CFPB

Washington flexes its muscles on small-business lending

11/05/19

The CFPB, OCC and FDIC are signaling a renewed focus on the sector after regulation of it fell more to the states in recent years.

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As federal fintech regulatory plans founder, a push for alternatives

11/05/19

Many in the space are seeking the creation of a "flexible" supervisory regime that relies on existing authorities and a hands-off approach from state agencies, but such a plan faces an uphill battle.

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What CFPB’s day in court will mean for FHFA

11/04/19

The Supreme Court is ready to weigh in on the CFPB’s leadership structure, but both agencies are facing similar constitutional challenges, suggesting a broader impact of any decision.

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CFPB can do better by fintechs than a 'policy tool'

11/04/19

It should offer some form of guidance to spur innovation, a former official with the bureau says.

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Amex's immigrant assist, the Libor void, bank failures: Top stories of the week

11/01/19

New tech lets American Express instantly issue cards to immigrants; the end of Libor raises concerns about financial stability; regulators shutter banks in Kentucky and Ohio; and more from this week's most-read stories.

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CFPB chief mentions payday ‘research,' and heads turn

10/30/19

A remark by Director Kathy Kraninger during a congressional hearing has renewed a fierce debate over how the agency uses academic studies to support rulemakings.

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Dems demand CFPB investigation of Pa. loan forgiveness program

10/30/19

Nearly two dozen Senate Democrats say the CFPB should "immediately" open up an enforcement investigation into the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency’s loan forgiveness program for alleged mismanagement.

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Nothing comes easy for CFPB in payday lending rule

10/29/19

The restriction on how often a borrower’s account is debited was supposed to be relatively straightforward, but one lender is trying to fight that provision.

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Scotiabank’s ‘digital factories,’ CFPB’s complaint leader, small-regional survival guide: Top stories of the week

10/25/19

Why the Toronto bank is focusing on digital features; complaints about credit monitoring plans flood CFPB; the strategies midsize banks are relying on to stimulate growth; and more from this week’s most-read stories.

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'May the odds be ever in your favor': Comments of the week

10/24/19

Readers react to Regions Financial's plan to replace it core deposit system, a House bill meant to curb jobs moved overseas, a resurgence of consumer complaints against the credit bureaus and more.

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