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Tarrian L. Ellis focuses his practice on federal and state regulation of consumer financial products and services, including matters related to fair lending, residential mortgage lending and servicing, student loan servicing, electronic lending, and digital payments. He also advises clients on matters involving the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and other federal and state regulatory authorities with oversight of consumer financial payments, products, and services.

Prior to joining Greenberg Traurig, he served as a regulatory attorney with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in the Office of Regulations. In this role, he participated in complex rulemaking projects, including drafting rules and guidance related to privacy and small business lending, and provided subject matter expertise on issues concerning mortgage servicing and disclosure, and electronic payments.

On Jan. 19, 2024, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) issued letters demanding five entities and certain associated parties cease and desist from making false and misleading statements about FDIC

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On Nov. 7, 2023, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released a proposed rule that would, if finalized in its present form, establish the CFPB’s supervisory authority over certain “larger

Continue Reading CFPB Unveils Plan to Supervise Big Tech Digital Wallet and Payment App Providers

On Oct. 19, 2023, the CFPB released a proposed rule that, if finalized in its present form, would require covered financial institutions to provide consumers and authorized third parties with

Continue Reading CFPB Issues Proposed ‘Personal Financial Data Rights’ Rule

In its continued focus on so-called illegal “junk fees,” the CFPB issued an Advisory Opinion on the obligations of large banks and credit unions. The CFPB’s actions arise at a

Continue Reading CFPB Issues Advisory Opinion on ‘Illegal Junk Fees’ By Large Financial Firms

On Sept. 21, 2023, the CFPB outlined new proposals aimed at medical bills and the broader credit reporting landscape, which could have far-reaching implications for creditors, consumers, and the industry

Continue Reading CFPB Proposes Changes to Fair Credit Reporting Act to Remove Medical Debt from Credit Reports

On Sept. 19, 2023, the CFPB issued guidance (Guidance) concerning the legal obligations creditors must observe when employing complex algorithms, marketed as artificial intelligence (AI), and other predictive decision-making technologies

Continue Reading CFPB Issues Guidance on Credit Denials Involving Artificial Intelligence

On Aug. 2, 2023, California’s Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI) released a new rule expanding its authority to regulate unfair, deceptive, and abusive acts and practices (UDAAP). The

Continue Reading California Regulator Finalizes Rule Expanding UDAAP Authority to Commercial Financing

On July 27, 2023, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation issued an interagency

Continue Reading Federal Banking Agencies Propose New Rules to Strengthen Capital Requirements for Large Banks