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D.C. Circuit Strikes Down CFPB Leadership Structure
On October 11, 2016 the D.C. Circuit in PHH Corporation v. CFPB, No. 15-1177, struck down the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB) leadership structure as unconstitutional.
United States
19 Oct 2016
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Rejecting "True Lender" Arguments, California District Court Dismisses Claims Against Student Loan Servicers
This past Thursday, September 22, a federal district court in the Central District of California dismissed an action raising usury claims against several student loan servicers...
United States
28 Sep 2016
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Agencies Publish Study On Banking Activities And Investments Under Dodd-Frank
FDIC and OCC released a report detailing activities and investments that banking entities may engage in under state and federal law.
United States
14 Sep 2016
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Arguing That Cashcall Was The "True Lender", CFPB Successfully Challenges High Interest Loan Program
On August 31, a federal district court in California ruled in favor of the U.S. CFPB on the application of "true lender" principles in the context of a tribal lending arrangement.
United States
12 Sep 2016
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Bill Introduced In Congress To Make "Valid When Made" The Law Of The Land
The Vice Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee introduced H.R. 5724, the Protecting Consumers' Access to Credit Act of 2016.
United States
25 Aug 2016
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CFTC Announces Actions Addressing Application Of The Dodd-Frank Act To Cross-Border Transactions
On August 4, 2016, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced two separate actions relating to the application of the Dodd-Frank Act to cross-border transactions.
United States
19 Aug 2016
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Federal Reserve Board Issues Final Rule Implementing Dodd-Frank Section 622
On November 5, the Federal Reserve Board issued a final rule implementing Section 622 of the Dodd-Frank Act, which generally prohibits a financial company from combining with another company if the ratio of the resulting company’s liabilities exceeds 10% of the aggregate consolidated liabilities of all financial companies.
United States
25 Nov 2014
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Fed Issues Final Rule To Amend Regulation HH And Payment System Risk Policy
On October 28, the Federal Reserve Board issued a final rule that amends the Regulation HH risk-management standards
United States
10 Nov 2014
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Agencies Release Economic Scenarios For 2015 Stress Testing
On October 23, regulators released the economic scenarios that will be used by financial institutions with total assets of over $10 billion for stress tests required under Dodd-Frank.
United States
31 Oct 2014
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CFPB Finalizes Rules On Privacy Disclosures
The CFPB adopted the rule allowing financial institutions that limit sharing of consumer data to post annual privacy notices online.
United States
31 Oct 2014
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Fed And CFPB Announce Thresholds For Regulation Z And Regulation M Exempt Consumer Credit And Lease Transactions
The Fed and CFPB announced increases in the dollar thresholds in Regulation Z and Regulation M for exempt consumer credit and lease transactions.
United States
1 Oct 2014
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CFPB Warns Credit Card Companies Against Deceptively Marketing Promotional Offers
The CFPB warned credit card companies against deceptively marketing interest-rate promotions, over concerns about companies luring in consumers.
United States
14 Sep 2014
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FHFA Seeks Input On Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac Guarantee Fees
On June 5, FHFA announced it is requesting input on the guarantee fees charged by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to lenders.
United States
12 Jun 2014
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CFPB Reports Risky Practices In Newly Supervised Nonbank Markets
The CFPB issued a report highlighting illegal actions uncovered by its supervision of the nonbank payday, debt collection and consumer reporting markets.
United States
30 May 2014
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Financial Industry Week In Review - 03-10-2014
The Fed, the FDIC, and the OCC issued final guidance which describes supervisory expectations for stress tests to be conducted by financial companies.
United States
19 Mar 2014
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EBA Report On Consumer Trends 2014
On February 28, the European Banking Authority published a report on consumer trends in the areas of consumer protection and financial innovation.
European Union
18 Mar 2014
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Final Guidance For Medium-Sized Firms On Dodd-Frank Stress Tests
On March 5, the Fed, the FDIC, and the OCC issued final guidance which describes supervisory expectations for stress tests to be conducted by financial companies with between $10 and $50 billion in total assets.
United States
17 Mar 2014
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Financial Industry Week In Review - February 3, 2014
On January 30, the CFPB issued a report highlighting mortgage servicing problems in 2013, including various violations of the Dodd-Frank Act's ban on unfair, abusive and deceptive acts.
United States
10 Feb 2014
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CFPB Report On Mortgage Servicing
On January 30, the CFPB issued a report highlighting mortgage servicing problems in 2013, including various violations of the Dodd-Frank Act’s ban on unfair, abusive and deceptive acts.
United States
10 Feb 2014
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Publication Of Resolution Plans
On January 10, the Fed and the FDIC made available public portions of resolution plans for 116 institutions which are regulated by the Fed and the FDIC and required to submit resolution plans by the Dodd-Frank Act.
United States
24 Jan 2014
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