FDIC Seeks Outside Counsel for Operation Choke Point Suit

FDIC Seeks Outside Counsel for Operation Choke Point Suit

← Previous Article Next Article → Jelena McWilliams, chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), announced earlier this month that the FDIC would hire outside legal counsel to review actions taken by the agency during Operation Choke Point....
Algorithms Fail to Eliminate Consumer-lending Discrimination

Algorithms Fail to Eliminate Consumer-lending Discrimination

← Previous Article Next Article → Consumer discrimination continues in banking despite the advancement of algorithmic models used to automate the underwriting process, at least according to an academic study from Berkley. The study analyzed nearly 9 million...
Judge Rules in Favor of Tribal Lender BlueChip Financial

Judge Rules in Favor of Tribal Lender BlueChip Financial

← Previous Article Next Article → U.S. District Judge Robert J. Bryan has stayed a proposed class action lawsuit against tribal lender BlueChip Financial (BlueChip) until the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issues a final ruling on whether the company can...
State-level Changes that Will Impact Financial Services

State-level Changes that Will Impact Financial Services

← Previous Article Next Article → During the midterms, Democrats not only flipped enough seats to gain control of the U.S. House of Representatives, but also made substantial gains at the state level, flipping 300 legislative seats across the country. Even...

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