Tag Archives: Rohit Chopra

CFPB Opens Inquiry into Buy Now Pay Later Offerings

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced yesterday that it is shining its regulatory spotlight on a growing form of credit in the financial services industry — Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) companies — and sent inquiries to five of the major providers asking for information “to illuminate the range of …

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Chopra in Center of Dispute Brewing at Federal Bank Regulator

An interesting battle is brewing between the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. that spewed out into the public last week, indicating that the regulators might not be on the same page and is being labeled as a “remarkable breakdown in trust.” Like many regulators, the …

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CFPB Announces Crackdown on NSF, Overdraft Fees

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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau yesterday put overdraft fees in its crosshairs yesterday, and already banks are responding by announcing they will no longer assess NSF fees when consumers spend more than they have in their bank accounts. Rohit Chopra, the Director of the CFPB, announced that the regulator is …

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CFPB Releases Guidance For Dealing with Former Employees

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One of the new shows I have watched and enjoyed recently is “Dopesick,” a limited series about the opioid crisis and how the drug was sold by its manufacturer. The series details a number of situations where individuals working for branches of the federal government end up working for the …

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Senators Call on CFPB to Investigate, Reform Credit Reporting Process

A number of leading Senate Democrats are calling on Rohit Chopra and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to “take concrete steps to reform the credit reporting industry,” including improving the accuracy of credit reports and streamlining the dispute resolution process. The Senators, including. Sen. Sherrod Brown [D-Ohio], the chairman of …

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