Firms Settle FTC’s First Case Against Car Title Lenders

Two car title lenders settled Federal Trade Commission charges requiring them to stop using deceptive advertising to market title loans. The complaints mark the first time the FTC has taken action against car title lenders. Collection & Credit Risk

By |2017-05-20T11:45:12-05:00January 31st, 2015|FDCPA|Comments Off on Firms Settle FTC’s First Case Against Car Title Lenders

What Obama’s Immigration Plan Means for Mortgage Lenders

Giving roughly 5 million immigrants at least temporary relief from deportation could conceivably ease lenders' and borrowers' qualms about mortgages to undocumented workers who qualify with individual taxpayer identification numbers. News

By |2014-12-24T00:12:57-06:00December 24th, 2014|News|Comments Off on What Obama’s Immigration Plan Means for Mortgage Lenders

FHFA Concessions Show Mortgage Lenders Have Regained Sway in D.C.

Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mel Watt has struck a conciliatory tone, seeking lenders' input and making loan-buyback rules more industry-friendly — a clear signal the administration thinks it needs bankers' help to reignite the tepid housing recovery. News

By |2014-12-09T20:12:44-06:00December 9th, 2014|News|Comments Off on FHFA Concessions Show Mortgage Lenders Have Regained Sway in D.C.

Lenders Challenge Premise of CFPB’s Student Loan Findings

WASHINGTON — To hear the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau tell it, the private student loan market is a mess, filled with angry borrowers many of whom claim to have been taken advantage of by banks and servicers. Collection & Credit Risk

By |2014-10-17T17:58:42-05:00October 17th, 2014|FDCPA|Comments Off on Lenders Challenge Premise of CFPB’s Student Loan Findings

CFPB’s Plan to Oversee Auto Lenders Will Have Far-Reaching Impact

WASHINGTON — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has taken a sweeping approach in using its authority to propose supervision of the largest nonbank auto lenders, unveiling a plan that would effectively cover 90% of the market. Collection & Credit Risk

By |2014-09-19T07:40:30-05:00September 19th, 2014|FDCPA|Comments Off on CFPB’s Plan to Oversee Auto Lenders Will Have Far-Reaching Impact

Lenders Fear CFPB Disclosure Plan Goes Too Far

WASHINGTON -- The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's proposal to require more data from lenders through the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act has already sharply divided industry and consumer groups. Collections - Other Consumer

By |2014-07-28T13:21:36-05:00July 28th, 2014|FCRA|Comments Off on Lenders Fear CFPB Disclosure Plan Goes Too Far

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