The CFPB recently published ten new TRID FAQs related to lender credits.

Previously the CFPB staff provided informal verbal guidance regarding lender credits, and the 2017 amendments to the TRID rule, often referred to as TRID 2.0, added commentary to TRID provisions of Regulation Z that address the disclosure and treatment of lender credits. However,

Last week, the CFPB Ombudsman’s Office released its eighth annual report covering the Office’s activities during fiscal year 2019.  The Ombudsman’s Office is intended to serve as an independent, impartial, and confidential resource that assists consumers, financial entities, consumer or trade groups, and others in informally resolving process issues with the CFPB.

In the annual

Although it will not be published in time for holiday gift giving, pre-orders are being taken for a new book written by former CFPB Director Richard Cordray.  The book, to be published by Oxford University Press, is titled “Watchdog: How Protecting Consumers Can Save Our Families, Our Economy, and Our Democracy” and includes a

The U.S. Supreme Court has scheduled oral argument in Seila Law on March 3, 2020.

The question presented in Seila Law’s petition is whether the CFPB’s single-director-removable-only-for-cause structure violates the separation of powers in the U.S. Constitution.  In its Order granting Seila Law’s certiorari petition, the Supreme Court directed the parties to also brief and

The CFPB and FTC announced the issues that the panels will discuss at the workshop on accuracy in consumer reporting that the agencies will co-host on December 10, 2019.

The workshop will examine issues affecting the accuracy of traditional credit reports as well as employment and tenant background screening reports, including changes in legal requirements

The Consumer Bankers Association has sent a letter to the leadership of the House of Representatives urging the House to enact legislation that replaces the CFPB’s single director leadership structure with a five-person, bipartisan commission.

The CBA advocates for such legislation as a way to avoid the adverse consequences that it believes would result if

PBI’s Consumer Financial Services and Banking Law Update will take place on October 29, 2019, in Philadelphia (and by simulcast in Allentown, Bellefonte, Butler, Chambersburg, Easton, Mechanicsburg, Pittsburgh, West Chester, and York, Pennsylvania).

Alan Kaplinsky, Practice Leader of Ballard Spahr’s Consumer Financial Services Group, and Mark Furletti, Vice-Chair of the Group, will moderate an experienced

Last week, Congressional representatives Maxine Waters, D-CA, Bobby Scott, D-VA, and Elijah Cummings, D-MD, as chairs of committees with oversight responsibility for the student loan servicing market, sent letters to CFPB Director Kathleen Kraninger and Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos about their concerns with the current state of the student loan industry. The letters

The Solicitor General has filed a motion with the U.S. Supreme Court asking for an extension of the date by which the government must file its response to Seila Law’s petition for a writ of certiorari. The petition seeks review of the Ninth Circuit’s ruling that the CFPB’s single-director-removable-only-for-cause structure is constitutional.

The government’s response