After years of rulemaking efforts, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) may issue a final rule later this month that would require lenders to collect and report data on small

Continue Reading Small Business Lenders: CFPB’s Anticipated Section 1071 Rule Would Impose New Data Collection, Reporting Obligations

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  • CFPB proposes rule requiring nonbanks to “register” with the CFPB if they include certain terms and conditions in their form contracts, including in their website terms of use
Continue Reading CFPB Says ‘Show Me The (Consumer Unfriendly) Fine Print’

Federal regulatory agencies are closely monitoring crypto-asset developments and banking organizations’ participation in the crypto-asset industry. This GT Alert covers the guidance issued by the FDIC, CFPB, and the Federal
Continue Reading Regulatory Scrutiny on the Rise of Bank and Crypto Company Dealings

On Aug. 11, 2022, the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued guidance indicating that financial institutions and service providers that fail to adopt sufficient data security measures to protect consumer
Continue Reading CFPB Warns Insufficient Data Security Measures May Violate Consumer Financial Protection Act

On May 9, 2022, the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB or the Bureau) issued an advisory opinion to clarify that the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) and Regulation B (Reg
Continue Reading CFPB Advisory Opinion Clarifies that ECOA Applies Throughout Credit Lifecycle

As nonbanks comprise an ever-greater share of the consumer-finance market, on April 25, 2022, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB, or the Bureau) announced it would invoke its “unused” legal
Continue Reading CFPB to Examine Nonbank Financial Companies – Including Fintechs – that Pose Risk to Consumers