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The CFPB’s “Escrows Rule” exempts small creditors in rural or underserved counties from Escrow Requirements
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2013

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's ("CFPB") Escrow Requirements under the Truth in Lending Act rule ("Escrows Rule") will go into effect on


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


Chicago joins CFPB in information-sharing partnership; city takes additional measures
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2012

In a first-of-its-kind partnership with a municipality, CFPB Director Richard Cordray and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel jointly announced a framework for sharing of information between the City and the CFPB


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


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


CFPB continues to finalize elements of “points and fees” test as implementation date draws closer
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2013

The CFPB's final ability-to-repay rule (Rule), issued January 10, 2013, implements Dodd-Frank mortgage reforms requiring creditors to make good faith


The SEC’s municipal advisor rule will prompt new practices for market participants
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2014

A new rule will take effect on July 1, 2014 that regulates persons and firms that provide advice to municipal issuers and obligated parties regarding


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 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


Can the CFPB crack down on tribal payday lending?
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • September 24 2013

Robert Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") has stated that his agency intends to regulate payday lending, and has