The FDIC is actively looking for ways to enable banks to offer small-dollar loans, FDIC Chairman Jelena McWilliams said today at a Cato Institute event, drawing an important link between the availability of these products and financial inclusion.
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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau yesterday issued a final rule extending the compliance date for the mandatory underwriting provisions of its final rule governing short-term, small-dollar loans, from August 19, 2019, to November 19, 2020.
After Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today unveiled a bill that—among other things—would cap consumer loan annual percentage rates at 15% nationwide, the American Bankers Association forcefully pushed back with quotes in several media reports.
ABA today urged the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to extend the compliance date for all provisions of its final rule governing short-term, small-dollar loans.
From HMDA to CRA and from fair lending to anti-money laundering, 2019 promises to be a busy year in the world of compliance.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today proposed to remove the prescriptive underwriting provisions from the small-dollar lending rule it issued in October 2017.
In a comment letter to the FDIC today, the American Bankers Association reiterated its call for the agency to rescind its 2013 guidance on direct deposit advance services.
The FDIC is seeking public feedback on the steps it can take to encourage FDIC-supervised banks to offer small-dollar credit products to meet the needs of consumers, the agency announced today.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau expects to delay the compliance date and revisit certain provisions of its small-dollar lending rule.