Consumer Credit Reporting discusses the risks associated with data suppression.

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03 Jun 2020World Bank Opposes Suppression


During the COVID-19 pandemic, global financial authorities have been encouraging full reporting, and not suppression.

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01 May 2020Managing Data Privacy and External Access


In May 2020, the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) issued an Interim Report, Managing Data Privacy and External Access. …

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30 Apr 2020Protecting consumers and encouraging innovation: 2019 Fair Lending Report to Congress


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

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