The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit filed in September 2022 against the CFPB challenging the CFPB’s recent update to the Unfair, Deceptive, or Abusive Acts or Practices (UDAAP) section of its examination manual to include discrimination.  The other plaintiffs in the lawsuit, which was filed in

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court granted the unopposed request of the Community Financial Services Association for a 30-day extension until January 13, 2023 to file its brief in opposition to the CFPB’s certiorari petition seeking review of the Fifth Circuit panel decision in Community Financial Services Association of America Ltd. v. CFPB.  In

The CFPB recently released two reports concerning tenant background checks.  One report, “Consumer Snapshot: Tenant Background Checks,” discusses consumer complaints received by the CFPB that relate to tenant screening by landlords.  The other report, “Tenant Background Checks Market,” looks at the practices of the tenant screening industry.

Consumer Snapshot.  The

The CFPB has released the Fall 2022 edition of its Supervisory Highlights.  The report discusses the Bureau’s examinations in the areas of auto servicing, consumer reporting, credit card account management, debt collection, deposits, mortgage origination, mortgage servicing, and payday lending that were completed between January 1, 2022 and June 31, 2022.  Accordingly, this represents

The CFPB has filed a certiorari petition with the U.S. Supreme Court seeking review of the Fifth Circuit panel decision in Community Financial Services Association of America Ltd. v. CFPB that held the CFPB’s funding mechanism violates the Appropriations Clause of the U.S. Constitution.  Given the daunting odds the CFPB would have faced in seeking

The CFPB and All American Check Cashing have agreed to a settlement in the CFPB’s enforcement action filed against All American in 2016 for alleged violations of the CFPA’s UDAAP prohibition in connection with check cashing services and small dollar loans offered by All American.  The settlement comes less than a month after a Fifth

Pursuant to the agreed motion for a stay filed by the CFPB and Populus Financial Group, Inc., which does business as ACE Cash Express, the Texas federal district court hearing the CFPB’s enforcement action against Populus has stayed the lawsuit until after the Fifth Circuit issues its mandate in Community Financial Services Association of America

The CFPB  has taken a significant step towards issuing regulations to implement Section 1033 of the Dodd-Frank Act by releasing an outline of the proposals it is considering in preparation for convening a small business review panel (Panel).  Section 1033 authorizes the CFPB to issue rules requiring “a covered person [to] make available to a

The American Bankers Association has sent a letter to CFPB Director Chopra in which it urges the CFPB not to shift liability to banks for peer to peer (P2P) payments using an online-money transfer platform in which the consumer who authorized the payment subsequently claims it was made to a scammer.

The ABA sent its