Effective January 1, 2014, new amendments to a California law call for website operators to clarify and disclose how it responds to “Do Not Track” signals and to what extent information that is collected from consumers is shared across different websites.
BillingTree, one of the nation’s leading on-demand payment processors, is teaming up with Paramount Promotions to re-design Santa Bob’s Christmas ‘Sleigh’.
Although the debt collection complaints data from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has been public for only a few weeks, ARM firms and major creditors have been responding to the incoming complaints since July. An analysis of the responses show varied strategies in the companies’ interactions with consumers and the CFPB.
ACA International, the association for credit and collection professionals, Monday published an analysis of a recent independent study that examined constraints of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) for the public sector. The study makes a compelling case that data no longer supports the enforcement of the TCPA as it was originally written.
TransUnion announced Friday that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida has approved its bid to acquire TLO, a leading company in the risk information and analytics industry based in Boca Raton, Fla.
The CFPB Wednesday announced its first enforcement action against a payday lender. The order calls for the lender to refund consumers for robo-signing court documents in debt collection lawsuits and pay a fine for violations of the Military Lending Act. But the Bureau also found that the company impeded its investigation by destroying documents and data, leading to further penalties.
Today we are announcing the launch of our newly-redesigned CFPB Resources page. The page will focus on developments and documentation from the CFPB in its regulation and supervision of the debt collection industry.
There are a number of Congressional efforts underway to amend the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). But the first changes in the rules governing debt collectors are not likely to come from legislative fixes. The CFPB, with the release of its advance notice of proposed rulemaking, will probably beat lawmakers to the punch. What changes are probably coming?
Vital Solutions, Inc., headquartered in Peachtree Corners, Georgia, announces the launch of a new Vendor Risk Management solution.
A state court judge in California last month dismissed Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) claims against a debt collection agency in a case brought by a consumer. While the details of the case are specific to the company in question, at least one law firm thinks it might create defense opportunities for other ARM companies.