The Credit CARD Act requires the Bureau to conduct a review of the consumer credit card market, within the limits of its existing resources available for reporting purposes. In connection with conducting that review, and in accordance with the act, the Bureau is soliciting information from the public about a number of aspects of the consumer credit card market.
The notices listed below are currently open for public comment. For each notice, click through to view the Federal Register notice where you can read the full notice and select the “Submit a formal comment” option to contribute.
Registry of Supervised Nonbanks that Use Form Contracts to Impose Terms and Conditions That Seek to Waive or Limit Consumer Legal Protections
The Bureau is proposing to establish a public registry for nonbanks subject to the Bureau’s supervisory authority that use covered terms or conditions, as described in the proposed rule, in a new part 1092 in title 12 of the Code of Federal Regulations.
Pursuant to sections 1022(b) and 1022(c) of the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 (CFPA), the Bureau is proposing to require certain nonbank covered person entities (with exclusions for insured depository institutions, insured credit unions, related persons, States, certain other entities, and natural persons) that are under certain final public orders obtained or issued by a Federal, State, or local agency in connection with the offering or provision of a consumer financial product or service to report the existence of such orders to a Bureau registry.
This notice responds to a request that the CFPB make a preemption determination regarding certain provisions in a commercial financing law in New York State. The notice states the CFPB’s intent to make a determination, its preliminary conclusion that TILA does not preempt the New York law, and the possibility of issuing a determination on commercial financing laws in three other states. The notice solicits public comment.
On October 21, 2021, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau or CFPB) ordered six large technology companies operating payments systems in the United States to provide information about certain of their business practices.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is seeking comment from the public about (1) ways to facilitate mortgage refinances for consumers who would benefit from refinancing, especially consumers with smaller loan balances; and (2) ways to reduce risks for consumers who experience disruptions in their financial situation that could interfere with their ability to remain current on their mortgage payments.
The CFPB is seeking information on credit card late fees and late payments, and card issuers’ revenue and expenses.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau or CFPB) is seeking comments from the public related to relationship banking and how consumers can assert the right to obtain timely responses to requests for information about their accounts from banks and credit unions with more than $10 billion in assets, as well as from their affiliates.
Statement Regarding the Provision of Financial Products and Services to Consumers with Limited English Proficiency
This statement encourages financial institutions to better serve consumers with limited English proficiency and provides principles and guidelines to assist financial institutions in complying with the Dodd-Frank Act, the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, and other applicable laws.