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Hot Topics (updated 6/11)
- The CFPB has amended its rules on mortgage escrow requirements, effective June 1, 2013.
- The CFPB has loosened the ability to pay rule for credit cards, effective May 3, 2013.
- Wells Fargo settles a complaint re foreclosed homes in black and Latino neighborhoods.
- The CFPB on March 28 issued a final rule effective that day that weakens consumer protections from predatory fee harvester credit cards. For a press release criticizing the rule, see here.
- On March 27, the Supreme Court in Comcast Corp. v. Behrend decided (despite a highly critical four-person dissent) that class certification's predominance requirement could not be based upon a plaintiff expert's regression model of damages.
- On March 28, the CFPB released its database of over 90,000 searchable complaints on mortgages, bank products, student loans, and credit cards, organized by category and including the company's response. Tips on use can be found here.
Upcoming Webinars (updated 6/11)
- Connecting Community Assets with Market Demand for Lasting Livelihoods - June 20, 1:00 PM ET. Presenter is Melissa Levy, Senior Associate, Yellow Wood Associates, Inc. Yellow Wood is the managing grantee of the Ford Foundation's Wealth Creation in Rural Communities initiative; as part of that work, Melissa currently coaches grantees on wealth creation and measurement.
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