In response to the lawsuit filed by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and bank trade groups including the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce, Longview Chamber of Commerce, American Bankers Association

Continue Reading Banking Trade Groups Suing CFPB Over Late Credit Card Fees Must Transfer Case from Texas to DC

On March 13, at the Financial Data Exchange Global Summit, CFPB Director Rohit Chopra delivered a keynote address that focused on “the role of standard setters and standard-setting” as the CFPB pushes towards finalizing is its proposed Personal Financial Data Rights Rule.
Continue Reading Setting the Standard: CFPB to Codify Attributes for Standard-Setters Before Finalizing Personal Financial Data Rights Rule

On Mar. 8, 2024, the Florida Senate passed (35 YEAS / 3 NAYS) Florida House Bill No. 989 (HB 989 or the Bill), potentially amending section 655.0323, Florida

Continue Reading New Florida Bill Creates Customer Complaint and Florida Office of Financial Regulation Investigation Process for House Bill 3, and Potentially Broadens the Scope of Financial Institutions Subject to House Bill 3

On March 5, 2024, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) finalized a rule intended to limit late payment fees on credit cards issued by the largest credit card issuers. The

Continue Reading CFPB Unveils Final Rule Banning ‘Excessive’ Credit Card Late Fees

On March 1, 2024, Judge Liles C. Burke of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama found the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA or Act) unconstitutional on the

Continue Reading District Court Declares Corporate Transparency Act Unconstitutional

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has long recognized non-financed (i.e., “all-cash”) transfers of residential real estate as susceptible of money laundering because these methods

Continue Reading FinCEN Proposes Rulemaking Imposing New Residential Real Estate Reporting Requirements