After reviewing the roles of data aggregators and other key players in the data aggregation market, we discuss the implications of the transition from screen scraping to application programming interfaces (API), how aggregators can enhance consumer financial services, and the risks associated with data aggregators.  We also discuss the CFPB’s Section 1033 rulemaking on providing data access to consumers, including the expected timetable and issues the CFPB is likely to address in its proposed rule, and potential larger participant rulemaking for aggregators.… Continue Reading