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CFPB SMALL ENTITY COMPLIANCE GUIDE FOR DEBT COLLECTION

The CFPB has updated its Small Entity Compliance Guide for the Debt Collection Rule (Regulation F) to add the vastly expanded requirements of the December 2020 Final Rules. The CFPB recently issued a proposed revision to Regulation F to delay the effective date from November 30, 2021 to January 29, 2022. […]

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CFPB PROPOSES DELAY OF THE FDCPA RULES

On April 7, 2021, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) proposed to extend the effective dates for two recent final rules amending Regulation F from November 30, 2021 until January 29, 2022. The comment period ends 30 days after the proposed rule is published in the Federal Register. […]

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Final Final Fair Debt Collections Practices Act is Published

On December 18, 2020, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released the second part of its final rule, Regulation F, which implements the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. The first part of the final rule was published on October 30, 2020. The most recent release has three primary components dealing with validation notices, passive debt collection through negative reporting, and the collection of time-barred debt.  Most notably, the provisions dealing with time-barred debt depart significantly […]

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PROPOSED DEBT COLLECTION RULE

On May 7, 2019 the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a proposed rule, contained in Regulation F, to implement the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). The proposal establishes clear limits on the number of calls debt collectors may place to reach consumers on a weekly basis; clarifies how collectors may communicate lawfully using newer technologies, such as voicemail, email and text messages, that have developed since the FDCPA’s passage in 1977; and requires […]

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CFPB REGULATORY PRIORITIES FROM THE SEMIANNUAL REGULATORY AGENDA

The CFPB’s regulatory priorities for the semiannual period ending October 31, 2014, include continuing work to implement Dodd-Frank Act mortgage protections, a series of rulemakings to address critical issues in other markets for consumer financial products and services, and following up on earlier efforts to streamline and modernize regulations that the CFPB has inherited from other Federal agencies.   Implementing Dodd-Frank Act Mortgage Protections A major effort of the CFPB is the implementation of its […]

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