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The CFPB’s recent announcement that it will now be examining non-credit products, services, and processes for discrimination under the Bureau’s UDAAP authority raises the question of how financial services companies should go about testing various aspects of their operations for potential discrimination. In this

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On May 2, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau) released its Supervisory Highlights report on legal violations discovered during examinations in the second half of 2021.

The Supervisory Highlights detail issues identified by CFPB examination teams across a wide number of segments of the consumer financial services industry. Summarized below are those issues

  • In its annual General Explanations of the Administration’s Revenue Proposals, the U.S. Department of Treasury proposed clarifications and amendments to the Internal Revenue Code to address on-demand pay arrangements (also known as earned wage access or “EWA” programs).
  • The proposals would confirm, among other things, that EWA programs are not loans.
  • The proposals would also

On March 9, Wyoming amended the Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAO) Supplement (Supplement), which permits decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs) to incorporate and obtain legal status as limited liability companies under Wyoming’s Limited Liability Company Act. The most distinctive modification of the Supplement concerns the minimum threshold of a DAO’s overall membership that must participate in proposal

On April 28, the Connecticut House passed Senate Bill 6, an act concerning personal data privacy and online monitoring (SB 6 or Connecticut Act). The Senate unanimously passed SB 6 on April 20, and is now currently under consideration by Governor Ned Lamont. If the bill becomes law, it will go into effect on

A federal district court in New Jersey recently dismissed a complaint against a bank filed by a commercial customer duped by a business email compromise incident. The case involved four wire transfers totaling $1.4 million dollars. The court found that even though the customer was tricked by a fraudster into initiating the transfers, the wires

On April 28, U.S. District for the Southern District of New York Judge Mary Kay Vyskocil issued an order, enjoining three named sheriffs in New York from enforcing the recently enacted New York Fair Consumer Judgment Interest Act (Act) on a retroactive basis and directs the plaintiffs to deliver notice of the same to

Like most industries today, Consumer Finance Services businesses continue to be significantly impacted by COVID-19. To help you keep abreast of relevant activities, below find a breakdown of some of the biggest legislative and regulatory events at the federal and state levels to impact the Consumer Finance Services industry this past week:

Federal Activities

State