As discussed here, on December 7, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau) made a preliminary conclusion that New York’s Commercial Financing Law (the New York law) was not preempted by the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), and was also considering whether to make a preemption determination regarding similar state laws in California
Josh focuses his practice on federal and state consumer and business lending and payments laws, including those that apply to credit cards, installment loans, lines of credit, and point-of-sale finance.
Missouri State Senator Reintroduces Commercial Financing Disclosure Bill
Last year, Missouri State Senator Justin Brown (R) introduced a bill that would have imposed certain mandatory disclosure requirements for commercial financing transactions. Ultimately, the bill failed to advance. On December 1, 2022, Senator Brown reintroduced a similar bill, known as SB 187, which also requires registration of a commercial financing broker. The bill…
State of the Union Address Highlights Governmental Focus on Elimination of So-Called “Junk Fees”
As we previously reported on the blog, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently published a proposed rule that would dramatically cut the safe harbor for credit card late fees. See the full blog post on the CFPB’s proposed credit card rule here. In his State of the Union address, President Joe Biden got…
Commercial Financing Regulatory Developments
Please join Troutman Pepper Partner Chris Willis and his colleagues Associates Caleb Rosenberg and Josh McBeain as they discuss commercial financing regulatory developments, specifically what is happening in both legislatures and regulatory agencies to extend consumer-like protections to business borrowers.
Caleb Rosenberg focuses his practice on helping banks, fintech companies, finance companies, and licensed lenders…