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Consumer Financial Services Law Monitor Blog

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CFPB Issues Model FCRA Summary of Rights Form Ahead of September 21 Effective Date

USA - September 14 2018 On September 12, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued an interim final rule which provided a model Summary of Rights form, a form that both…

FTC Conducts First Compliance Sweep Since Amendment to Used Car Rule

USA - September 7 2018 The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced in mid-July that it conducted the first compliance sweep of car dealerships since the effective date of…

Contractual Consent Means Something: District Court in Eleventh Circuit Finds Consumer Cannot Revoke Contractually Bargained-For TCPA Consent

USA - August 30 2018 If a consumer signs a contract with a creditor in which the consumer consents to be called, can he or she later revoke that consent if they simply…

ALERT for Employers and Consumer Reporting Agencies: Revise a key FCRA form NOW

USA - August 27 2018 Employers and consumer reporting agencies beware: a change to a key form required by the Fair Credit Reporting Act is effective September 21, 2018…

Clarity On Overlapping Background Check Laws In California

USA - August 22 2018 On Aug. 20, 2018, the California Supreme Court issued its long-awaited order in Connor v. First Student Inc.

ABA Resolution 104B Withdrawn Amid Opposition

USA - August 21 2018 The American Bar Association proposed Resolution 104B this past July to urge policymakers to adopt specific regulations governing auto dealerships and…

Supreme Court of California Affirms Constitutionality of State’s Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act in Connor v. First Student, Inc.

USA - August 21 2018 On August 20, 2018, the Supreme Court of California issued its long-awaited order in Connor v. First Student, Inc. finding the state’s Investigative…

Democrat Senators Seek Amendment of FCRA, FDCPA for Medical Debts

USA - August 21 2018 On August 16, seven Democrat senators proposed a bill (S.3351, named the “Medical Debt Relief Act of 2018”) to amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act and…

A New Wave of BIPA Cases? Alleging Third-Party Disclosure Under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act

USA - August 15 2018 Illinois’ Biometric Information Protection Act (“BIPA”) requires entities collecting, using, and storing biometric data (such as face scans, retina…

DC Federal Court Dismisses FACTA Class Action on Standing Grounds

USA - August 8 2018 On August 3, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia dismissed a putative class action brought under the Fair and Accurate Credit…