The Government Accountability Office recommended that the CFPB clarify which financial institutions can offer rehabilitation programs to private student loan borrowers. But the bureau decided otherwise.
The CFPB issued a proposed debt collection rule to clarify matters looming in the industry, including the use of emails and text messages. If the proposal is finalized, it will be the first time that the industry has clear rules to rely on rather than numerous court precedents.
Senators Seek Data on CFPB Oversight of Student Loan Servicers; House Financial Services Committee Approves Waters’ CFPB Bill; Utah Creates a Regulatory Sandbox for Fintech Firms; CFPB Settles with Online Lead Aggregator.