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IRS Issues Final FATCA Regulation

Jan
25

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued a final rule that implements information reporting and withholding tax provisions under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).  The rule describes the step-by-step process for U.S.

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CFPB Updates - 1/14/2013

Jan
14

CFPB Issues New Final Mortgage Rule & Associated Proposal

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CFPB Updates - 1/4/2013

Jan
07

New Comment Call on CFPB Trial Disclosure Policy

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FHFA Reports Delinquency Decline for Some Loans Backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

Jan
07

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) reported in its third quarter 2012 Foreclosure Prevention Report that the number of loans backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in serious delinquency (loans delinquent for 90 or more days) has dropped below 1 million for the first time since the summer of 2009.  Loans delinquent by 60-plus days also declined; however,

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FDIC Report on Mobile Payment Risks

Jan
07

In December, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) released a report regarding mobile payment risks in its Supervisory Highlights (Winter 2012 Edition).  The report discusses the current mobile payments landscape, mobile payment risks, and the existing legal and regulatory framework.  Financial institutions and th

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Appeals Court Reverses Part of Bank Overdraft Fee Decision

Dec
31

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has reversed in part the lower district court’s order that would require Wells Fargo Bank to cease charging overdraft fees based on the high-to-low posting order for all debit-card transactions.

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CFPB Upcoming Mortgage Regulations

Dec
31

Over both 2011 and 2012, the Federal Reserve Board (Fed) and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) have proposed many regulations covering the mortgage industry, but none have yet been finalized.

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Small Issuer Concerns Remain Despite FTC Interchange Report

Dec
31

Concerns of credit unions and other small issuers of debit cards remain despite a newly released Federal Trade Commission (FTC) report claiming small issuers have been unharmed by new interchange laws. The FTC report was ordered by the U.S. Congress last year. The agency was charged with assessing the impact of the debit fee interchange cap set by the Dodd-Frank Act.

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CFPB News and Updates - 12/21/2012

Dec
26

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues New Proposal on International Remittances

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FTC Finalizes Amendments to Children's Online Privacy Protection

Dec
21

Earlier this week, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) finalized amendments to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection rule, which implements the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA).  The COPPA rule provides for privacy protections and gives parents greater control over the personal information that websites and online services may collect from children under the age of 13. 

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