Compliance

Keating Shares Banking Perspective in NYC Interviews

ABA President and CEO Frank Keating offered perspective on a wide range of issues -- from banking regulation, interest rate increases and the low labor force participation rate to the Meerkat app and presidential politics -- in interviews with New York City media outlets yesterday.

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​CFPB Reviews Consumer Complaint Trends

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released a report on Monday on consumer complaint trends in 2014. While complaint volume rose 53 percent from 2013 to 2014, the steady monthly increase in 2013 tapered off in 2014, averaging about 20,000 per month.

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​Curry Highlights Role of Banks in Stopping Elder Fraud

Banks play a critical role in identifying financial fraud and protecting their older customers against related losses, Comptroller of the Currency Thomas Curry said in a speech Friday in Washington, D.C. He noted that bankers are helping to flag elder fraud by filing Suspicious Activity Reports with the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, as well as by enhancing training and improving marketing and education materials to raise awareness of fraud schemes.

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​ABA, CBA Warn Against ‘One-Size-Fits-All’ Campus Accounts

Colleges should be able to work with banks to offer a flexible array of deposit products to their students, ABA and the Consumer Bankers Association told the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today. The associations responded in a letter to the bureau’s draft “scorecard” for “safe” financial products to be offered on college campuses, such as deposit accounts. “The proposed scorecard ...

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