Compliance

ABA Calls for Clarification on Fair Lending Standards in Letter to CFPB

In a comment letter to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today -- the ninth of 12 that the association will submit in response to the bureau’s ongoing feedback initiative -- ABA encouraged the bureau to update the regulations and related commentaries it inherited from other federal agencies on a regular basis as issues and questions arise and markets evolve.

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HUD Issues Request for Public Comment on Disparate Impact Regulation

In a move long sought by ABA, the Department of Housing and Urban Development is formally seeking public comment on whether its rule implementing the Fair Housing Act's discriminatory effects standard is consistent with the Supreme Court decision in Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project.

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ABA, Trade Groups Urge Fixes to CFPB Remittance Rule

As part of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s ongoing feedback initiative, ABA and its transaction banking subsidiary BAFT, joined by the Clearing House and the Consumer Bankers Association, urged the CFPB to make several much-needed rule changes to its remittance rule.

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ABA Urges CFPB to Ensure Rules are ‘Consistent with the Law’

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau should consider whether the rules it has written since 2011 are “consistent with the law, clear, and whether they promote the financial interests of consumers in a strong, vibrant, and innovative market that offers the variety of financial products and services that consumers want and value,” the American Bankers Association said in a comment letter to the bureau today.

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