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CFPB And New York Attorney General Announce Settlement With Retailer For Violations Of TILA And CFPA
On January 16, 2019, the CFPB and the New York Attorney General announced a settlement with a retailer for alleged violations of the CFPA of 2010 and the TILA, as well as New York State law...
United States
24 Jan 2019
CFPB Requests Feedback On Public Reporting Of Consumer Complaints
On March 1, 2018, the CFPB released its sixth Request for Information as part of its initiative to reexamine the Bureau's existing policies and procedures under Acting Director Mick Mulvaney's leadership.
United States
7 Mar 2018
CFPB Releases Final Payday Lending Rule
On October 5, 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") released its final rule for short-term loans ("Final Rule").
United States
16 Oct 2017
CFPB Unveils Prototype Model Forms For Overdraft
On August 4, 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released four "prototype" model overdraft disclosure forms styled under its "Know Before You Owe" initiatives with a press release.
United States
11 Aug 2017
CFPB Initiates Third Card Act Review
On March 10, 2017, the CFPB published a Request for Information (RFI) regarding the consumer credit card market.
United States
27 Mar 2017
Bureau Tells Banks To Offer Overdraft-Free Accounts, Sends Warning On Reporting
In a letter to each of the top 25 retail banking companies, Director Cordray urged these companies to offer an account that would present lower risk to the banking organization because it did not allow overdrafts.
United States
9 Feb 2016
Members Of Congress Recommend Changes To The CFPB's Proposed Prepaid Account Rule
The four recommendations address the scope, implementation deadline, consumer disclosures and overdraft requirements of the Proposed Rule.
United States
14 Oct 2015
Apple Pay, PayPal, Google Wallet Treated Differently By CFPB Rule
Partners Obrea Poindexter and Rick Fischer are quoted in the Bloomberg BNA's Electronic Commerce and Law Report article, "Apple Pay, PayPal, Google Wallet Treated Differently By CFPB Rule."
United States
14 Aug 2015
#Throwbackthursday: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: Measuring The Progress Of A New Agency
In September 2013, Morrison & Foerster Senior Partner Rick Fischer co-authored "The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: Measuring the Progress of a New Agency," a report published by the Bipartisan Policy Center.
United States
27 Jul 2015
CFPB Initiates Second CARD Act Review
On March 19, 2015, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published a notice and request for information ("2015 RFI") regarding the impact of the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009 (CARD Act), as required by Section 502(a) of the CARD Act
United States
8 Apr 2015
CFPB To Assume A Larger Role In Virtual Currency Initiatives
On June 26, 2014, the GAO released a report, entitled "Virtual Currencies: Emerging Regulatory, Law Enforcement, and Consumer Protection Challenges."
United States
16 Jul 2014
D.C. Circuit Hands The CFPB A Setback?
At the end of last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued its decision in Noel Canning v. National Labor Relations Board, holding that President Obama’s recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board were invalid.
United States
5 Feb 2013
CFPB Examination Procedures For Larger Participants
Today, the CFPB released its Examination Procedures for Larger Participants of the Consumer Reporting Market ("Procedures").
United States
7 Sep 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
Federal Court Rejects New Hampshire´s Challenge to Gift Cards Issued by National Bank and Federal Savings Association, Finds State Law Preempted
In a major victory for the banking industry, a federal district court in New Hampshire has rejected the state’s efforts to regulate the terms of stored value gift cards issued by a national bank and federal savings association, but marketed and sold by a non-bank third party.
United States
8 Aug 2006
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