Last December, we wrote  about the CFPB’s notice seeking public input on which regulatory requirements should be on the CFPB’s priority list for streamlining. One of the possible streamlining candidates identified by the CFPB was the Regulation E requirement to post an ATM sign about fees when such fees must also be disclosed on the ATM screen or in a paper notice.… Continue Reading

The suggestion box is officially open at the CFPB for comments from the public on which provisions of the regulations it inherited from other agencies should be the CFPB’s highest priority for streamlining.

The Dodd-Frank Act transferred to the CFPB rulemaking authority under 14 federal consumer financial laws that had previously been vested in seven other federal agencies. … Continue Reading

On November 1, 2011, Raj Date made a presentation to the House Financial Services Committee, outlining what the CFPB has done in its first 100 days, and previewing some of its future plans.  In large part, the presentation served to underscore the CFPB’s accomplishments since July 21, including the development of the “Know Before You Owe” mortgage disclosure form, the similar disclosure relating to student loans, and the publication of the Bureau’s examination manuals. … Continue Reading