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CFPB Announces Potential Model Packaging Disclosures For GPR Prepaid Cards
On March 18, 2014, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau continued its long march toward regulating general-purpose reloadable prepaid cards by releasing test model disclosures for prepaid card packaging that are being considered by the CFPB in connection with an upcoming proposed rulemaking.
United States
26 Mar 2014
Socially Aware: The Social Media Law Update - Volume 5, Issue 1
On December 11, 2013, the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council issued final guidance for financial institutions relating to their use of social media.
United States
12 Feb 2014
FFIEC Issues Final Guidance On Social Media Usage By Financial Institutions
On December 11, 2013, the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) issued final guidance for financial institutions relating to their use of social media (the "Guidance").
United States
9 Jan 2014
CFPB Increases Penalty Fee Safe Harbor Amounts For Card Issuers
In yesterday’s Federal Register, the Consumer Financial Protection Bure published an amendment to the safe harbor thresholds for credit card penalty fees found in Section 1026.52(b)(1)(ii) of Regulation Z to account for increases in the CPI-W, which is a subset of the federal Consumer Price Index.
United States
6 Jan 2014
CFPB Brings First Enforcement Action Involving Deferred Interest Products, Imposes Novel And Burdensome Application Requirements As Remediation
Yesterday, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced a consent order with GE Capital Retail Bank and its subsidiary CareCredit.
United States
5 Jan 2014
CFPB Signals Additional Concerns About Consumer Credit Card Market With Report On CARD Act
Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released the "CARD Act Report," a report summarizing the CFPB’s views on the impact of the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009 on the consumer credit card market.
United States
13 Oct 2013
Senators Request CFPB Issue Guidance And Rulemakings, Bring Enforcement Actions Relating To Payroll Card Programs
16 Democratic Senators have recently sent a letter on regulation of payroll cards to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray and Department of Labor Acting Secretary Seth Harris.
United States
24 Jul 2013
Financial Services Report - Summer 2013
A summary of the most recent financial services developments.
United States
17 Jun 2013
CFPB Fair Lending Guidance For Indirect Auto Lenders—It’s Not Just About Cars
Several weeks ago, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a fair lending guidance bulletin directed at financial institutions that make indirect automobile loans.
United States
12 Jun 2013
FTC Releases Report On Improving Consumer Protections In Mobile Payments; Recommends Financial, Privacy And Data Security Protections
On March 8, 2013 the Federal Trade Commission released a Report on mobile payments that serves to follow up on the FTC’s April 2012 workshop on mobile payments, as well as to lay the groundwork for the application of Section 5 of the FTC Act to new participants that operate in the mobile payments space, such as telecommunications and Internet search companies.
United States
21 Mar 2013
CFPB Warning And Bulletin For Nationwide Specialty CRAs
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") has sent warning letters to several nationwide specialty consumer reporting agencies.
United States
11 Dec 2012
Summary Of CFPB Notice Of Intent For Gift Card Preemption Determinations
The CFPB specifically solicits comment on whether the Maine and Tennessee statutes offer greater consumer protection than federal law.
United States
30 Aug 2012
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