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Florida foreclosure laws affected by Governor Scott’s signing of HB 87
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • June 19 2013

On June 7, 2013, Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed HB 87, affecting the state's foreclosure laws. By its terms, the statute is effective immediately


CFPB action against payday lender to be followed by new Military Lending Act regulations
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • December 4 2013

On November 20, 3013, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced its first enforcement action against a payday lender. Cash America


Negotiating the enforcement maze: a CFPB civil investigative demand
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2013

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau), through its Office of Enforcement, may conduct inquiries of institutions or persons to


Eased sanctions present new opportunities and risks
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • Libya, Myanmar, USA, Yemen
  • April 1 2013

The past two years have witnessed substantial changes in the scope and effect of U.S. economic sanctions. In most instances, such as Iran and Syria


New risks for indirect lenders
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2013

Last month the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced that it will start holding banks accountable for the discriminatory actions of indirect


Automotive economic indicators show promise
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2013

Equifax Inc. reported recently that new credit for auto loans reached an eight-year high in January and February 2013, as calculated by total dollar


CFPB gives heads up to mortgage servicers
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • February 14 2013

During the Great Recession courts expressed frustration with sloppy paperwork and borrowers' inability to get anyone to help them work out problem


CFPB proposes amendments to new final ability-to-repay rule, solicits comment on calculating loan originator compensation
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • January 25 2013

On January 10, 2013, the CFPB issued its final ability-to-repay rule (Rule), which implements Dodd-Frank mortgage reforms requiring creditors to make


The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau targets mortgage advertising in its continuing enforcement efforts
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • November 27 2012

Just on the heels of announcing settlements of enforcement actions against several credit card companies, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau seems to have set its sights on the target of its next round of enforcement actions lenders who are allegedly violating the Mortgage


"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