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Love Should be Forever, Not Data: The changing landscape of data retention in the US and beyond
June 10, 2020
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Background Screening Regulatory Developments: 2020 and Beyond
June 24, 2020
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April 28, 2020
PBSA Member Advisory: New 9th Circuit Case Addresses FCRA
A new 9th Circuit Case addresses FCRA and employment screening
April 17, 2020
PBSA Requests CFPB & FTC Issue Emergency Interim Final Rule and Guidance
PBSA requested the CFPB & FTC issue an emergency interim final rule and guidance due to the unavailability of public records during COVID-19 and its impact on the FCRA dispute process.
April 3, 2020
COVID-19 Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources
The U.S. Treasury Department and the Small Business Administration have published their guidance on distributing assistance to small firms to address the economic fallout from the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
April 3, 2020
PBSA Member Advisory: CFPB Issues Credit Reporting Guidance During COVID-19 Pandemic
The CFPB issued guidance which includes information related to FCRA Section 611, dispute reinvestigations.

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Legislative Updates

June 14, 2019
Social Security Administration Announces Initial Roll Out of New Electronic Consent Based Social Security Number ("SSN") Verification Service for Financial Institutions or Their Service Providers
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May 16, 2019
Ninth Circuit Weighs In on Calculating the FCRA's Seven-Year Reporting Rule
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April 16, 2019
NAPBS Response to Request For Information Regarding Feedback on Data Privacy, Protection and Collection
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PBSA Submits Comments to CFPB/FTC regarding reinvestigations during COVID-19
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