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Legal ABA, associations seek summary judgment in CFPB lawsuit

The American Bankers Association and six other trade groups on Tuesday asked a federal court in Texas to grant summary judgment in their lawsuit against the CFPB for exceeding its legal authority when it expanded the definition of “unfairness” to encompass discrimination in the UDAAP exam manual earlier this year.

Compliance and Risk CFPB issues advisory opinion on pay-to-pay, convenience fees

As part of its ongoing efforts to address so-called “junk fees,” the CFPB today issued an advisory opinion stating that the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act prohibits debt collectors from charging “pay-to-pay” or convenience fees—which include fees imposed for making a payment online or by phone—unless those fees are expressly authorized by the agreement creating the debt or the amount of the fee is affirmatively permitted by law.

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