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Industry Stakeholders, Government Officials and Consumer Advocates Discuss Data Use in Debt Collection at CFPB-FTC Roundtable

As initially reported , the CFPB and FTC held a public roundtable last week that brought together industry stakeholders, government officials and consumer advocates to discuss the use of consumer data throughout the…

FTC and CFPB Announce Public Roundtable on Data Integrity in Debt Collection

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) will co-host a roundtable on June 6, 2013 to examine how consumer data is used and maintained in the debt collection process,…

CFPB to Begin Accepting Consumer Complaints Regarding the Debt Collection Industry in 2013

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) plans to begin accepting consumer complaints regarding the debt collection industry in the second quarter of this year, according to a report issued yesterday by…

CFPB and FTC Issue Annual Reports on the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

The FTC and CFPB have issued reports on their FDCPA enforcement actions and other FDCPA related activities in 2011. The FTC previously had responsibility for issuing annual reports on FDCPA enforcement but the…

FTC Releases Final Statement of Policy Regarding Communications in Connection with the Collection of Decedents' Debts

The FTC’s final Statement of Policy Regarding Communications in Connection with the Collection of Decedents’ Debts was published on July 27, 2011 in the Federal Register . The policy statement clarifies that the agency…