• 04.24.19

    California, New York Increase Student Loan Servicer Oversight

    Student loan servicers should prepare for heightened regulation with the passage of a new law in New York and new regulations in effect in California.

  • 04.24.19

    State AGs Keep Busy With Enforcement Actions

    Continuing to fill in gaps at the federal level, state attorneys general are keeping busy with enforcement actions, and on issues that might have received more CFPB attention under the old Cordray regime.

  • 04.16.19

    Cannabis Banking Bill Moves Forward

    Legislation on cannabis banking continues to make its way through the House of Representatives, with one bill garnering approval by the Financial Services Committee.

  • 04.10.19

    New Bill, Supreme Court Case Challenges Administrative Deference

    In the latest attack on administrative deference, Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) opted for a frontal challenge to Chevron deference by introducing the Separation of Powers Restoration Act.

  • 04.02.19

    What’s Next? Recent Activity in Tech Legislation

    If the action from the 116th Congress matches only half of the noise it is making regarding the tech industry, the next few months are likely to see a revolution in the government’s approach to regulation in our digital era.

  • 03.13.19

    From Fintech Charters to Sandboxes

    Financial technology news includes the continuing battle over the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s (OCC) plan to issue special-purpose national bank (“fintech”) charters, with the agency seeking to dismiss lawsuits by the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) and ...

  • 01.11.19

    Governor Newsom’s First State Budget: New Policy and Funding Priorities for California

    This week, California’s newly inaugurated 40th governor, Gavin Newsom, unveiled his first state budget proposal, which projects nearly $6.1 billion in new revenues, would authorize $144.2 billion in state General Fund spending in 2019–20, a 4 percent increase over the $138.7 billion ...

  • 12.19.18

    California DBO Seeks Help With SB 1235

    The California Department of Business Oversight (DBO) has started the process of developing regulations to implement SB 1235, which imposes new disclosure requirements for commercial financing in the state.

  • 12.19.18

    FDIC Pushes for De Novo Banks

    Undertaking a serious push to encourage de novo banks, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) announced multiple initiatives and released new resources in the hopes of attracting new banks.

  • 11.09.18

    The Results: Newsom Wins, Democrats Dominate in California

    On Tuesday, California voters turned out in record numbers, the highest percentage in a mid-term election in more than three decades.