Tag Archives: Rulemaking

CFPB Revives ‘Dormant’ Rule to Regulate ‘Risky’ Nonbanks

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has issued a procedural rule to expand its supervision over nonbank entities that the regulator “has reasonable cause to determine pose risks to consumers” and is seeking comment on reviving the rule, which has been “dormant” and unused for a number of years. Initially invoked …

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FCC Proposes Rule to Block Robotexts

The Federal Communications Commission has proposed a rule that would explore ways to require wireless carriers to block illegal text messages, similar to what the agency has done to combat illegal robocalls. Robotexts have become more prevalent, especially as regulators and technology providers have taken steps to keep robocalls from …

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