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Regulations and Guidance
Mar 1, 2024 | NewsWatch Today
CFPB issues guidance on financial comparison-shopping sites

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued guidance to law enforcement agencies and regulators explaining how companies operating comparison-shopping tools can break the law when they steer consumers to certain products or lenders because of kickbacks.

Mar 1, 2024 | NewsWatch Today
FHFA changes timeline for new credit score models

The Federal Housing Finance Agency announced updates to the implementation of new credit score requirements for single-family loans acquired by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

Feb 26, 2024 | NewsWatch Today
Global AML watchdog warns of lagging crypto standards

The Financial Action Task Force—a global anti-money-laundering watchdog—said many countries have not implemented its recommended standards on virtual assets, allowing criminals to exploit gaps in crypto regulation.

Feb 26, 2024 | NewsWatch Today
Treasury sanctions Russia’s national payment system

The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control announced sanctions on nearly 300 Russian individuals and entities, including the operator of the Mir National Payment System.

Feb 14, 2024 | NewsWatch Today
Durbin announces hearing on credit card routing bill

With Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) announcing a hearing on ICBA-opposed legislation to impose credit card routing restrictions, ICBA is calling on community bankers to urge their members of Congress to oppose the bill.

Feb 14, 2024 | NewsWatch Today
FinCEN proposes BSA standards for investment advisers

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network issued a proposed rule to add investment advisers to the list of businesses classified as “financial institutions” under the Bank Secrecy Act.

Feb 13, 2024 | NewsWatch Today
Agency council issues exam principles on valuation discrimination

The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council issued a statement of principles related to valuation discrimination and bias for member agencies to consider when examining financial institutions.

Feb 6, 2024 | NewsWatch Today
ICBA, groups file lawsuit against CRA final rule

ICBA, the Independent Bankers Association of Texas, Texas Bankers Association, Amarillo Chamber of Commerce, American Bankers Association, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and Longview Chamber of Commerce filed a lawsuit against the federal banking regulators for exceeding their statutory authority with their recent Community Reinvestment Act final rule.

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