Posts Tagged ‘CFPB’

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The CFPB Regulation F Requirements Take Effect in Less Than 60 Days – What’s Your Plan?

In less than 60 days, the CFPB Regulation F requirements take effect. In simple terms, it means collectors can: Make seven call attempts within a seven-day period Make one call within a week of speaking with the “right party.” Strategies must be altered, and creating sequencing that supports your delinquency goals and loss forecast can […]

Credit Providers Can Benefit From Newer Practices, Even in the Face of Uncertainty

“It takes time for loans to go bad and the full extent of problems to surface, so I’d predict this is likely to be a 2023 issue.” That’s what Michael Jamesson, a principal at the bank consulting firm Jamesson Associates, told American Banker when asked about the long-term impact Covid-19 economic relief might have on […]

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Bank, Credit Unions, and Other Credit Providers Must Get Ready To Prevent Loan Losses

The last 18 months surprised the collections industry as it relates to forecasting future losses for respective loan portfolios. Many banks, credit unions, and credit providers were left asking themselves, “when do we expect this to turn?” In speaking with many industry leaders in the collection space during the pandemic, they stated it was a […]

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Modernizing and Humanizing Debt Collection Under the CFPB’s New Final Rule

On October 30, 2020, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a final rule that “focuses on debt collection communications and gives consumers more control over how often and through what means debt collectors can communicate with them regarding their debts.” This is the first time the parameters under which debt collectors can operate have been […]

5-Phase Approach To Sales Practices Compliance For Banks

Adjusting to the new regulatory environment Recent problems with bank employees opening unauthorized accounts for consumers have focused the regulatory spotlight on sales practices in the industry. The fallout from sales practices problems has been spectacular and well-publicized: Hundreds of millions of dollars in fines and legal costs Destruction of shareholder value Brand and reputational […]

Money20/20: 3 Key Themes to Harnessing Payments Innovation and Regulations

The Perficient team is back in Vegas for another year at Money20/20! Before I jump into discussing a couple of the key themes from the first day of sessions, let me just say that the Money20/20 picked up right where they left off with last year’s show and has added some nice new touches of […]