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Credit Eco to Go: The Problem Solving Game of Digital Communications [Podcast]

Text and email are not digital versions of a letter or a telephone call. There has to be a strategy that includes consumer consent but also a willingness by that same consumer to continue the conversation.

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The Vendor Management Masterclass: New Vendor, New Risk 

You went through all the trouble of finding and onboarding a vendor that you think will help grow revenue. Now it’s time to make sure they perform as promised and remain compliant. Find out how to ensure your expectations are communicated correctly and met compliantly during Session 2 of The Vendor Management Masterclass, a new 3-part webinar series ​from iA Strategy & Tech.


Join Session 2, Managing Your Vendors, Wednesday, June 15 at 2pm ET. Register here.
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Court Grants Partial Summary Judgment in FCRA Case Based on Statute of Limitations

In Fowler v. Preferred Collection & Mgmt. Servs., No. 8:21-cv-1038-WFJ-AAS (M.D. Fla. May 16, 2022), the court granted in part and denied in part the defendant’s motion for summary judgment as to claims asserted against it under Section 1681s-2(b) of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). In doing so, the court weighed in on whether a consumer who lodged a dispute outside of the statute of limitations period can assert claims based on subsequent, similar disputes within the limitations period.

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CFPB States That it Did Not Scrap No-Action Letter and Compliance Assistance Sandbox Programs in Connection with its Overhaul of its Office of Innovation and Operation Catalyst

On May 25, 2022, my colleagues, Mike Gordon, John Culhane and Ron Vaske published a blog which reported on a press release issued by the CFPB on the prior day entitled “CFPB Launches New Effort to Promote Competition and Innovation in Consumer Finance.”  The blog stated:

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CFPB Critical of Deleting Tradelines

On May 2, 2022, the CFPB issued its Supervisory Highlights for spring 2022 (the “spring 2022 Report”), which highlights legal violations identified by the CFPB’s examinations between July 2021 and December 2021. The findings in the spring 2022 Report cover the areas of auto servicing, consumer reporting, credit card account management, debt collection, deposits, mortgage origination, prepaid accounts, remittances, and student loan servicing. The spring 2022 Report also summarizes recent developments in the CFPB’s supervision program and remedial actions.

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California DFPI Proposes Extensive Rules Relating to Companies’ Responses to Consumer Complaints

On May 20, California’s Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI or Department) announced that it had filed a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking with the Office of Administrative Law, inviting public comments on the proposed rulemaking. The purpose of the proposed regulations is to implement, interpret, clarify, and make specific, certain sections of the California Consumer Financial Protection Law (CCFPL) that impose requirements on covered companies to respond to consumer complaints and report information about those complaints and responses to the DFPI.

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Thriving in a Highly Regulated Environment

Medical debt collection has become a trending topic among state legislatures and federal regulators alike.  New legislation and regulations are systematically eroding asset value for healthcare providers. In the past year, we have seen California, Maryland, Nevada, and New Mexico enact new laws. Colorado and New York appear to be on the path to do so as well. To add insult to injury, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) continues to aggressively focus on medical debt as well.

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WCF 2022

5 December 2022 at 08:00 a.m.

Sharpen your leadership skills, expand your professional network and help improve your workplace culture when you attend Women in Consumer Finance 2022, December 5-7, 2022 at the Renaissance Esmeralda in Palm Springs. 

Registration is now open!

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