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Financial Services Report – Winter 2016

Posted in Arbitration, Auto Lending, CFPB, Credit Cards, Disparate Impact, Electronic Payments, Enforcement Actions, Fair Lending, Foreclosure, Military Issues, Mobile Payments, Mortgage, Payday Lending, Preemption, Privacy, Regulatory Developments, State Regulators, UDAAP

Hope you survived all of those awkward Thanksgiving holiday conversations—amazing how divided people are on whether the court got it right in the PHH case, isn’t it? So on we go into the holiday season, while visions of Dodd-Frank repeal dance in our heads. No long winter’s nap for the CFPB, not with the inauguration… Read More

#ThrowbackThursday: FTC Comments on the CFPB’s Foray into Mobile Financial Services, Emphasizing Its Extensive Consumer Protection Efforts in the Space, Including Enforcement Actions

Posted in CFPB, Enforcement Actions, Mobile Payments

In September 2014, Morrison & Foerster published the client alert “FTC Comments on the CFPB’s Foray into Mobile Financial Services, Emphasizing Its Extensive Consumer Protection Efforts in the Space, Including Enforcement Actions.” Summary: Earlier this month, the Bureau of Consumer Protection of the FTC submitted comments to the CFPB in response to the CFPB’s June… Read More

CFPB Lays Out Consumer Protection Principles for New Payment Systems

Posted in CFPB, Mobile Payments, Privacy

Earlier today, the CFPB released a series of consumer protection principles for the development of new payment systems (“Principles”). The CFPB’s stated purpose in releasing the Principles is to ensure that consumer interests remain top of mind throughout system development. According to the CFPB, the Principles are based on the CFPB’s experience in advocating for the development… Read More

Webinar: Digital Wallets, Mobile Payments and the CFPB’s Prepaid Proposal

Posted in CFPB, Events, Mobile Payments

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT West LegalEdcenter Webinar On December 23, 2014, the CFPB published its long-awaited proposal to regulate prepaid cards (the “Proposed Rule”). The Proposed Rule is expansive in scope and would regulate as “prepaid accounts” certain digital wallet products, person-to-person (P2P) payment functionality and potentially person-to-business (P2B)… Read More

Financial Services Report – Summer 2015

Posted in Arbitration, CFPB, Credit Cards, Credit Reports, Enforcement Actions, Fair Lending, Investigations, Mobile Payments, Mortgage, Payday Lending, Preemption, Privacy, UDAAP

June is crowded with celebrations. It feels like a Tokyo subway. June is the month of weddings, graduations, flag days, and dad daze. June 15 is the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta. This month we acclaim Summer Solstice, Gay Pride Month, and National Aquarium Month. And who could forget National Accordion Awareness Month? Seriously?… Read More

Mobile Payments Transactions and Contractual Considerations

Posted in Events, Mobile Payments

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. EDT Teleconference Mobile payments products and services are being designed and implemented through strategic partnerships with financial institutions, payment card networks, merchants and technology companies. Mobile payments providers who enter into contractual agreements with consumers and other entities should consider certain key transactional issues. Speakers will… Read More

CFPB Takes Action Against Carrier for Charging for Unwanted Services

Posted in CFPB, Mobile Payments, UDAAP

On December 17, 2014, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced that it had filed a lawsuit against a telecommunications carrier, alleging that the carrier was allowing third-party merchants to place unauthorized charges on customers’ phone bills. This is not the first time a federal regulator has taken action against similar practices; nor is it… Read More