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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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Jul 05, 2018

Vermont Tightens its Grip on Automatic Renewal Contracts

Most states have laws regulating “automatic renewal contracts” (ARC), but Vermont’s new House Bill 593 is one of the strictest. The Act, which updates Vermont’s current ARC [...]

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Jun 27, 2018

More Bad News for Proponents of the BCFP: It May be Unconstitutional

It’s been a tough year for proponents of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (BCFP, formerly CFPB). A judge in the Southern District of New York recently [...]

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Jun 26, 2018

Supreme Court Upends Sales Tax Collection

A recent Supreme Court case overturning the 1992 Quill Corp. v. North Dakota (“Quill”) decision marks the beginning of a new era for many businesses with an [...]

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Jun 19, 2018

Trump Nominee for BCFP Director Sparks Controversy

The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (BCFP, formerly CFPB) has again found itself embroiled in controversy, with President Donald Trump announcing his plan to nominate Kathy Kraninger [...]

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Jun 15, 2018

Businesses Facing Civil Penalties Under California UCL Entitled to Jury Trial

On Wednesday, a California district court found that a business has a constitutional right to a jury trial when the state seeks to impose civil penalties for [...]

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