ABA on Monday welcomed the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s proposed changes — many previously advocated by ABA — that will increase the number of banks able to benefit from the bureau’s small creditor and rural or underserved area exemptions in its mortgage rules.
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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.
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