• 12.07.17

    Up Next: Next Gen TV

    Targeted ads on television are likely in the future after the Federal Communications Commission gave the thumbs up to Next Generation TV technology in a recent vote.  

  • 11.30.17

    CFPB Hits Debt Settlement Services Provider With Lawsuit

    The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (CFPB or Bureau) has filed suit against the largest debt settlement services provider in the country, accusing the California-based entity of violating Dodd-Frank and the Telemarketing Sales Rule by deceiving consumers about its services.

  • 11.30.17

    Deceptive Marketing Practices Cost Bank $5M

    A state-chartered bank based in Missouri must pay $5 million pursuant to a Consent Order with the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System resulting from charges of deceptive marketing practices.

  • 11.30.17

    Disclosure Failures Result in New York AG Action

    A credit card servicer and marketer will refund the initial $125 fee it charged to each of hundreds of New Yorkers as part of an agreement with the state’s attorney general.

  • 11.30.17

    Noreika Weighs In on Separation of Banking and Commerce

    In his last remarks as Acting Comptroller of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Keith A. Noreika took on the “taboo” topic of removing the separation between banking and commerce.

  • 11.30.17

    Texas Bank Faces $2M Fine From FinCEN

    The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) hit a Texas bank with a $2 million Assessment of Civil Money Penalty for Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money laundering (BSA/AML) violations of Section 312 of the USA PATRIOT Act related to a correspondent relationship with a Mexican bank.

  • 11.30.17

    Battle of Acting Directors: Round One to Mulvaney

    Earlier this week, a federal judge refused to grant a temporary restraining order preventing Mick Mulvaney from assuming the reins of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) as acting director.

  • 11.29.17

    Let’s Go To The Movies

    If that title doesn’t make you want to sing the rest of the Annie soundtrack, we really can’t be friends.

  • 11.29.17

    Big Screen Opportunity

    In today’s world of social media, mobile gaming, “peak TV,” and streaming everything, audiences have more choice than ever before in how and what they consume.

  • 11.29.17

    The Evolving Global Theatrical Stage

    Movies may be the United States’ most powerful export.