The CFPB solicited comments on
proposed information collections designed to provide the CFPB
with qualitative data on the compliance activities, financial
burdens and other economic costs associated with its regulations.
These information collections will ask financial services providers
about their compliance systems and processes and how regulations
and regulatory changes impact different aspects of their business
operations. According to the CFPB, these information collections
would "aid the Bureau in determining what rules prove to be
unduly burdensome on [providers of financial services] and to
identify the costs of such burdens." The CFPB is soliciting
comments addressing whether the proposed information collections
are necessary and, if so, what information should be collected to
give the CFPB an accurate picture of the compliance costs it
imposes on the industry, as well as how to reduce the burden of the
information collections on respondents. The deadline to comment is
November 9, 2012.
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