its first "abusive practices" enforcement action, the CFPB has forced American
Debt Settlement Solutions Inc. (ADSS) and its president to agree to pay over
one-half million dollars in damages and fines (most of which will be...
Readers will remember that, before December 2012, the
Electronic Fund Transfer Act required
ATM's to include fee notices on the machines themselves. Congress
eliminated that requirement after banks faced repeated nuisance litigation
by Erika J. Sonstroem
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) on April 17, 2014 announced the release of a Guide to Completing TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure Forms (the Forms Guide). The CFPB states that the purpose of the Forms Guide is...
by Donald C. Lampe , Jeffrey E. Jamison ,
and Michael B.
On Dec. 17, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued the expected mortgage servicing final
rules. At over 1,000 pages, the final rules will amend the Truth in
by Ashley Hutto-Schultz
and Jeffrey E.
During yesterday's field hearing in Baltimore, the CFPB
announced its final Ability-to-Repay
(ATR) rule and hosted a panel discussion to discuss the new rule, which had
not been released at the...
by Richard E. Gottlieb
As our readers will recall, the CFPB proposed back in
January 2013 to limit the ability of mortgage lenders to finance credit
insurance premiums. These prohibitions were to go into effect on June 1, 2013,
E. Gottlieb and Jeffrey E. Jamison
On October 24, 2012, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced that, beginning January 2, 2013, certain debt collection
agencies and debt collection firms will come under federal supervision...