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Fair & Responsible Banking
Fair lending principles are embraced by CBA members. Regulatory enforcement, however, is an increasingly complex area of compliance, and has become even more challenging with the intense search at the state and federal levels for 'predatory lending' practices. To encourage self-evaluation, CBA helped establish a privilege for self-testing for fair lending compliance. CBA also is responding to new fair lending guidelines and protecting banks from unnecessary and burdensome small business data collection.
- November 15, 2018 - 2:00PMUpcomingNovember 8, 2018 - 2:00PMUpcomingSeptember 19, 2018 - 2:00PMPastAugust 20, 2018August 20, 2018 VIA Electronic Submission Regulations Division Office of General Counsel Department of Housing and Urban Development 451 7 th Street SW Room 10276 Washington, DC 20410 Re: Reconsideration of HUD’s Implementation of the Fair Housing Act’s Disparate Impact Standard; Advance Notice of Prosed Rulemaking; Docket No. FR-6111-A-01 RIN 2529-ZA01 Dear Sir or Madam: The Consumer Bankers...April 5, 2018 - 2:00PMPastApril 4, 2018 - 2:00PMPastMarch 28, 2018On Wednesday, March 28, 2018, the FDIC announced settlements with Cross River Bank , and its institution-affiliated party, Freedom Financial Asset Management, LLC for unfair and deceptive practices in violation of the FTC Act related to the marketing and origination of Consolidation Plus Loans. The FDIC also found the bank and its institution violated TILA and EFTA. The settlement will require...March 27, 2018Effective compliance metrics support compliance efforts by providing a window into an organization’s compliance risks and controls. It is vital that organizations evaluate, integrate, and (when valuable) automate metrics that provide insights into their compliance efforts in order to more effectively prevent, detect, and respond to current and future compliance risks. Such metrics can help...March 22, 2018 - 2:00PMPastFebruary 24, 2018Is alternative credit data the missing link between underestimated consumers and access to credit? Consumers with poor traditional credit scores can often be misclassified as marginal or subprime, and many consumers who lack an established credit history are considered ‘unscorable’. By providing the additional insight needed to more predictively evaluate the risk of these consumers, alternative...