News from Overnight: CFPB Issues Reminders on Communicating with Debt Collectors

In other news, Paycheck Protection Program loan applications are available; draft data privacy bill introduced.

6/19/2020 6:30 AM

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News from Overnight: CFPB Issues Reminders on Communicating with Debt Collectors

CFPB Issues Updated Tips on Communicating with Debt Collectors

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has updated information on managing debt as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, including important reminders to communicate with lenders or debt collectors about past-due bills so they can help with hardship programs or other accommodations. Read more from the CFPB here.

Borrower-Friendly Paycheck Protection Program Applications Now Available

The U.S. Small Business Administration and the U.S. Department of the Treasury, posted a revised, borrower-friendly Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness application implementing the PPP Flexibility Act of 2020, signed into law by President Trump on June 5, 2020, according to a news release. Read more here.

Brown Releases New Proposal Regarding Policy

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, ranking member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, Thursday released a draft privacy bill, the Data Accountability and Transparency Act of 2020.  A press release is available here.

District Court Enforces Government-Backed Debt Exemption in TCPA Case

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois has ruled in a student loan case, Tillman v. Navient Sols, LLC and dismissed the “plaintiff’s TCPA claim turned on the government-backed debt exception to the TCPA.” A decision on the topic at in Barr v. American Association of Political Consultants Inc. is also pending from the U.S. Supreme Court. Read more in TCPA World here.

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News from Overnight: CFPB Issues Reminders on Communicating with Debt Collectors

CFPB Issues Updated Tips on Communicating with Debt Collectors

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has updated information on managing debt as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, including important reminders to communicate with lenders or debt collectors about past-due bills so they can help with hardship programs or other accommodations. Read more from the CFPB here.

Borrower-Friendly Paycheck Protection Program Applications Now Available

The U.S. Small Business Administration and the U.S. Department of the Treasury, posted a revised, borrower-friendly Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness application implementing the PPP Flexibility Act of 2020, signed into law by President Trump on June 5, 2020, according to a news release. Read more here.

Brown Releases New Proposal Regarding Policy

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, ranking member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, Thursday released a draft privacy bill, the Data Accountability and Transparency Act of 2020.  A press release is available here.

District Court Enforces Government-Backed Debt Exemption in TCPA Case

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois has ruled in a student loan case, Tillman v. Navient Sols, LLC and dismissed the “plaintiff’s TCPA claim turned on the government-backed debt exception to the TCPA.” A decision on the topic at in Barr v. American Association of Political Consultants Inc. is also pending from the U.S. Supreme Court. Read more in TCPA World here.

For more information on how the ACA Licensing staff can assist with your licensing needs, please contact us at Licensing@acainternational.org or call (952) 926-6547.


Follow ACA International on Twitter @ACAIntl and @acacollector, Facebook and request to join our LinkedIn group for news and event updates. ACA International members are welcome to submit news items for possible publication to comm@acainternational.org. Visit our publications page for news submission guidelines and subscriptions to ACA Daily, Collector magazine and Pulse.

Advertising is available for companies wishing to promote their products or services. Be sure to visit the ACA Events Calendar on the Education and Training page to view our listing of upcoming CORE Curriculum and Hot Topic seminars featuring critical educational opportunities for your company.


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