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Tax-Refund Lender Settles Predatory Lending Claims Brought By CFPB

On April 14, 2015, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) announced that it reached a settlement with a New Mexico-based tax-refund lender over claims that the lender steered borrowers to excessively costly products, failed to accurately disclose the APR for loans, and failed to notify the availability of refunds.  The CFPB alleged in…

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California Mortgage Lender Settles With CFPB for Allegedly Deceptive Advertising Practices

On April 9, 2015, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) announced a settlement with a California-based mortgage lender over claims that the lender engaged in deceptive advertising practices. The company allegedly mailed advertisements bearing the logos of the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Federal Housing Administration, ostensibly to give…

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An In-Depth Analysis of the CFPB’s Proposed New Rules on Pre-Paid Cards

On Monday, November 17, we briefly discussed the CFPB’s newly proposed prepaid card rules.  Today we elaborate on these newly proposed rules, and their effect on issuers if these new rules are implemented by the CFPB. Scope: The CFPB explained what it considers to be a prepaid card for purposes of…

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