Section 301 of the federal Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act, which was signed into law on May 24, 2018, amended the
The enforceability of arbitration clauses in financial contracts took a hit from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (the “CFPB”) this week, but
At year-end, when there may be more time and inclination for busy bank executives (and their counsel) to consider the big picture, a look at
On April 30, 2013, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") issued its final rule regarding international electronic remittance transfers (i
Banks and consumers concerned about waiving attorney-client privilege can now rest easy when submitting privileged information to the Consumer
As we told reminded you last month here, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB"), the agency that has enforcement responsibility over the Fair Credit Report Act ("Act"), revised the forms which employers must use to comply with the FCRA, effective January 1, 2013.
By now, you should know that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") has issued “Guidance on the Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment Decisions”, which is designed to restrict criminal background checks by employers, but you may not know that enforcement responsibility for the Fair Credit Reporting Act ("FCRA") has been transferred from the Federal Trade Commission to the recently created Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB").
In July the second anniversary of the signing of the Dodd-Frank Act passed, giving community bankers an opportunity to consider where things stand.
A variety of federal laws and regulations require banks and financial institutions to make certain disclosures to holders of deposit accounts.
When the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) lost its statutory authority to issue rulings because its normally five-person membership fell to two last week, President Obama made three recess appointments sparking a new controversy between Democrats and Republicans.