Legal

ABA: Proposed Arbitration Rule Not in Public Interest

ABA and other trade groups today urged the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau not to move forward with its proposed rule on arbitration, arguing that the rule is not in the public interest, does not protect consumers, and is inconsistent with the bureau’s own study of arbitration of consumer financial products and services.

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Under Criticism, FDIC Amends Exam Appeals Process

The FDIC board today voted to propose amendments to its supervisory guidelines that would expand banks’ rights to appeal exam decisions and improve consistency with other agencies’ appeals processes and issue examination guidance for third-party lending.

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SCOTUS to Review City of Miami Fair Housing Case

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to review a case involving a lawsuit brought by the City of Miami against Bank of America and Wells Fargo alleging the banks engaged in discriminatory lending practices that resulted in reduced property tax revenues.

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FinCEN Spotlights Victories Triggered by BSA Reports

As part of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network’s ongoing efforts to demonstrate that financial institutions’ Bank Secrecy Act reporting is read and used, FinCEN today spotlighted six law enforcement cases that made effective use of BSA data to prosecute successfully.

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