Please join Consumer Financial Services Partner Chris Willis and his guest and colleague Tony Kaye as they discuss the recently enacted California Senate Bill 1311 or Military and Veteran Consumer Protection Act of 2022. Effective January 1, 2023, the new bill — drawn up by the California attorney general’s office — intends to enhance consumer protections for military service members, directly affecting the Military Lending Act’s exception for loans to purchase motor vehicles and other personal property.

Please join Consumer Financial Services Partner Chris Willis and his colleague Partner Misha Tseytlin to discuss the Fifth Circuit’s decision in Community Financial Services Association of America, Ltd. v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, what may happen next and when, and the ruling’s practical impact on the consumer finance industry. As noted in our October 20 blog about the CFSA case, a Fifth Circuit panel found the funding mechanism for the CFPB to be unconstitutional.

In this episode of The Crypto Exchange, Troutman Pepper Consumer Financial Services Partner Kalama Lui-Kwan welcomes back Keith Barnett and Carlin McCrory to discuss recent interviews by Rohit Chopra from the CFPB related to consumer protection issues, true lender matters, actions against repeat offenders, as well as P2P platforms and the CFPB’s stance on fees.

Keith and Carlin also discuss a recent report released by the CFPB, The Convergence of Payments and Commerce: Implications for Consumers, that examines the challenges in new product categories and risks to consumers inherent in the evolving payment ecosystem. 

In this episode of The Crypto Exchange, Troutman Pepper Consumer Financial Services Partner Ethan Ostroff welcomes James Stevens to examine recent crypto-related activities by banking regulators. Ethan and James discuss the regulators that interact with banks and financial institutions and their regulation of crypto activities, including the lack of consistency and its impact on the banks and financial institutions.

In this episode of The Crypto Exchange, Troutman Pepper Consumer Financial Services Partner Kalama Lui-Kwan welcomes back Keith Barnett and Carlin McCrory to discuss consumer protection under Regulation E and a recent letter from democratic senators, urging the CFPB to hold banks liable for consumer losses when the consumers provide alleged fraudsters with access to their own accounts through payment apps. Keith and Carlin examine the senators’ concerns, as well as how any potential changes that the CFPB makes could impact financial institutions significantly.

Please join Consumer Financial Services Partner Chris Willis and his guests and colleagues James Stevens and Carlin McCrory as they discuss the consumer protection and safety and soundness sides of credit union regulation. The discussion includes topics on the National Credit Union Administration’s 2022 consumer protection priorities, loan participations, the 2023 CECL implementation, and the regulatory impact of a recession on consumer loan portfolios held by credit unions.