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Volume 25 - Number 20

September 29, 2014

Industry Split on Auto Finance Larger Participant Proposed Rule

The CFPB issued its long-awaited proposed rule to define larger participants in the auto finance sector –as well as its underlying proxy methodology – to a decidedly mixed reaction from rival sectors of the financial services industry. Bill Himpler, executive vice president of the American Financial Services Association, said his organization remains concerned that the bureau continues to issue larger participant rules that capture market participants “that, for lack of a better term, are not large by any stretch of the imagination. “Many of the market players that will be subject to the proposed rule have well below 1 percent of market share,” he added. Citing data from Experian, Himpler said that companies below the top 30 have less than a ...

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