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Get Your Compliance Priorities In Order Now!

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Get Your Compliance Priorities In Order Now! 12/1/2022   Compliance with the Military Lending Act (MLA) should be at the …...
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Mid-Term Elections: Some Final, Some Still Counting 

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Mid-Term Elections: Some Final, Some Still Counting 11/17/2022  Well, it appears that Republicans have won a majority in the House...
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Should You Answer Government Agency Industry Surveys, Or Not? 

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Should You Answer Government Agency Industry Surveys, Or Not? 11/3/2022  by Fran Bishop, NPA Government Relations Liaison   Every time...
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APPELLATE COURT RULES THAT THE CFPB’S FUNDING STRUCTURE IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL; PREPARED FOR THE NPA BOARD AND GRC MEETINGS ON OCTOBER 25 AND 26, 2022

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Appellate Court Rules that the CFPB’s Funding Structure Is UnconstitutionalPrepared for the NPA Board and GRC Meetings on October 25...
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Federal Court Rules Against CFPB

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Federal Court Rules Against CFPB By Fran Bishop, NPA Government Relations Liaison 10/20/2022 As this ruling was just handed down …...
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Is Data Security a ‘Catch 22’ for Pawnbrokers?  

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Is Data Security a ‘Catch 22’ for Pawnbrokers? By Fran Bishop, Government Relations Liaison   Or as I often say…damned …...
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Mounting Opposition to Credit Card Firearms Merchant CodeMounting Opposition to Credit Card Firearms Merchant Code

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Mounting Opposition to Credit Card Firearms Merchant Code 9/29/22 by Fran Bishop, NPA Government Relations Liaison   Numerous reactions...
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Congress Will Be Home Soon…Will You Be There To Meet Them? 

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Congress Will Be Home Soon…Will You Be There To Meet Them? by Cliff Andrews, NPA Lobbyist 9/22/22 As October is …...
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Credit Card Companies to Adopt New Code for Firearms Transactions

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Credit Card Companies to Adopt New Code for Firearms Transactions By Fran Bishop, NPA Government Relations Liaison 9/15/2022 Will this...
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Are you in compliance with changing minimum wage requirements? 

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Are you in compliance with changing minimum wage requirements?​ There are numerous minimum wage rates…federal, state, local, etc. Many...
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LeadsOnline Acquired BWI…where is your customers’ NPPI? 

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LeadsOnline Acquired BWI…where is your customers’ NPPI? The acquisition of Business Watch International (BWI) by LeadsOnline was...
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FTC and CFPB Focusing on Consumer Privacy and Data Security 

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FTC and CFPB Focusing on Consumer Privacy and Data Security By Fran Bishop, NPA Government Relations Liaison Over the past …...
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Federal Bank Regulators’ Approach to Assessing Customer Relationships and Conducting Due Diligence 

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Federal Bank Regulators’ Approach to Assessing Customer Relationships and Conducting Due Diligence by Fran Bishop, NPA Government...
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GRC EXPO Recap

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TEAM GRC Pawn Expo Recap 7/21/2022  I wish every pawnbroker had been able to attend last week’s Pawn Expo 2022 …...
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Bipartisan Safer Communities Act

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Banners Bipartisan Safer Communities Act S. 2938, the “Bipartisan Safer Communities Act,” is the firearms bill Congress passed, the...
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