In recent Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) news, the CFPB notched a $59 million victory in Wisconsin federal court, settled an enforcement action on employment background screening and published an interpretive rule easing the requirements for a temporary loan originator license.
A new bill introduced in both houses of Congress would extend the Military Lending Act’s (MLA’s) 36 percent per annum interest rate cap to all consumer borrowers, not just military service members. The change would affect all MLA-covered loans.
Addressing two issues of first impression in the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, a panel ruled that a consumer suffers a concrete, Article III injury-in-fact when a third party obtains her credit report for a purpose not authorized by the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Federal Reserve Board of Governors, Office of the Comptroller (OCC) and National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) have released a proposed Interagency Policy Statement on Allowances for Credit Losses.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is moving forward with new enforcement initiatives even as it concedes its structure is unconstitutional. We discuss the latest developments.
Oversight of student loan servicing remains top of mind for state regulators, with new regulations taking effect in New York, California, Colorado and Maine, and with several other states considering similar measures.
In addition to providing for the establishment of public banks, the recent California legislative session resulted in the passage of a significant bill capping interest rates on certain types of loans.
Even though the Supreme Court generally moves relatively slowly, the Court’s recent decision to grant certiorari in the Seila Law v. CFPB case is forcing courts and litigants to adjust quickly.
The Cannabis Banking Guidance from California’s Department of Business Oversight (DBO) offers California-chartered financial institutions serving cannabis-related businesses assurances that the DBO will not bring enforcement actions based solely on such relationships.
While the battle over the constitutionality of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau moves to the U.S. Supreme Court, the Bureau continues with its daily work, releasing a final Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) rule, filing a new lawsuit in conjunction with the South Carolina Department of ...