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Volume 25 - Number 13

June 23, 2014

Industry Reps Ask for More Time to Comment on CFPB Privacy Proposal

Multiple lender industry representatives have asked the CFPB to extend the 30-day comment period to weigh in on the bureau’s proposal to ease financial institutions’ annual privacy-notice requirement under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act by creating an alternative delivery method which financial institutions would be able to use under certain circumstances. “The proposal describes an alternative method for delivering privacy notices with numerous conditions and qualifications that have not been previously articulated,” the industry groups said. For example, in order to take advantage of the alternative delivery method, financial institutions must not only limit their information sharing to one of the established exceptions but must also provide an alternative annual notice, maintain a dedicated webpage, offer customers a toll-free number and institute ...

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After the November elections, how long will it take for a new Congress and White House to pass GSE reform legislation?

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2 to 3 years. GSE reform is complicated.


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