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Friday, August 28, 2015

The Week Ahead: August 31 - September 4

Monday
  • Comments Due CFPB: Mortgage Acts And Practices (Regulation N) Read more.
  • Comments Due CFPB: Request for Information Regarding the Consumer Complaint Database: Data Normalization Read more.
  • Final Rule CFPB: Defining Larger Participants of the Automobile Financing Market and Defining Certain Automobile Leasing Activity as a Financial Product or Service Read more.
Thursday
  • Comments Due FDIC: Consumer Protection; Directors; Officers and Employees; and Money Laundering Read more.
All times in Eastern Standard Time. See future events on the Dodd-Frank Calendar.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

CFPB Monthly Complaint Snapshot: Credit Reporting

The CFPB released its second monthly consumer complaint snapshot, reporting statistics on complaint volume, a product spotlight and a geographic spotlight. This month’s product spotlight indicated that credit reporting complaints increased 56% from June to July. Complaints were about incorrect information on credit reports and trouble accessing reports. The geographic spotlight was on Los Angeles, the second largest metro area by population in the U.S.

Read the press release.
Read the monthly report.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

FDIC Publication Covers Strategic Planning Challenges

The lead story in the summer 2015 issue of the FDIC’s Supervisory Insights publication focuses on strategic planning in a difficult — and evolving — earnings environment. Other articles cover the regulatory landscape for bank investments in securitizations and a roundup of recent regulations and guidance.

Read Supervisory Insights.

Friday, August 21, 2015

The Week Ahead: August 24 - 28

Friday
  • Comments Due TREAS: Assessment of Fees on Large Bank Holding Companies and Nonbank Financial Companies Read more.


All times in Eastern Standard Time. See future events on the Dodd-Frank Calendar.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

CFPB Launches Guide for Lay Fiduciaries

The CFPB has launched the second phase of its “plain-language” guides for lay fiduciaries, publishing state-specific versions of the Managing Someone Else’s Money. At an event this week the Bureau released guides for the Commonwealth of Virginia, the first of six states with large populations of older people that will be receiving specially adapted guides. Following the release of the Virginia guides, the Bureau plans to follow up with similar guides for five other states: Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Illinois and Oregon. Hard copies of all guides are available free and in bulk, as well as on the Bureau website.

Read more.
Read Director Cordray's remarks.

Dallas Fed Names New President

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas named Robert Kaplan as its next president and CEO. Kaplan, who takes office on Sept. 8, is a former investment banker and vice chairman at Goldman Sachs. Since 2006, he has been a management professor and executive at Harvard Business School, where he authored several books on leadership. He is also co-chairman of the Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation. Kaplan will succeed Richard Fisher, who retired in March after 10 years leading the Dallas Fed.

Read more.