After several years of rulemaking, amendments, and delays, the CFPB’s Prepaid Rule (the “Rule”) is finally set to take effect on April 1, 2019. This rapidly approaching effective date means that prepaid issuers have only two months left to confirm that their prepaid programs and materials are fully compliant with the Rules’ complex and specific
A portion of the Treasury’s report entitled “A Financial System That Creates Economic Opportunities, Nonbank Financials, Fintech, and Innovation,” focuses on payments. (See our legal alert for a discussion of other portions of the Treasury’s report.)
Current payment methods. The report notes four primary core payment systems: credit cards, debit cards, automated…
The CFPB has published a final rule in the Federal Register that makes several corrections to Regulation E (which implements the Electronic Fund Transfer Act). The corrections, which the notice describes as “clerical and non-substantive,” are effective on November 14, 2016.