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On January 23, 2014, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) issued a proposed rule that would define which nonbank covered persons would be designated “larger participants” for purposes of the international money...more
On July 10, 2013, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued two bulletins that directly affect all consumer lenders and creditors that are subject to the Dodd-Frank Act.
Bulletin 2013-07 puts creditors on...more
In This Issue:
- Interview with a Community Banking Professional
- Holiday Wishes
- Accidents Don't Cut It - Ensuring You Don't "Unintentionally" Violate the Automatic Stay
- Dodd-Frank Essentials: Executive...more
Recently, the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) issued an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (Notice) seeking comment, data and information about debt collection practices affecting consumers....more
In This Issue:
- Recent Cases
..Dodd-Frank Prohibition on Arbitration
..Statutory Damages Under TILA
..Constitutional Challenge to...more
For Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB” or the “Bureau”) followers, the Bureau’s advanced notice of proposed Regulation F seeking comment on potential rules under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”)...more
The CFPB published an advance notice of proposed rulemaking on debt collection rules. As part of the Dodd-Frank Act, the CFPB was given authority to issue rules for debt collection under the FDCPA, which had not authorized...more
The Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) on debt collection issued by the CFPB earlier this week solicits comments on an array of issues relating to the debt collection practices of third-party debt collectors and...more
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is on a roll targeting debt collectors and your company could be the next target. On October 3rd, the CFPB filed an enforcement action asking for a $1.376 million civil penalty...more
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau made clear that debt collection continues to be a major focus by issuing two new bulletins and five action letters for consumers to use when responding to debt collectors....more
Yesterday, the CFPB took the first step in enforcing the “abusive” standard under the Dodd-Frank Act’s prohibition of unfair, deceptive and abusive acts and practices (“UDAAP”) by filing a federal action against a Florida...more
For the consumer debt collection industry, the federal regulators have arrived. In February 2013, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) began supervising roughly 175 large consumer debt collectors, defined as those...more
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s second annual report to Congress on enforcement of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) confirms that debt collection will continue to be a major CFPB focus in 2013....more
Originally Published in ABA's Business Law Today - March 2013.
Prior to the enactment and implementation of Title X of the Dodd-Frank Act (Pub. L. No. 111-203, 124 Stat. 1376 (2011)), the actions of the nation's large...more
Editor’s Note -
This is a dignified law firm newsletter, not like the “Brand X” versions. You won’t find pandering, attention-grabbing stories about Justin Bieber, Kim Kardashian, Ashton Kutcher, Prince William, or...more
The CFPB has issued its semiannual regulatory agenda which identifies seven regulatory matters that the CFPB “reasonably anticipates” having under consideration during the period from October 1, 2012 to October 1, 2013....more
In This Issue:
Bureau Report; Operations Report; Beltway Report; Arbitration Report; Mortgage Report; Privacy Report; Preemption Report; and Plastics Report.
Excerpt from the Bureau Report:
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