Consumer Financial Services

On March 27, 2024, the CFPB issued a circular warning remittance transfer providers that false advertising about the cost or speed of sending remittance transfers may violate federal law, including

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On Nov. 1, 2023, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a high-level overview of the topics covered in its proposed Personal Financial Data Rights rule: Fast Facts: Personal Financial

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On Oct. 3, 2023, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) v. Community Financial Services Association of America (CFSA) (Docket No. 22-448), a case that raises the question of whether the CFPB’s funding structure, by which it receives funding directly from the Federal Reserve rather than via a congressional appropriation, violates the U.S. Constitution’s Appropriations Clause and, if so, what the appropriate remedy should be.
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On March 30, after years of rulemaking efforts, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a final rule implementing Section 1071 of the Dodd-Frank Act. Small business lenders, if they

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On March 8, 2023, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released the Supervisory Highlights Junk Fees Special Edition (Report) detailing unlawful fees the agency found in deposit accounts and in

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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
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On Nov. 9, 2022, the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) issued a proposed second amendment to its 2017 cybersecurity regulation for financial service companies.[1] In July 2022

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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
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