Reporting Your Credit Data - E-Oscar, METRO2, FCRA/FACTA and CFPB Compliance
Objectives of the Presentation
- You will be able to describe major credit reporting compliance obligations
- You will be able to recognize potential areas of litigation risk in connection with investigation in response to a credit reporting dispute
- You will be able to discuss Metro 2 Credit Reporting Guidelines and related obligations of CRAs and furnishers
- You will be able to explain CRAs´ and furnishers´ obligations in response to an ACDV
Why Should you Attend
By understanding the obligations as it pertains to consumer credit reporting, legal risks can be mitigated more effectively and certain associated problems can be addressed and resolved more efficiently and effectively.
METRO 2 CREDIT REPORTING GUIDELINES
- Furnishers´ initial reporting obligations under 15 U.S.C. § 1681s-2(a)
- Recent FCRA and related litigation
- Reporting of accounts included in bankruptcy
- Reporting of accounts in dispute
E-OSCAR AND FCRA LITIGATION RISK AND COMPLIANCE BURDEN
- Recent developments in FCRA/CFPB compliance requirements
- Responding to a CRA dispute and the ACDV System (15 U.S.C. § 1681s-2(b))
- Scope of review of consumer dispute
- Deletion of tradelines and related obligations
HANDLING CONSUMER CLAIMS OF IDENTITY THEFT
- Review of CFPB´s Supervisory Bulletin including Furnishers Duty to Investigate Consumer Credit Report Disputes
- All agencies will apply CFPB tougher exam standards
- FACTA Section 312 will play a key part in your agencies expectations
- Your responsibilities under the FACTA-Red Flag guidelines as a Data Furnisher
- Reviewing your tradeline information to be in compliance and reduce risk
- Reporting Data
- Reporting your information monthly using the METRO or METRO-2 format
- Using E-OSCAR to view and respond to consumer disputes- Automated Credit Dispute Verifications (ACDV Responses)
- Using E-OSCAR to create and submit interim maintenance requests Automated Universal Data forms (AUDs) for previously reported tradelines
- NEW Compliance points and running quality control checks
- Putting this knowledge into action & reducing your Institution´s risk!
Who will Benefit
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will impact everyone in your institution dealing with consumers and consumers' credit information. This informative session is for Branch Managers, Assistant Branch Managers, Customer Service Reps, Lenders, Compliance Officers, Risk Officers, Collectors, and Trainers.
Accurate and appropriate credit reporting is critical for the protection of consumers. Consumer reporting needs to be accurate and any issue or dispute needs to be addressed in a timely manner and investigated and resolved appropriately.