Obrea O. Poindexter

Obrea O. Poindexter

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Financial Services Report - Spring 2017

EDITOR’S NOTE - In like a lion, out like a lamb—it works for weather; does it work for new administrations? We’ll have to wait and see. We’ll have to wait and see about the length of CFPB Director Richard Cordray’s...more

3/20/2017 - Anti-Money Laundering Arbitration Agreements Bank Fraud Bank Holding Company Act Banking Sector Banks CFPB Civil Monetary Penalty Criminal Prosecution Data Security Distributed Ledger FCRA Financial Institutions Forfeiture FTC NIST OCC OFAC Opt-In Overdraft Fees Preemption Shaw v United States Student Loans TCPA TLAC True Lender

CFPB Initiates Third CARD Act Review

On March 10, 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau) published a Request for Information (2017 RFI) regarding the consumer credit card market. In accordance with Section 502(a) of the Credit Card...more

3/16/2017 - Banking Sector CARD Act CFPB Credit Cards Debt Collection Deferred Interest Products Innovation Online Banking Request For Information Secured Creditors Subprime Loans

CFPB Proposes Delayed Effective Date of Prepaid Accounts Rule, Releases Short-Form Disclosure Guide

On March 9, 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau or CFPB) announced in a blog post a proposal to delay the effective date of the final rule on prepaid accounts (Final Rule) for six months to April 1, 2018....more

3/13/2017 - CFPB Delays Final Rules

CFPB Evaluates Use of Alternative Data and Modeling Techniques in the Consumer Lending Credit Process

On February 16, 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau) issued a Request for Information (RFI) regarding use of alternative data and modeling techniques in the consumer lending “credit process.” The...more

2/20/2017 - CFPB Consumer Financial Products Consumer Lenders Financial Institutions Request For Information

Parting Shot: Outgoing Administration Releases FinTech White Paper

On January 13, 2017, a week before the change in Administration, the Obama White House issued a white paper entitled “A Framework for FinTech” (“White Paper”). The White Paper highlights various financial technology...more

1/30/2017 - Financial Services Industry FinTech Obama Administration Private Sector

Financial Services Report, Winter 2016

EDITOR’S NOTE - Hope you survived all of those awkward Thanksgiving holiday conversations— amazing how divided people are on whether the court got it right in the PHH case, isn’t it? So on we go into the holiday season,...more

12/7/2016 - Arbitration Article III Blockchain CalOPPA CFPB Consent Order Consumer Lenders Credit Card Surcharges Cybersecurity Data Breach Distributed Denial of Service ECOA FDCPA Federal Reserve FinTech FTC HMDA HUD LGBT Military Lending Act NYDFS OCC OIG Prepaid Payment Products Risk Management SCRA Spokeo v Robins Truth in Lending Act (TILA)

OCC Announces Special Purpose National Bank Charter for FinTech Companies

On December 2, 2016, Comptroller of the Currency Thomas Curry confirmed that the agency will begin considering applications from FinTech companies to become special purpose national banks, saying that the OCC will charter...more

12/5/2016 - Applications Banking Sector FDIC FinTech OCC Public Comment

CFPB Requests Information Regarding Data Aggregation Services

On November 17, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB” or “Bureau”) held a field hearing in Salt Lake City, Utah, and published a Request for Information (“RFI”) regarding access to consumer financial account...more

11/22/2016 - Banking Sector CFPB Consumer Financial Products Dodd-Frank Request For Information

What To Know About CFPB's New Prepaid Card Rule

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued its final rule to amend provisions of Regulation E and Regulation Z to further regulate prepaid card products, or “prepaid accounts.” As discussed below, the rule generally...more

11/3/2016 - CFPB Consumer Financial Products Credit Cards Disclosure Requirements Dispute Resolution Final Rules Financial Sector Overdraft Fees Prepaid Payment Products Regulation E Regulation Z

OCC Lays Out Responsible Innovation Framework

On October 26, 2016, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (“OCC”) issued its Recommendations and Decisions for Implementing a Responsible Innovation Framework (“Framework”). The Framework is a follow up to the OCC’s...more

10/28/2016 - Banks Federal Bank Regulatory Agencies Financial Institutions FinTech OCC

CFPB Makes FinTech Headlines

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (the “CFPB” or “Bureau”) made headlines in FinTech on October 24, 2016. First, the Bureau released its first-ever Project Catalyst report on promoting consumer-friendly innovation...more

10/27/2016 - CFPB Credit Reporting Agencies Financial Services Industry FinTech Innovation Mortgage Servicers Peer-to-Peer Project Catalyst Student Loans Transparency

CFPB Finalizes Sweeping Prepaid Account Rule

On October 5, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) issued its long-awaited final rule to further regulate prepaid card products, or “prepaid accounts” (the “Final Rule” or “Rule”). The Final Rule follows...more

10/7/2016 - CFPB Credit Cards Dispute Resolution Final Rules Implementation Day NPRM Overdraft Fees Prepaid Payment Products

