CFPB Launches Inquiry into the Credit Card Industry

CFPB Launches Inquiry into the Credit Card Industry

Last week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced it is seeking public comment from consumers on how the credit card market is functioning following several initiatives imposed by the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009, H.R. 627 (CARD Act), which amended various provisions of the Truth in Lending Act, 15 U.S.C § 1601, et. seq.

CFPB Issues Compliance Bulletin On Confidentiality of Supervisory Information

On January 27, 2015, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) issued a compliance bulletin reminding supervised financial institutions (including large depository institutions, credit unions and their affiliates, certain nonbanks, and service providers) of existing regulatory requirements regarding confidential supervisory information.