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Ninth Circuit Weighs In On Calculating The FCRA's Seven-Year Reporting Rule
The Fair Credit Reporting Act ("FCRA") contains an entire section devoted to the time periods for which certain information may be included in a background check report.
United States
17 May 2019
The Ninth Circuit Demands Simplicity: Background Check Disclosure Forms That Contain State-Law Notices Or Improper Grammar Violate The FCRA
As part of an evolving trend of narrowly interpreting the FCRA's "standalone" disclosure and "clear and conspicuous" disclosure requirements.
United States
5 Feb 2019
Stricter Regulations For Consumer Credit Reporting Agencies Compiling Information On New York Consumers
The New York State Department of Financial Services ("DFS") has promulgated stricter regulations for consumer credit reporting agencies ("CCRAs") compiling information on New York consumers.
United States
14 Sep 2018
Multinational Company In China – Are You Concerned About The Personal Credit System And Privacy Provisions In China? You Should Be!
The People's Republic of China is making progress in implementing its mandatory "social credit system." Multinational businesses in China should be watchful of this system, and ready for it when it rolls out – if it hasn't already.
13 Dec 2017
Robins V. Spokeo, Inc.: Ninth Circuit Holds That A Materially Inaccurate Report Is A Concrete Injury Even If The Inaccuracy Did Not Adversely Affect The Consumer
In Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, the U.S. Supreme Court held that a plaintiff must have a concrete injury to sue for FCRA violations.
United States
27 Oct 2017
Entering The FDCPA Safe Harbor Just Got More Difficult In The Second Circuit
The Second Circuit's recent opinion in Carlin v. Davidson Fink LLP, No. 15-3105-cv (2d Cir. Mar. 29, 2017), has important ramifications for the debt collection industry.
United States
4 May 2017
Supreme Court Says Credit Card Surcharge Ban Regulates Free Speech
The Supreme Court in Expressions Hair Design et al. v. Schneiderman held that New York's law prohibiting credit card surcharging (General Business Law §5 18) regulates speech...
United States
11 Apr 2017
FTC Raises Maximum Civil Penalties
The FTC has adjusted its per violation penalties, in some cases by substantial amounts.
United States
18 Jul 2016
New York City Offers Guidance For Employers On The Use Of Credit History In Employment Decisions
As we blogged about previously, Mayor Bill De Blasio signed into law the Stop Credit Discrimination in Employment Act ("SCDEA") in May.
United States
15 Sep 2015
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