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CFPB releases latest supervisory highlights report

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau this week released the latest edition of its supervisory highlights report. The findings included in the report cover examinations in the areas of automobile loan servicing, deposits, mortgage servicing, and remittances.Read more

CFPB to regulate PACE financing

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is preparing to regulate residential Property Assessed Clean Energy financing with an advance notice of proposed rulemaking.Read more

Equifax expecting a fine from the CFPB

Consumer credit reporting agency Equifax announced last week that it expects various forms of punishment from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Federal Trade Commission over the credit reporting agency’s substantial data breach last year.Read more

House committee queries recent lack of restitution

The House Financial Services Committee has sent a letter to Kathy Kraninger, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, requesting additional information on recent enforcement actions that resulted in no restitution to consumers.Read more

CFPB reaches settlement with offshore lenders

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has entered into a proposed settlement with a group of corporate and individual defendants over violations of state interest rate caps and other consumer financial protection laws.Read more