Tag Archives: California

California AG Issues $1.2M Fine for CCPA Violation

The Attorney General of California has fined a retailer $1.2 million to resolve allegations it violated the California Consumer Privacy Act, while also announcing that other businesses are being notified of not complying with the CCPA, specifically failing to process consumer opt-out requests made via user-enabled global privacy controls. A …

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Calif. DFPI to Get $7M More in Proposed Budget

The Governor of California has earmarked more than $11 million of the budget for the state’s Department of Financial Protection & Innovation to “protect consumers and ensure transparency of the debt collector industry through strong government oversight and data collection.” The item was part of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s $286 billion …

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January 1 Means New Laws Now in Effect

Along with college football and resolutions, January 1 is also a day when new laws often take effect, and there are some that went into effect that apply to the accounts receivable management industry. At the federal level, the No Surprises Act is now in effect, even though a lawsuit …

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DFPI Issues Draft Rules to License Four New Types of Industries, Including Debt Settlement Providers

The California Department of Financial Protection & Innovation is seeking comments on a proposed rulemaking that would require four different industries to be registered with the state in order to operate — debt settlement services, student debt relief services, education financing, and wage-based advances. Comments on the proposed rulemaking are …

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