ABA, CBA reveal assistance for CFPB’s nonbank guidance, opposition to disclosure of CSI

The American Bankers Association and the Consumer Bankers Association today revealed assistance for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s current statement that it will increase nonbank guidance. The CFPB is licensed for 2 years to monitor nonbanks that provide an instant threat of damage to customers.

At the exact same time, the associations revealed opposition to the CFPB’s procedural guideline to develop a procedure for the firm to launch openly all or part of any choice or order subjecting a nonbank to the firm’s guidance. “The public release of this information would set a harmful precedent by disclosing confidential supervisory information,” ABA and CBA stated. “The release also will not provide helpful guidance to regulated entities because the decision or order will be based on inchoate risk assessments resting on incomplete and potentially inaccurate information, not verified illegal conduct based on a full record and analysis.”

The associations rather required the CFPB to release a list of nonbanks that are under its guidance and problem editions of Supervisory Highlights that explain the firm’s recognition of unlawful conduct by nonbanks. The associations likewise prompted the CFPB expeditiously to start different rulemakings to specify information aggregators and nonbank customer installation loan providers as bigger individuals in their particular markets.


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