The changes provide for the licensure, regulation, and oversight of student loan servicers by the California agency.
An EWA product offered as a no-interest, no-fee, non-recourse product does not fall within the definition of “consumer loan” under Arizona Revised Statutes § 6-601(7),
The amendments, among other things, allow licensed companies to permit licensed mortgage loan originators to work from their residence without licensing the residence as a branch.
Certain peer-to-peer lending services and interest-bearing accounts were found to violate state law and cannot be offered in California.
The New York agency noted that this requirement also applies in situations where any portion of the activity will be handled by a third party.
Starting January 1, 2023, the California agency will begin approving applications under the Debt Collection Licensing Act.
The Connecticut Department of Banking also ordered the firm to cease and desist from collection activity for operating without a valid license.
The proposed fees will cover the costs and expenses associated with NYDFS’s oversight of licensees engaged in virtual currency business activity.
On November 18, the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI) announced an order suspending a cryptocurrency lender’s California license for 30 days pending DFPI’s investigation. The suspension follows the DFPI’s notice to suspend issued on November 11, which was prompted by the cryprocurrency lender’s November 10 announcement that it would limit platform activity, including pausing client withdrawals. DFPI noted that the cryptocurreny…
CSBS announced that it will change the NMLS Money Services Businesses Call Report, which most MSB licensees are required to submit on a quarterly basis.
Among other things, the bill increases the threshold for licensed property appraisers so that they may appraise complex one to four residential units valued up to $400,000.
Transactions on the company’s platform will involve the use of the company’s tokenized version of the U.S. dollar.
According to the order, the debt collecting company was a foreign company conducting business in Massachusetts with a main address in Florida.
In order for a mortgage loan originator sponsored by a licensee to be permitted to work from a “remote location,” the location must meet certain criteria.
New legislation will allow most companies that the Department of Insurance and Financial Institutions licenses to operate with additional trade names under a single license.
The announcement noted the number of individual state licenses eligible for renewal is 13 percent higher than the same time last year.
The new legislation amends various provisions of the Debt Collection Licensing Act and takes effect Jan. 1, 2023.
California Financing Law licensees must pay their annual assessments to the Department of Financial Protection and Innovation by the end of the month.
On September 19, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed a district court’s ruling in an FDCPA suit.
The new bill was signed by the California governor on September 23 and the changes go into effective on January 1, 2023.