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Jan 23, 2019

Marco Rubio Introduces Federal Data Privacy Legislation

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) recently introduced the American Data Dissemination Act (“ADD”), which targets businesses that collect personal data through the internet. Considering the lack of [...]

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Jan 13, 2019

How the Partial Government Shutdown is Affecting Federal Consumer Protection Agencies

Funding for a portion of the federal government expired on December 21, 2018, beginning a partial federal government shutdown. As the shutdown continues into its fourth week, [...]

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Jan 07, 2019

Top 4 Privacy Trends to Watch in 2019

Over the past year, the realm of data privacy has drastically changed as consumers and regulators alike focus more intently on protecting the information individuals share with [...]

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Dec 21, 2018

New Attorneys General-Elect Reflect Increasing State Regulatory Enforcement

Now that midterm election season is over and the dust has settled, many states are starting the transition process and welcoming in new administrations. But some of [...]

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Dec 06, 2018

Kraninger Confirmed as New Director of the BCFP

The Senate confirmed Kathy Kraninger (50-49) today as the new director of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (BCFP). Kraninger, who has worked as associate director for [...]

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Sep 24, 2018

California Legislature Passes Amendments to Sweeping Consumer Privacy Act

Yesterday, California Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 1121 into law amending the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”). Since the original CCPA (previously discussed here) was [...]

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Sep 19, 2018

Additional Consumer Rights Prompt New FCRA Model Disclosures

The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (BCFP) has issued an interim final rule updating two model disclosures under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). Following the Equifax [...]

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Sep 14, 2018

Failure to Comply with Servicemembers Civil Relief Act Can Be Costly for Businesses

The U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) filed its first ever Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (“SCRA”) lawsuit against a residential landlord company on September 11, 2018. In its [...]

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Jul 27, 2018

Payday Lender Settles Misleading Loan Disclosure Allegations

The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (BCFP) has settled with Triton Management Group, Inc. (Triton), a small dollar lender operating under the names “Always Money” and “Quik [...]

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Jul 13, 2018

California Enacts Sweeping Data Privacy Law

California recently passed a privacy law requiring businesses to provide greater transparency into their data practices and giving consumers more control over their personal information. The California [...]

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