CFPB Revises Rule Protecting Consumers Sending Money Internationally

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The CFPB has revised its rule that creates certain protections for consumers who transfer money internationally. The revisions are intended to preserve the new consumer protections provided under the rule while facilitating industry’s compliance with the rule. Under the remittance rule, remittance transfer providers will be required to disclose certain fees and taxes, as well as the exchange rate that will apply to the transfer. The rule also provides consumers with error resolution and cancellation rights.

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Topics:  CFPB, Money Transfer

Published In: General Business Updates, Consumer Protection Updates, Finance & Banking Updates, International Trade Updates

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