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All Things FinReg Blog

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CFPB Proposes New Debt-Collection Regulations

USA - May 7 2019 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB, the Bureau) today issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (the Proposal) to establish implementing…

Another Court Upholds CFPB’s Constitutionality: Does It Matter?

USA - May 7 2019 The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on May 6 upheld the constitutionality of the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau…

States Move in to Fill in for Federal Regulatory Rollback

USA - May 1 2019 Stepping in to fill a perceived regulatory and enforcement void at the federal level, the governor of New York and his Acting Superintendent of the…

CFPB Offers Up a More Transparent CID Process

USA - April 29 2019 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently advised that it has significantly changed its Civil Investigative Demand (CID) process to…

‘Gnostic Secrets’ Now Revealed? A First Take on the Fed’s Bank Holding Company Act Control Proposal

USA - April 25 2019 The Federal Reserve Board (Fed) released on April 23 a notice of proposed rulemaking to clarify the standards and criteria under which one company…

An End to Regulation by Enforcement? CFPB Director Lays Out New Regulatory and Enforcement Priorities and Attitudes

USA - April 23 2019 Kathleen Kraninger, only the second Senate-confirmed director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in its almost eight-year existence…

Basel Committee Warns of Crypto-Asset Risks to Banks

Global - March 18 2019 In a recently published statement, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) has raised concerns relating to the risks that crypto-assets…

Redoing the Volcker Rule: When Will This End?

USA - March 15 2019 In separate remarks delivered before the annual Washington meeting of the Institute for International Bankers on March 11, FDIC Chair Jelena…

Upcoming FTC Hearing Poses Risk to Financial Services World

USA - March 11 2019 The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will hold public hearings on March 25-26 in Washington, DC, on "Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st…

Parties Settle Midland Funding Interest Rate Litigation

USA - March 5 2019 When the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued its decision in Madden v. Midland Funding in 2015, it sent shockwaves through the…