Compliance

FCC Rolls Out Reassigned Database Guidelines

The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday released some of the guidelines that will be used for its Reassigned Number Database, which aims to help callers identify whether a phone number it has for an individual has been reassigned to someone else. One of the key metrics, which has been on …

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Compliance Digest – April 20

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SCOTUS Sets Date for Arguments in Key TCPA Case

The Supreme Court announced yesterday that it will hear arguments in a key Telephone Consumer Protection Act case on Wednesday, May 6. Arguments in the case — Barr v. American Association of Political Consultants — were due to be heard this month, but the Supreme Court first postponed oral arguments in …

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Illinois Takes More Steps to Regulate Debt Collection During COVID-19

The state of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation issued guidance yesterday recommending practices that licensed consumer credit companies should putting into place to help individuals dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, including those related to how debts are collected, while Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a separate executive order …

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State AGs Ask CFPB to Withdraw Credit Reporting Guidance

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Attorneys general from nearly two dozen states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico wrote a letter yesterday to Kathleen Kraninger, the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, requesting that the agency withdraw its guidance for how debts should be reported to the credit bureaus during the COVID-19 pandemic. …

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