Tag Archives: class actions

Arbitration Rule to Raise Cost of Credit 25 Percent, OCC Study Finds

The OCC has conducted a study finding that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s arbitration rule is likely to increase the cost of credit by about 25 percent once lenders factor in the cost of class action litigation, Acting Comptroller Keith Noreika said today at a fintech conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.

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ABA, OCC File Briefs in Missouri Mutual M&A Litigation

ABA and the Missouri Bankers Association have filed a friend-of-the-court brief in a Missouri case in which two mutual thrift depositors claim that they are entitled to a distribution of their thrift’s capital at the time the bank merged into another institution.

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​ABA Magazine Provides Update on Compliance Litigation

The May/June issue of ABA Bank Compliance magazine, now available online for subscribers, features a cover story on what continuing class action and enforcement litigation means for frontline bank compliance. Other stories cover what bankers are doing to “derisk,” how to build a positive compliance risk management culture and how to handle a change in a regulator’s examination team.​

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