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Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 24 Sep 2018

Bureau of consumer financial protection issues revised FCRA summary of rights form

Section 301 of the federal Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act, which was signed into law on May 24, 2018, amended the

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Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 18 Jul 2017

New CFPB Rule Limiting Arbitration Clauses Faces Possible Congressional Veto

The enforceability of arbitration clauses in financial contracts took a hit from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (the “CFPB”) this week, but

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Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA, Global | 10 Jan 2014

Some big picture links

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

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Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 12 Jul 2013

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issues final international remittance transfer regulations

On April 30, 2013, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") issued its final rule regarding international electronic remittance transfers (i

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Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 7 Jan 2013

President signs bill protecting privileged information submitted to the CFB

Banks and consumers concerned about waiving attorney-client privilege can now rest easy when submitting privileged information to the Consumer

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Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 26 Nov 2012

Not so fast ... CFPB issues revised forms for FCRA compliance by January 1, 2013, first ones contained typos and other errors

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.

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Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 2 Nov 2012

Complying with the FCRA amendments before January 1, 2013 - a step-by-step guide

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").

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Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 15 Aug 2012

Dodd-Frank Act anniversary

In July the second anniversary of the signing of the Dodd-Frank Act passed, giving community bankers an opportunity to consider where things stand.

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Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 19 Jan 2012

Disclosure requirements for consumer and business deposit accounts, as recently republished by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

A variety of federal laws and regulations require banks and financial institutions to make certain disclosures to holders of deposit accounts.

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Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 6 Jan 2012

President Obama's move to sidestep the Senate with his recess appointments

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.

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