CFPB

Warren, Brown object to CFPB plan to issue formal advisory opinions

12/06/19

The two Democratic senators said the bureau's policy could allow companies to circumvent consumer finance laws.

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Warren releases plan to overhaul bank merger approval process

12/04/19

Sen. Elizabeth Warren introduced a bill to require CFPB approval for certain bank merger applications in the wake of regulators' approval of a deal between BB&T and SunTrust.

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Regulators give wary nod to use of alternative data in underwriting

12/03/19

Alternative data "may improve the speed and accuracy of credit decisions and may help firms evaluate the creditworthiness of consumers," the agencies said.

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CFPB proposes expanding safe harbor in remittance rule

12/03/19

The agency announced changes meant to reduce compliance costs and allow some institutions to provide estimates rather than disclose exact prices for international money transfers.

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Early-bird special: CFPB to reward firms that quickly fix violations

12/02/19

The agency’s director previewed a policy for companies under enforcement action to have their orders terminated if they comply ahead of schedule.

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Supreme Court to hear CFPB constitutionality case in March

11/26/19

The high court scheduled oral arguments on March 3 in the lawsuit dealing with a president's ability to fire the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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Sens. Warren, Brown ramp up attacks on Apple Card over bias claims

11/26/19

Democratic Senators Elizabeth Warren and Sherrod Brown want the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to examine allegations of bias against women who applied for an Apple credit card underwritten by Goldman Sachs.

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9 big items on regulators’ to-do list (including CRA reform)

11/25/19

A proposal to modernize the Community Reinvestment Act could be just a snippet of what regulators try to accomplish as they wrap up 2019.

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Will banks be swept into CFPB's debt-collection rule?

11/25/19

Lenders contend the proposal goes beyond policing third-party debt collectors and could expose banks to enforcement actions and lawsuits.

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CFPB sued for allegedly failing to supervise student loan servicers

11/25/19

Democracy Forward filed the lawsuit Monday against the consumer bureau, Director Kathy Kraninger, the U.S. Department of Education and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.

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