Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Request for Information to Assist Taskforce on Federal Consumer Financial Protection Law

The Bureau issued a request for information to assist the Taskforce on Federal Consumer Financial Law with recommendations on harmonizing, modernizing, and updating the federal consumer financial laws.

The Bureau issued a request for information to assist the Taskforce on Federal Consumer Financial Law with recommendations on harmonizing, modernizing, and updating the federal consumer financial laws.

Read more / Original news source: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/newsroom/cfpb-issues-rfi-to-assist-taskforce-on-federal-consumer-financial-protection-law/

Director Kraninger Remarks During Financial Stability Oversight Council Meeting

During this challenging time for our nation and the world, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is diligently working to protect consumers in the financial services marketplace and providing Americans with much needed peace of mind.

During this challenging time for our nation and the world, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is diligently working to protect consumers in the financial services marketplace and providing Americans with much needed peace of mind.

Read more / Original news source: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/newsroom/director-kraninger-remarks-during-financial-stability-oversight-council-meeting/

CFPB Provides Flexibility During COVID-19 Pandemic

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced that it is providing needed flexibility to enable financial companies to work with customers in need as they respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced that it is providing needed flexibility to enable financial companies to work with customers in need as they respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Read more / Original news source: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/newsroom/cfpb-provides-flexibility-during-covid-19-pandemic/

Federal Agencies Encourage Banks, Savings Associations, and Credit Unions to Offer Responsible Small-Dollar Loans to Consumers and Small Businesses Affected by COVID-19

Five federal financial regulatory agencies issued a joint statement encouraging banks, savings associations, and credit unions to offer responsible small-dollar loans to consumers and small businesses in response to COVID-19.

Five federal financial regulatory agencies issued a joint statement encouraging banks, savings associations, and credit unions to offer responsible small-dollar loans to consumers and small businesses in response to COVID-19.

Read more / Original news source: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/newsroom/federal-agencies-encourage-banks-savings-associations-credit-unions-to-offer-responsible-small-dollar-loans-consumers-small-businesses-affected-covid-19/

Media Advisory: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Resources for Consumers During COVID-19 Pandemic

The Bureau has recently released several resources to help consumers take steps to protect their finances during the COVID-19 pandemic, including how to avoid financial scams and submit complaints to the Bureau.

The Bureau has recently released several resources to help consumers take steps to protect their finances during the COVID-19 pandemic, including how to avoid financial scams and submit complaints to the Bureau.

Read more / Original news source: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/newsroom/media-advisory-cfpb-resources-consumers-during-covid-19-pandemic/

Agencies Provide Additional Information to Encourage Financial Institutions to Work with Borrowers Affected by COVID-19

The federal financial institution regulatory agencies and the state banking regulators issued an interagency statement encouraging financial institutions to work constructively with borrowers affected by COVID-19 and providing additional information re…

The federal financial institution regulatory agencies and the state banking regulators issued an interagency statement encouraging financial institutions to work constructively with borrowers affected by COVID-19 and providing additional information regarding loan modifications.

Read more / Original news source: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/newsroom/agencies-provide-additional-information-encourage-financial-institutions-work-borrowers-affected-covid-19/

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Report on 2019 Administration of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act; Announces Extension of Comment Period

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released the annual report to Congress on the administration of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released the annual report to Congress on the administration of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).

Read more / Original news source: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/newsroom/cfpb-releases-2019-administration-fair-debt-collection-practices-act-report/

CFPB Director Kraninger Statement on Joint HUD-FHFA Announcement on Foreclosure and Eviction Moratorium

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Kathleen L. Kraninger makes statement after the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Federal Housing Finance Agency announced a moratorium on foreclosures and evictions.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Kathleen L. Kraninger makes statement after the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Federal Housing Finance Agency announced a moratorium on foreclosures and evictions.

Read more / Original news source: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/newsroom/cfpb-director-kraninger-statement-joint-hud-fhfa-announcement-foreclosure-and-eviction-moratorium/

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Files Suit Against Fifth Third Bank, National Association for Allegedly Opening Unauthorized Accounts and Enrolling Consumers in Unauthorized Products and Services

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) filed a lawsuit in federal district court in the Northern District of Illinois against Fifth Third Bank, National Association (Fifth Third).

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) filed a lawsuit in federal district court in the Northern District of Illinois against Fifth Third Bank, National Association (Fifth Third).

Read more / Original news source: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/newsroom/cfpb-files-suit-against-fifth-third-for-allegedly-opening-unauthorized-accounts-enrolling-consumers-in-unauthorized-products/

CFPB Takes Key Steps to Prevent Consumer Harm; Proposes Whistleblower Award Program, Other Measures

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced three steps to advance its strategy on one of its key priorities: preventing consumer harm.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced three steps to advance its strategy on one of its key priorities: preventing consumer harm.

Read more / Original news source: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/newsroom/cfpb-takes-key-steps-prevent-consumer-harm-proposes-whistleblower-award-program/