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Jeremy focuses his practice on federal and state lending and consumer practices laws, with emphasis on the interplay between federal and state laws, joint ventures between banks and nonbank financial services providers, the development and documentation of new financial services products (especially products designed to serve the needs of unbanked and under-banked consumers), bank overdraft practices and disclosures, geographic expansion initiatives, and compliance with federal and state consumer protection laws, including statutes prohibiting unfair, deceptive and abusive acts and practices (UDAAP); usury laws; the Truth in Lending Act (TILA); the Electronic Funds Transfer Act; E-SIGN; the Equal Credit Opportunity Act; and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).

Jeremy regularly interacts with regulators on behalf of industry trade groups. He has drafted a number of amicus curiae briefs to the U.S. Supreme Court and other courts on behalf of a number of industry and business trade groups, including the American Bankers Association, the Consumer Bankers Association, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Mortgage Bankers Association, the Financial Services Roundtable, and the American Financial Services Association.

In addition, Jeremy represents banks, thrifts, and other entities in regulatory diligence matters, charter transactions; mergers, acquisitions, and conversions; asset securitizations; purchases of loan servicing rights; and public offerings and private placements of equity and debt instruments.

In a keynote address at the Consumer Federation of America’s 2022 Consumer Assembly, CFPB Deputy Director Zixta Martinez squarely took aim at “rent-a-bank schemes” in some of the first (if not the first) such comments by a senior CFPB official. Historically, the CFPB has confined itself to “true lender” litigation against participants in high-rate

Please join Troutman Pepper Consumer Financial Services Partner Chris Willis and his guest and fellow Partner Jeremy Rosenblum as they discuss the current landscape of bank-fintech partnerships, including how bank-fintech partnerships work, the challenges these partnerships face, and new developments in the area. With more than three decades of experience representing the financial services industry, Jeremy focuses his practice on federal and state lending and consumer practices laws, with emphasis on the interplay between federal and state laws, joint ventures between banks and nonbank financial services providers, the development and documentation of new financial services, bank overdraft practices and disclosures, geographic expansion initiatives, and compliance with federal and state consumer protection laws.

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On April 25, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau) announced that it would begin invoking a provision in Dodd-Frank, previously used only infrequently, to conduct supervisory examinations over a greater number of nonbank financial companies that may “pose risks to consumers.”

Under Dodd-Frank, the CFPB has authority to examine three categories of nonbank

Troutman Pepper announced today that a nationally recognized consumer financial services group has joined the firm from Ballard Spahr in Atlanta, New York, Philadelphia, and Salt Lake City. The industry-leading group includes partners Christopher J. Willis, Mark J. Furletti, Jeremy T. Rosenblum, Stefanie H. Jackman, James Kim, Jason M. Cover