In this episode of The Consumer Finance Podcast, Troutman Pepper Partner Chris Willis and fellow Partner Glen Trudel discuss the Final Interagency Guidance put out by the Federal Reserve, the FDIC, and the OCC regarding third-party relationships. Topics include the agencies’ goals in putting out this joint guidance, notable points raised in the guidance, and potential impacts on the industry from the advent of this guidance.
Please join Troutman Pepper Partners Kim Phan and Stefanie Jackman for a special podcast episode showcasing our firm’s state and federal legislative and regulatory tracking products. These powerful tools were designed to inform industry professionals about the latest state and federal legislative and regulatory developments in order to aid organizations with their compliance management systems and initiatives. The weekly trackers focus on three areas: debt collection, privacy and data security, and consumer reporting and Fair Credit Reporting Act case law. In addition to a weekly tracker, you will be invited to participate in monthly roundtable discussions with Kim and Stefanie. You will also have access to a searchable online portal, which houses all of the information sent out in the weekly updates plus the topics covered in our monthly roundtables. Please tune in to learn more about receiving this valuable tool for your organization.
Join us for the third episode in a special three-part series covering the CFPB’s intention to propose new rules under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). In this episode, Troutman Pepper Partners Chris Willis, Dave Gettings, Kim Phan, Ethan Ostroff, and Ron Raether discuss the potential implications of regulating data brokers under the FCRA, and how this might affect data brokers as well as other types of entities, including users, consumer reporting agencies, and resellers.
Join us for the second episode in a special three-part series covering the CFPB’s intention to propose new rules under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). In this episode, Troutman Pepper Partners Chris Willis, Dave Gettings, Kim Phan, Ron Raether, and Ethan Ostroff discuss the regulation of credit header data and the potential impact on…
Join us for the first episode in a special three-part series covering the CFPB’s intention to propose new rules under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). In this episode, Troutman Pepper Partners Chris Willis, Dave Gettings, Ethan Ostroff, and Kim Phan explore the historical events that led us to this point, the next steps in the rulemaking process, the expected timeline for a final rule, how the CFPB is coordinating with the FTC and other regulators, and the expected proposed rulemaking regarding credit header data and data brokers.
Please join Troutman Pepper Partner Chris Willis and his colleagues Lori Sommerfield and Joe Reilly for an important update on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) new small business lending data collection and reporting final rule — the Section 1071 Final Rule. On July 31, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas issued a preliminary injunction enjoining the CFPB from implementing and enforcing the Final Rule against members of the American Bankers Association, Texas Bankers Association, and a Texas bank. Chris, Lori, and Joe discuss who benefits from the injunction and what it means for those who do not, advocacy efforts by other financial institution trade groups to level the playing field, the impact on small business borrowers, when we can expect a resolution, and until then, how small business lenders should move forward.
In this episode of The Consumer Finance Podcast, Troutman Pepper Partner Chris Willis is joined by colleagues Ethan Ostroff and Trey Smith to discuss the current landscape of cryptocurrency regulation and enforcement. Our team offers insights to the industry about various topics, including:
Corporate theft can happen in any workplace, but in the world of financial services, the theft can also create regulatory and litigation exposure for financial institutions. What type of employee is most likely to steal from the company or its customers? What can companies do to combat this? Partners Tracey Diamond and Evan Gibbs chatted with Troutman Pepper Partner Chris Willis about the popular movie Office Space, employee misconduct, and creative uses of technology to protect against corporate theft.
In our latest episode of The Consumer Finance Podcast, Chris Willis and his colleagues Stefanie Jackman, Joe Reilly, and Jonathan Floyd discuss the CFPB’s advisory opinion related to collection of time-barred debt. The discussion includes a look at the historical events that led up to this opinion, whether or not an FDCPA-covered debt collector can sue to collect a time-barred debt, how this opinion relates to state law analogs, and key takeaways for the industry.
Please join Troutman Pepper Partner Chris Willis and his colleague Kim Phan as they discuss the new California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) and the creation of the California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA), California’s first state agency focused exclusively on privacy. They also dive into the CPPA’s recent amendments to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), discussing the timeline, overview, and technical guidance for companies. And with 23 topical areas of regulation — what we can expect from the CPRA’s next set of rules.