Financial Services Report, Fall 2016

Editor’s Note - So much for summer! The weather is cooling, the kids are back to school, and we better not see you wearing white so long after Labor Day! For those of you having a little trouble getting back in the...more

9/21/2016 - Anti-Money Laundering Arbitration CFPB Civil Monetary Penalty Debt Collection Digital Currency EU EU-US Privacy Shield Fair Lending FDIC FinCEN Foreclosure FTC Homeowner Bill of Rights Mortgage Lenders Municipalities OCC Online Banking SEC Standing Tax Revenues TCPA Telemarketing Volcker Rule

A Closer Look at DOD’s New Guidance on the Military Lending Act Regulations

On August 26, 2016, the Department of Defense (“DOD”) issued an interpretive rule (the “Interpretive Rule”) providing guidance on the DOD’s regulations implementing the Military Lending Act (“MLA”). That same day, we...more

9/16/2016 - Credit Agreements Credit Cards Creditors Department of Defense (DOD) EFTs Financial Sector Interpretive Rule Loans Military Annual Percentage Rates (MAPR) Military Lending Act Safe Harbors

CFPB Levies Largest Civil Money Penalty in Agency History, Alleges “Abusive” Conduct

On September 8, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or “Bureau”), the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), and the City and County of Los Angeles entered into a Consent Order with Wells Fargo...more

9/12/2016 - CFPB Civil Monetary Penalty Consent Order Financial Institutions OCC UDAAP Wells Fargo

Department of Defense Issues New Guidance on Military Lending Act Regulations

On August 26, 2016, the Department of Defense (DOD) issued an interpretive rule providing guidance on the DOD’s regulations implementing the Military Lending Act (MLA). Specifically, the interpretive rule aims to clarify...more

8/29/2016 - Creditors Department of Defense (DOD) Final Rules Interpretive Rule Military Lending Act New Guidance

FDIC Releases Proposed Third-Party Lending Guidance

On July 29, 2016, the board of directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) released a proposal regarding third-party lending guidance (“Proposed Guidance”) as part of a package of materials designed to...more

8/10/2016 - FDIC Financial Institutions Proposed Guidance Public Comment Risk Management Third Party Lenders Transparency

The Code-Based Fund: The Future of Crowdsourced Startup Funding

For your startup business, crowdfunding campaigns can be a great way to both raise funds and validate your product market. Bridging the gap between crowdfunding and venture financing, the Decentralized Autonomous...more

8/5/2016 - Bylaws Crowdfunding Funding Portal Shareholders Startups

FTC Announces FinTech Forum on Crowdfunding, Peer-to-Peer Payments

On August 3, 2016, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released two items in connection with its series of events on the implications of FinTech for consumers. First, the FTC announced it will be hosting the next event in the...more

8/5/2016 - Crowdfunding FinTech FTC Funding Portal Peer-to-Peer Popular Unfair or Deceptive Trade Practices

Senators Ask Banking Agencies to Outline FinTech Oversight

On July 21, 2016, Senators Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) and Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) sent a letter to the heads of five federal agencies requesting that they outline the steps they are taking to “ensure effective oversight” of the...more

7/30/2016 - Banking Regulators Banks Business Model FinTech FSOC Senate Banking Committee Third-Party Service Provider

A Closer Look at the CFPB’s Proposed Short-Term Lending Rule

As we previously reported in our June 3, 2016 client alert, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) has issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for short-term loans (“Proposed Rule”). In this follow-up alert, we take...more

7/21/2016 - Ability-to-Repay CFPB Debt Collection Fair Lending Lending Loans NCUA NPRM Payday Loans Private Right of Action Proposed Rules Request For Information Short-Term Loans UDAAP

Short-Term Lenders Face Costly Path To Compliance

On June 2, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released its long-anticipated notice of proposed rulemaking on short-term consumer lending. The proposed rule follows the CFPB’s March 2015 release of an outline of...more

6/15/2016 - Ability-to-Repay CFPB Consumer Lenders Debt Collection Installment Agreements Military Lending Act Payday Loans Proposed Regulation Short-Term Loans Truth in Lending Act (TILA) UDAAP

CFPB Report on Online Short-Term Lending Finds Borrowers Face Hidden Costs

On Wednesday, April 20, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB,” or “Bureau”) released a report, entitled “Online Payday Loan Payments” (“Report”), which examines short-term, small-dollar loans—or payday...more

4/22/2016 - CFPB Lenders Online Payments Payday Loans

Lawmakers Request That the CFPB Consult With State Officials Before Proceeding With Its Proposed Rulemaking on Short-Term Lending

In an April 8, 2016 letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB,” or “Bureau”), Representatives Randy Neugebauer (R-TX) and Mick Mulvaney (R-SC) requested that the Bureau convene a...more

4/12/2016 - CFPB Payday Loans Richard Cordray Rulemaking Process Tribal Loans

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