The CFPB and the two trade groups challenging the CFPB’s 2017 final payday/auto title/high-rate installment loan rule (2017 Rule) have filed a joint motion asking the Texas federal district court hearing the trade groups’ lawsuit to lift the stay of the lawsuit, originally entered in June 2018 on the heels of the trade group’s motion

The topics we discuss are: implications of the SCOTUS Seila Law decision on CFPB rules, past consent orders, ongoing enforcement, and the Texas lawsuit challenging the CFPB payday loan rule; DOJ/FTC auto dealer fair lending actions, status of disparate impact, and Google targeted advertising changes; the CFPB’s new advisory opinion program; timing of CFPB debt

The CFPB has issued its long-awaited final rule rescinding the ability-to-repay provisions in its final payday/auto title/high-rate installment loan rule (Payday Rule).  The final rule will be effective 90 days after its publication in the Federal Register.

The CFPB also issued a document in which it affirmed and ratified the Payday Rule’s payments provisions. 

The Texas federal district court hearing the lawsuit filed by two trade groups challenging the CFPB’s final payday/auto title/high-rate installment loan rule (Payday Rule) entered an order yesterday that once again continues the stay of the lawsuit and the August 19, 2019 compliance date for both the Payday Rule’s ability-to-repay (ATR) provisions and its payment

A joint status report was filed this past Friday with the Texas federal district court hearing the lawsuit filed by two trade groups challenging the CFPB’s final payday/auto title/high-rate installment loan rule (Payday Rule).

The report states that the Bureau “is continuing to make progress” on its proposed rulemaking to rescind the Payday Rule’s ability-to-repay

The CFPB announced that it has entered into a settlement with Cottonwood Financial, Ltd., to resolve alleged violations by Cottonwood of the CFPA, FCRA, and TILA  in the course of marketing, servicing, and collecting on payday, auto title, and unsecured consumer installment loans.  Cottonwood operates approximately 340 retail lending outlets in Idaho, Illinois, Michigan, New

The Texas federal district court hearing the lawsuit filed by two trade groups challenging the CFPB’s final payday/auto title/high-rate installment loan rule (Payday Rule) entered an order on December 6 that once again continues the stay of the lawsuit and the August 19, 2019 compliance date for both the Payday Rule’s ability-to-repay (ATR) provisions and

The Texas federal district court hearing the lawsuit filed by two trade groups challenging the CFPB’s final payday/auto title/high-rate installment loan rule (Payday Rule) entered an order on August 6 that once again continues the stay of the lawsuit and the August 19, 2019 compliance date for both the Payday Rule’s ability-to-repay (ATR) provisions and

The CFPB and the two industry trade groups that filed a lawsuit in a Texas federal district court challenging the CFPB’s final payday/auto title/high-rate installment loan rule (Payday Rule) filed a new status report with the court on August 2.

The status report references the CFPB’s proposal to revise the Payday Rule to rescind the

In this week’s podcast, we take a close look at the CFPB payday loan rule’s payment provisions that could become effective as early as this August if the current court stay is lifted.  After reviewing the limits and disclosures mandated by the payment provisions, we explain why the provisions are deeply flawed and discuss the