Director Rohit Chopra remarks at the Elder Justice Coordinating Council Meeting.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today finalized a rule facilitating the transition away from the LIBOR interest rate index for consumer financial products. The rule establishes requirements for how creditors must select replacement indices for existing LIBOR-linked consumer loans after April 1, 2022.
In the years leading up to the subprime crisis, one opaque and easily manipulable index, LIBOR, came to dominate adjustable rate home mortgage loan contracts. In the wake of the crisis, we learned that large international banks had conspired to set the LIBOR rate in order to conceal weaknesses in the financial system and to boost their bottom line.
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Rohit Chopra issued the following statement: Earlier today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development released guidance clarifying that special purpose credit programs that conform with the Equal Credit Opportunity Act and Regulation B generally do not violate the Federal Fair Housing Act.
Director Rohit Chopra remarks at the December NAAG Meeting.
Banks continue to rely heavily on overdraft and non-sufficient fee (NSF) revenue, which reached an estimated $15.47 billion in 2019, according to research released today by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).
Agencies Announce Threshold for Smaller Loan Exemption from Appraisal Requirements for Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Federal Reserve Board, and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency today announced that the 2022 threshold for exempting loans from special appraisal requirements for higher-priced mortgage loans will increase from $27,200 to $28,500.
Agencies Announce Dollar Thresholds in Regulations Z and M for Exempt Consumer Credit and Lease Transactions
The Federal Reserve Board and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today announced the dollar thresholds used to determine whether certain consumer credit and lease transactions in 2022 are exempt from Regulation Z (Truth in Lending) and Regulation M (Consumer Leasing).
Director Rohit Chopra remarks at a press call on overdraft fees.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a Request for Information (RFI) to seek input on rules implementing the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA). The CFPB plans to review recent changes to the rule and evaluate their effectiveness.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today filed a lawsuit in a Texas federal district court against FirstCash, Inc. and Cash America West, Inc. The CFPB alleges that the two companies violated the Military Lending Act (MLA) by charging higher than the allowable 36% annual percentage rate on pawn loans to active-duty servicemembers and their dependents.
Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), jointly with other government agencies, announced a return to enforcement of critical protections for families and homeowners.
Deputy Director Zixta Martinez remarks at the November 5, 2021 ARC Meeting.
The CFPB today issued an advisory opinion affirming that consumer reporting companies, including tenant and employment screening companies, are violating the law if they engage in shoddy name-matching procedures.
As the economy recovers from the pandemic, many Americans are seeking new jobs and housing. But too many have been blocked, due to false identity matching by a background screening company or another outfit that sells our personal data.
Remarks of Associate Director Karen Andre at Combined Community Bank Advisory Council and Credit Union Advisory Council Meeting
Associate Director Karen Andre remarks at the November 4, 2021 combined CBAC and CUAC meeting.
Deputy Director Zixta Martinez remarks at the November 3, 2021 CAB meeting.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today released research finding that consumers in majority Black and Hispanic neighborhoods, as well as younger consumers and those with low credit scores, are far more likely to have disputes appear on their credit reports.
The United States must do more to nurture a fast, safe, and competitive payments system. New technologies can help to advance this goal, which would yield enormous benefits for consumers, workers, and small businesses.
On October 29, 2021, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced leadership changes within the Bureau.
Director Rohit Chopra's opening statement before the House Committee on Financial Services.
Opening Statement of Director Rohit Chopra before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Director Rohit Chopra's opening statement before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
Director Rohit Chopra's written testimony before the House Committee on Financial Services.
Written Testimony of Director Rohit Chopra before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Director Rohit Chopra's written testimony before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
Remarks of Director Rohit Chopra at a Joint DOJ, CFPB, and OCC Press Conference on the Trustmark National Bank Enforcement Action
Director Rohit Chopra remarks at the joint DOJ, CFPB, and OCC press conference on the Trustmark National Bank enforcement action.