FCC Formally Announces STIR/SHAKEN Deadline

Meeting via conference call yesterday, the Federal Communications Commission has formally adopted a rule that will require phone carriers to deploy STIR/SHAKEN call authentication technology by June 30, 2021. STIR/SHAKEN is technology that allows a carrier to verify the caller ID information matches the caller’s actual phone number. It is …

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Illinois Issues Guidance To Licensed Agencies

The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation released guidance yesterday, advising collection agencies about what to do if they wish to have employees work from home, and encouraging collection agencies and debt buyers to suspend all collection activity for the next 60 days. A copy of the guidance can …

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CFPB Task Force Seeking Answers About Regulations


A task force created by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to examine consumer financial law has issued a Request for Information, seeking answers to two dozen questions about how well the financial markets are functioning for consumers. The task force was launched in January and includes five individuals: Todd J. …

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Compliance Digest – March 30

I’m thrilled to announce that Bedard Law Group is the new sponsor for the Compliance Digest. Bedard Law Group, P.C. – Compliance Support – Defense Litigation – Nationwide Complaint Management – Turnkey Speech Analytics.  And Our New BLG360 Program – Your Low Monthly Retainer Compliance Solution. Visit, email John H. Bedard, Jr., or call (678) 253-1871. Every …

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