The amended regulations include updates to definitions, disclosure requirements, and other licensee duties and responsibilities.
The Department of Financial Services, Office of Financial Regulation amended rules related to the application procedures for prospective loan originator, mortgage broker, and mortgage lender licensees.
The legislation would exempt certain banking organizations, any lender who makes or solicits five or fewer commercial financing products within a 12-month period, and check casher licensees, among others.
As states continue to extend work-from-home orders in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, and considering that remote work will continue to be the norm for many individuals even after the pandemic subsides, licensees must be prepared to address regulators’ heightened concern for data security.
The Department of Consumer Credit extended, for the sixth time, its interim guidance to regulated entities on working from home in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
California’s Department of Financial Protection and Innovation released opinion letters covering aspects of the Money Transmission Act related to Bitcoin ATMs.
The consent order requires the commercial financing company to desist from lending in California unless and until licensed under the CFL, among other things.
The Department of Banking and Finance recently updated its guidance regarding temporary branch relocations, effective through the end of 2020.
Several state regulatory agencies updated guidance on emergency measures for home equity lenders to consider in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Consumer Credit Commissioner updated its advisory bulletin urging motor vehicle sales finance licensees to work with consumers during the pandemic.
The Consumer Credit Commissioner issued updated guidance for regulated lenders relating to the Covid-19 crisis, effective through December 31, 2020, unless withdrawn or revised.
The redacted opinion letter covered aspects of the Money Transmission Act related to the registered clearing house and payment processing service exemptions.
NYDFS announced authorization for a digital payments company to launch a service for U.S. customers to buy, sell, and hold certain NYDFS-approved cryptocurrencies.
On October 22, the Oklahoma Department of Consumer Credit extended, for the fifth time, its interim guidance to regulated entities on working from home (see here, here, here, here, and here for previous coverage). The guidance sets forth data security standards for regulated entities with employees working from home and also provides that the department…
The Department of Financial and Professional Regulation adopted regulations implementing provisions of the Student Loan Servicing Right Act related to licensing fees, operations, and supervision.
On September 15, the Department of Banking and Insurance began accepting applications for the NJ Student Loan Servicer license through NMLS.
Katy Ryan, APPROVED co-founder and Buckley partner, hosts a session on Oct. 27 as part of the QuestSoft Lending Compliance & Risk Management Virtual Conference.
The Act requires a person engaging in the business of debt collecting in the state to be licensed and provides for the regulation and oversight of debt collectors by the DFPI.
On September 28, the Conference of State Bank Supervisors announced that the Ohio Division of Financial Institutions received its first Money Service Business Accreditation.
The governor signed AB 107, an Assembly Budget Committee bill, which changes the name of the Department of Business Oversight to the Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI).