Tag: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

  • EPIC Commends CFPB’s Personal Financial Data Rights Rulemaking 

    EPIC joined Public Citizen and a coalition of civil society organizations this week in expressing support for the goals of the CFPB’s proposed Personal Financial Data Rights Rule. The rulemaking aims to enhance consumer privacy and data security and promote competition in the financial services industry.

    • Competition and Privacy

    • Consumer Privacy

    • Data Protection

    • Updates

  • EPIC Submits Comments Calling on the CFPB to Strengthen Consumer Reporting Protections

    Today EPIC called on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to strengthen protections for consumers in response to the CFPB's outline of proposals under consideration for its upcoming rulemaking focusing on credit reporting.

    • Consumer Privacy

    • Data Brokers

    • Updates

  • CFPB and FTC Cite TransUnion for Violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act 

    Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Federal Trade Commission took joint action to protect consumers from violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) by TransUnion. The agencies found that TransUnion violated rules governing tenant screening and that the company failed to timely place or remove security freezes on users’ accounts.

    • Consumer Privacy

    • Data Brokers

    • Data Protection

    • Enforcement of Privacy Laws

    • Privacy Laws

    • U.S. Privacy Laws

    • Updates

  • Why the Supreme Court Must Turn Back Payday Lenders’ Attack on the CFPB’s Existence

    Today, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) v. Community Financial Services Association of America (CFSA). In the case, payday loan companies are trying to evade the CFPB’s consumer protection regulations by attacking the existence of the agency itself.

    • Consumer Privacy

    • Data Brokers

    • Data Protection

    • Analysis

  • The CFPB Moves Ahead with FCRA Rulemaking to Rein in Data Brokers

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau took a major step last week toward establishing stronger guardrails for data brokers and better protections for consumers.

    • Consumer Privacy

    • Data Brokers

    • Analysis