The bureau released results of a national survey that measures the financial well-being of specific consumer groups as well as the population as a whole. The regulator also announced the release of a new tool designed to allow consumers to measure their level of financial well-being.
September 26, 2017
In a letter dated July 28, 21 state attorneys general called on U.S. Senate leaders to support the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s new arbitration rule and oppose the current attempt to overturn the rule under the Congressional Review Act (CRA).
August 8, 2017
The day Republicans introduced joint resolutions in both houses aimed at blocking the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s new arbitration rule, a bureau staffer noted in a blog post that the regulator isn't done writing, issuing and finalizing rules.
July 27, 2017
The U.S. House passed a joint resolution of disapproval under the Congressional Rule Act to block the CFPB’s rule banning mandatory arbitration clauses in finance contracts. The resolution now needs Senate approval and the president’s signature to repeal the rule, which industry insiders say could impact the sale of F&I products.
July 26, 2017
The day after the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau published its new arbitration rule in the Federal Register, House and Senate Republicans filed joint resolutions to block the rule from taking effect in September..
July 25, 2017
F&I Express’ Brian Reed will lead a presentation designed to establish improved lines of communication between leading executives in the auto finance and F&I product provider segments.
July 14, 2017
The new rule is set to take effect 60 days after publication in the Federal Register. It comes more than two years after the bureau studied mandatory arbitration clauses and one year after it proposed to ban such clauses in consumer finance contracts.
July 10, 2017
Attorney and Mosaic Compliance Services cofounder Jim Ganther will deliver a featured presentation on Easy-to-Implement Processes and Controls at Compliance Summit in September.
June 29, 2017
Four days after the U.S. House passed a bill aimed at reversing a number of Dodd-Frank financial regulations and scaling back the CFPB’s authority, the Treasury Department recommended that the bureau’s powers be reduced in a report containing more than 100 suggestions for financial reform.
June 13, 2017
Security National Automotive Acceptance Co. agreed to pay $1.25 million to settle the bureau's charges that it failed to pay $2.275 million in consumer redress for illegal debt-collection tactics under the regulator's October 2015 order. But the company did so without admitting to the CFPB's finding, company officials said.
April 26, 2017
The D.C. Circuit granted the bureau’s request to reconsider last October’s three-judge ruling that the bureau’s structure is unconstitutional, vacating a decision that gave the president the authority to remove the director of the CFPB at will.
February 16, 2017
A new report released by Republican members of the House Financial Services Committee charges CFPB Director Richard Cordray with violating federal law when the regulator published its Larger Participant Rule in June 2015.
January 19, 2017
The magazine’s compliance pro dusts off his crystal ball to offer a few predictions for 2017. If he’s correct, F&I offices could be in for a challenging year.
December 27, 2016
Jeff Carlson reflects on his term as the NADA’s 2016 chairman, highlighting the association’s victories as well as the challenges ahead.
December 22, 2016
Four associations representing 12,000 banks and credit unions have asked Senate leaders to consider replacing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s single-director structure with a five-person bipartisan commission next year.
December 8, 2016