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Focus on Fintech: The CFPB wants state and federal financial regulators to get behind its enforcement agenda

The CFPB is the primary regulator of consumer financial products and services in the US, but other state and federal regulators also have authority to enforce some federal consumer financial protection laws. The CFPB is now...more

Weiner Brodsky Kider PC

CFPB Issues Interpretive Rule on FCRA Preemption Provisions

The CFPB recently published an interpretive rule on the Fair Credit Reporting Act’s (FCRA’s) express preemption of state credit reporting laws.  The rule, effective upon publication in the Federal Registrar, reads FCRA’s...more

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Wiley Consumer Protection Download (July 12, 2022)

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Regulatory Announcements- CFPB Issues Advisory Opinion on FCRA Permissible Purposes for Providing Consumer Reports. On July 7, the CFPB issued an Advisory Opinion on the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) that outlines...more

Weiner Brodsky Kider PC

CFPB Clarifies FCRA’s Express Preemption Provisions

On June 28, 2022, the CFPB issued on its website an interpretive rule (Rule) clarifying that, with limited preemption exceptions, states have flexibility under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) to pass laws involving...more

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States Encouraged by CFPB to Enforce Federal Consumer Financial Law

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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("the Bureau" or CFPB) released an Interpretive Rule - which is exempt from notice-and-comment requirements of the Administrative Procedure Act - that sets out its view on the power of...more

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

A Call to Arms: CFPB Encourages States to Use Federal Authorities to Bring Enforcement Actions

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") issued an interpretive rule on May 19, reiterating the authority that states have to pursue companies and individuals that violate federal consumer financial protection laws,...more

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

CFPB: Consumers Who Have Already Received Credit Are Protected by Fair Lending Laws

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued an advisory opinion on May 9, confirming that for purposes of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (“ECOA”) and its implementing regulation, Regulation B, the intended...more

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2020 CFPB TRID Developments

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The year 2020 marked the five-year anniversary of the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure rule (TRID Rule). While the year passed without any additional formal rulemaking from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau or...more

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CFPB Issues Interpretive Rule on FCRA Consumer Information Matching Requirements

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In This Issue. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued an interpretive rule on Fair Credit Report Act consumer information matching requirements; the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved the Public...more

Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP

OSHA Raises the Standard Impacting COVID-19 Whistleblower Claims

Under Section 11(c) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act, employers are prohibited from taking adverse action against an employee because the employee has engaged in protected activity under the statute, such as filing a...more

Weiner Brodsky Kider PC

CFPB Issues Juneteenth Guidance

The CFPB recently published an interpretive rule that attempts to provide guidance on the impact of the Juneteenth holiday on certain 2021 transactions around the time of that legislation, specifically those implicating...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

CFPB Releases TRID Guidance for Juneteenth National Independence Day

Late last week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released an interpretive rule that provided much-welcome guidance related to the effect of the new Juneteenth National Independence Day on disclosure waiting...more

Hinshaw & Culbertson - Consumer Crossroads

CFPB Issues Interpretive Rule Prohibiting Discrimination on the Basis of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Anti-discrimination efforts are front and center for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. This is evident by the interpretive rule it recently issued relating to the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) and Regulation B....more

Weiner Brodsky Kider PC

CFPB Expands ECOA and Regulation B Protections to Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

On March 9, 2021, the CFPB issued an interpretive rule clarifying that ECOA and Regulation B prohibitions on discrimination on the basis of sex also prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender...more

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

CFPB Expands ECOA Prohibited Bases to Include Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

On March 9, 2021, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau) issued an Interpretive Rule that the prohibitions against sex discrimination in the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) and Regulation B encompass...more

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CFPB Issues Final Advisory Opinions Policy

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The CFPB recently issued its final Advisory Opinions Policy (Policy), providing the procedures interested parties may use to request advisory opinions from the CFPB and the manner those requests will be evaluated and...more

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CFPB Issues Interpretive Rule on Determining Underserved Areas

The CFPB recently issued an interpretive rule providing updated guidance on how HMDA data will be used to determine which counties are considered “underserved” in a given year....more

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Financial Services Weekly Roundup: Code Libor – SEC And OCIE Issue Risk Alert In Preparation Of Libor Discontinuation

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In This Issue. The Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) issued a Risk Alert about the scope and content of examinations OCIE plans to conduct of various...more

Weiner Brodsky Kider PC

CFPB Launches New Pilot Advisory Opinion Program

On June 18, 2020, the CFPB announced the launch of a new pilot advisory opinion (AO) program that allows parties that have questions about CFPB regulatory requirements to submit a request for clarification. If the CFPB...more

Ballard Spahr LLP

CFPB Publishes Interpretive Rule Changing HMDA Fields Used to Identify “Underserved” Areas

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On June 23, 2020, the CFPB published a new interpretive rule (the “Interpretive Rule”) to update the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) data fields that are used to identify “underserved” areas. ...more

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CFPB Issues Regulation Z Interpretive Rule and ECOA Waiting Period FAQ

The CFPB recently published an interpretive rule concerning “bona fide personal financial emergencies” and changed circumstances under TRID, in the context of the COVID-19 crisis....more

Weiner Brodsky Kider PC

CFPB Issues Interpretive Rule on Treatment of COVID-19 Relief Payments

The CFPB recently issued an interpretive rule explaining that certain pandemic relief payments are not considered government relief payments for purposes of ECOA and its implementing regulation, Regulation E.  The...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Department of Defense Withdraws Troublesome Military Lending Act Guidance

In a significant victory for servicemembers and their families, who will again have access to products designed to protect them in the event of a total vehicle loss, the Department of Defense has revised its guidance that...more

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Department of Defense Reverts to Prior Position on MLA Interpretive Rule Q&A #2 Regarding Motor Vehicle and Personal Property...

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In a new interpretive rule published on February 28, 2020, the Department of Defense (DoD) has announced that it is withdrawing guidance previously issued in its December 14, 2017 Interpretive Rule, Q&A #2, governing motor...more

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FSOC: “Too Big to Fail” Has Failed

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Insurance and Investment Firms Breathe Easier - On December 4, 2019, the Financial Stability Oversight Council adopted final interpretive guidance on addressing systemic threats to the financial system that prioritizes the...more

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