Under a new set of proposals from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, smaller lenders would be excluded from small business data collection requirements. The proposals are part of the implementation of section 1071 of the Dodd-Frank Act, which requires that data be collected and reported for small-business lending as well as lending to women- and minority-owned businesses.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has sued a group of San Diego-based debt collection companies over violations of several consumer financial protection laws.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has settled with a pair of mortgage companies over deceptive advertisements targeted at servicemembers and veterans.
In a settlement with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, TD Bank will pay a $25 million fine and $97 million in restitution to roughly 1.42 million customers affected by the bank’s illegal overdraft fees.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau wants to create a new category of “seasoned” qualified mortgages in order to “encourage innovation and help ensure access” to the mortgage credit market.
The number of consumer complaints filed in the database of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has skyrocketed since the beginning of the pandemic.
The comment period for the CFPB’s supplemental notice of proposed rule-making regarding the collection of time-barred debt closed on Aug. 4, attracting criticism from banker and consumer groups that it’s not adequately comprehensible.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued consent orders against Sovereign Lending Group, Inc., and Prime Choice Funding, Inc., over what the bureau called “deceptive” loan advertisements to servicemembers and veterans.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed a lawsuit against Townstone Financial, Inc., a nonbank retail-mortgage creditor based in Chicago, for violations of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act and its Regulation B as well as the Consumer Financial Protection Act.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has sued members of a student debt relief network, settling with some of them, over violations of the Telemarketing Sales Rule.