Banking trade groups have jointly called for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to withdraw a revised examination manual which would allow it to scrutinize discriminatory conduct under its authority to enforce the Consumer Financial Protection Act’s prohibition on unfair, deceptive and abusive acts and practices.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is seeking public input on how the shift to digital banking is impacting large bank customers.
Credit reporting companies often fail to appropriately respond to requests for investigation from servicemembers, according to an annual Consumer Financial Protection Bureau report on the top financial challenges facing servicemembers, military families and veterans.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued an order removing the AI lending platform Upstart Network from its list of approved no-action letters.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau launched an inquiry into practices and financial products it believes could lead employees indebted to their employers. The agency wants to know if consumers have a “meaningful choice” in accepting employer-driven debt products.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is opening an Office of Innovation and Competition, replacing its previous Office of Innovation as well as Project Catalyst.
Even if their credit models rely on complex algorithms, anti-discrimination law requires companies to explain the specific reasons for denying an application for credit or taking other adverse actions, the Consumer Financial Bureau said in a circular.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has issued an interpretive rule outlining the role of state-level authorities in enforcing federal consumer financial protection laws.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued an enforcement action against debt-relief payment-processors RAM Payment and Account Management Systems for issuing illegal advance fees and failing to return funds to consumers when required to.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued an enforcement action against Bank of America for processing out-of-state garnishment orders against its customers’ bank accounts, fining the North Carolina bank $10 million.