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CFPB’s Remittance Transfer Rule

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 14 2013

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's ("CFPB") Remittance Transfer Rule, also known as Regulation E, became effective on October 28, 2013. The

Class action suit filed against Citibank over increased annual percentage rates

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 27 2009

On Tuesday, a putative class of plaintiffs filed a Complaint in the federal district court of Rhode Island against Citibank, alleging that Citibank is illegally raising annual percentage rates ("APRs") before the effective date of the Credit Card Account and Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009 ("Credit CARD Act"

CFPB unveils new integrated disclosures under RESPA and TILA

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 20 2013

Today, in a broadcast streamed live on the internet, the CFPB unveiled the long awaited final rule that contains the Integrated Mortgage Disclosures

Summary of the Volcker Rule

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 17 2013

The Regulators adopted the Rule to implement Section 13 of the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 (“BHC Act”). New Section 13 of the BHC Act also

CFPB data collection methods under fire

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 16 2013

When Robert Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB"), testified before the Senate Banking Committee in April, 2013

1st Circuit stands firm on notice pleading standard for FCRA claims

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 5 2011

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), 15 U.S.C. 1681 et seq., was designed to ensure that consumer reporting agencies (CRAs) like Experian, TransUnion and Equifax fairly and accurately report information relevant to consumer credit worthiness

Using credit reports in employment decisions

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 24 2010

While no federal laws directly prohibit employers from conducting credit checks on applicants, certain laws can come into play in such situations

"Money Smart for Older Adults" provides valuable information for all consumers

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 15 2013

On June 12 the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation ("FDIC") and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") jointly launched a new financial

The pressure mounts to appoint Warren

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 27 2010

President Obama faces growing pressure to appoint Elizabeth Warren to head the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, but even some Senate Democrats are wary of her nomination and Senator Dodd has already warned that she may not have the 60 votes required to avoid a filibuster on her nomination

First Circuit affirms dismissal of TILA claim based on end-of-month APR increase; circuit split remains

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 27 2009

The First Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed the District Court of Massachusetts dismissal of a putative class action raising claims under the Truth in Lending Act (TILA) and Massachusetts unfair or deceptive trade practices law