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In: Data Suppression

30 Sep 2020UK Financial Conduct Authority Opposes Suppression


During the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) issued a statement in July 2020 that reversed a temporary suspension of credit reporting in support of reporting consumers in financial accomodations.

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29 Sep 2020India: Don’t Suppress During COVID, Report with “Restructured” Note


During the COVID-19 crisis in India, the credit bureaus rolled out a “restructured” code for Indian consumers for home, auto, and…

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07 Aug 2020PERC Op-Ed: Suppression means less accuracy


Dr. Michael Turner of PERC published an op-ed, Credit Reporting & COVID-19 – It’s Not a Sophie’s Choice, that appeared in…

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07 Aug 2020Credit Reporting & COVID-19 – It’s Not a Sophie’s Choice


Dr. Michael Turner published an op-ed, Credit Reporting & COVID-19 – It’s Not a Sophie’s Choice, that appeared in Inside Sources.  Turner returned to an ongoing theme about the dangers of suppression of credit reporting.

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14 Jul 2020European Commission Opposes Suppression


Deeper in the pandemic, in July 2020, the European Commission largely adopted U.S. policies on how financial institutions and credit bureaus…

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01 Jul 2020CDIA webinar: PERC research on data suppression


CDIA sponsored a webinar with Michael A. Turner, Ph.D., founder, president, and CEO of PERC; and Patrick Walker, M.A., director of research of PERC.  PERC is the Policy & Economic Research Council (PERC).

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In June 2020, U.S. Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-SC), the ranking member of the House Financial Services Committee, entered in the the Congressional…

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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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22 May 2020U.S. Sen. Scott Leads Letter Opposing Suppression


On May 22, 2020, U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) led a letter signed by several members of the Senate Banking Committee, including Chairman…

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