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Credit Reporting Agency Agrees To Pay Over $575 Million To Settle Federal And State Data Breach Charges
Consumer credit reporting agency Equifax agreed to pay at least $650 million and possibly hundreds of millions more in fines and other costs as part of a global settlement with the FTC, the CFPB.
United States
29 Jul 2019
The Digital Revolution Takes On New Meaning: Among Calls For Heightened U.S. Data Privacy Measures, California Is King
California's ambitious new data privacy law, the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 ("CCPA"), will go into effect on January 1, 2020 and promises to bring a new era of digital regulation to America's shores.
United States
11 Mar 2019
NYAG Finds Cryptocurrency Exchanges Lack Retail Customer Protections
In a newly released Virtual Markets Integrity Report, the Office of the New York State Attorney General ("NYAG") concluded that many virtual asset trading platforms lack the necessary policies.
United States
25 Sep 2018
Thirty-Two Senators Sign Letter To CFPB Questioning Status Of Equifax Investigation
Thirty-two U.S. Senators issued a letter to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") seeking to confirm whether its investigation into the Equifax data breach has been halted.
United States
13 Feb 2018
Financial CHOICE Act Would Complicate The Choices In Bringing And Defending Against SEC Cases
Legislation passed by the U.S. House of Representatives threatens to shake up the Securities and Exchange Commission's enforcement program in a historic manner.
United States
21 Jun 2017
Signs, Signs, Everywhere A Sign: Changes In Store For SEC Enforcement Under The Trump Administration
Even before President Trump's nomination of Jay Clayton as the next Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC" or "Commission")...
United States
15 Mar 2017
D.C. Circuit Brings CFPB Under Presidential Control
The D.C. Circuit issued its opinion in PHH Corp. v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, in which the Court held that the structure of the CFPB was unconstitutional under the Separation of Powers doctrine...
United States
20 Oct 2016
CFPB Proposed Rules Address Payday Loans And Impose New Customer Diligence Requirements
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") last week announced long-awaited proposed rules governing payday loans and other high-cost credit products...
United States
14 Jun 2016
CFPB Targets Mandatory Arbitration Clauses To Protect Consumer Class Actions
On May 5, 2016, the CFPB issued a proposed rule to prohibit providers of certain consumer financial products and services from using arbitration clauses to block consumers from filing or participating in class action lawsuits.
United States
17 May 2016
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