Tag Archives: Regulation F

Bedard Discusses New Validation Period Requirements

The model validation notice represents a complete top-down overhaul of the validation notice that debt collectors have been sending since the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act was enacted back when disco was king. Among two of the major changes to the information that collectors will now be required to include …

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Bedard Continues Breakdown of Validation Information Disclosures

As discussed last week, there are four pieces of information that make up what the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau refers to as “validation information” in Regulation F. They are: debt collection communication disclosures, information about the debt, information about consumer protections, and information about how the consumer can respond to …

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Bedard Breaks Down Categories of Validation Information

Once Regulation F — the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Debt Collection Rule — goes into effect, collectors are going to have to make substantial changes to the validation notices they are sending out to consumers. Whether collectors choose to use the rule’s Model Validation Notice or continue using their own …

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Petition Submitted Urging CFPB to Rescind Debt Collection Rule

A petition has been submitted to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau — allegedly signed by 177,000 people — urging the regulator to rescind Regulation F, its debt collection rule. The petition was submitted by Consumer Reports, the advocacy organization, as part of the comment process to the CFPB’s proposal to …

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