News stories tagged CFPB

Bureau issues trial licenses for ‘sandbox’ products

(Jan. 8, 2021) A “dual-feature credit card” and a program allowing employees access to their earned but unpaid wages prior to payday got the green light late last week for...

New Reg C, Reg Z thresholds took effect Jan. 1

(Jan. 8, 2021) Credit unions and banks with assets of $48 million or less as of Dec. 31 are exempt from collecting data in 2021 under Regulation C (Home Mortgage...

Consumer law reform group touches on state regulation

(Jan. 8, 2021) Considering the benefits and costs of preempting state law where conflicts can impede the provision of valuable products and services (such as the regulation of FinTech companies...

Rule outlines ‘detailed disclosures’ in collection communications

(Dec. 23, 2020) Debt collectors must provide, at the outset of collection communications, detailed disclosures about the consumer’s debt and rights in debt collection, along with information to help consumers...

Bureau makes final two new QM rules

(Dec. 11, 2020) Two final rules related to “qualified mortgages” (QMs) – one installing a limit on lending based on a loan’s pricing, and the second creating a “seasoned QM”...

New summaries look at corporate, guidance rules

(Dec. 11, 2020) Two new summaries were posted this week by NASCUS, outlining an NCUA final rule on corporate credit unions and an interagency proposal about codifying the use of...

Summary outlines ANPR on financial records access

(Dec. 4, 2020) The CFPB’s proposal to develop a rule on consumer access to financial records has been summarized by NASCUS and is posted on the website; the summary –...

Time to change CFPB privacy forms, GAO finds

(Nov. 25, 2020) Model privacy forms from the CFPB that many credit unions and banks use to disclose their information-sharing practices to their members and customers should be updated, according...

Bureau, others, keep appraisal threshold at same level

(Nov. 20, 2020) The threshold for exempting loans from special appraisal requirements applied to higher-priced mortgage loans under the Truth in Lending Act will remain at $27,200 in 2021, unchanged...

Summary looks at policy on consent order termination

(Nov. 20, 2020) NASCUS has posted a new summary of a “statement of policy” on applications for early termination of consent orders from the CFPB. The summary is available to...

Election results present prospects for changes at top of key agencies

(Nov. 13, 2020) Last week’s election results – in which Democrat (and former vice president) Joseph R. Biden claimed more electoral votes than Republican (and incumbent) President Donald Trump, as...

BRIEFLY: NCUA Board sets Nov. 19 meeting agenda; FL gains a state charter; Fed nominees to get vote; Payment reporting grew for mortgages, fell for credit cards, CFPB report finds

(Nov. 13, 2020) The NCUA Board has scheduled a 2020 budget update and reprogramming, as well as an item on the agency’s rules and regulations, “Capitalization of Interest” as agenda items...