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...
CFPB and Think Finance Near Settlement

CFPB and Think Finance Near Settlement

← Previous Article Next Article → On the one year anniversary of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) lawsuit against Think Finance, both parties filed a joint motion last Friday to stay discovery for 60 days, a sign that both sides are nearing...
Senate to Vote on Kraninger’s Nomination During Lame Duck

Senate to Vote on Kraninger’s Nomination During Lame Duck

← Previous Article Next Article → Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced yesterday that the Senate would hold a vote on Kathy Kraninger’s nomination to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) before Congress adjourns for the...
FDIC Seeks Public Comments on Small-dollar Lending

FDIC Seeks Public Comments on Small-dollar Lending

← Previous Article Next Article → The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) announced yesterday that it is seeking information on small-dollar lending, specifically in regards to “consumer demand for small-dollar credit products, the supply of...
Congressional Leadership Roles Begin Taking Shape

Congressional Leadership Roles Begin Taking Shape

← Previous Article Next Article → Last week, House Republican Patrick McHenry (R-NC-10) officially announced his intent to run for the ranking member position on the House Financial Services Committee. If elected, he will be sitting alongside Representative...
Judge Delays Small-dollar Rule’s Compliance Date

Judge Delays Small-dollar Rule’s Compliance Date

← Previous Article Next Article → A federal judge delayed the compliance date of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) rule for  “Payday, Vehicle Title, and Certain High-Cost Installment Loans,” commonly referred to as the Small Dollar or Payday...
Native American Representation Increases in a Historic Election

Native American Representation Increases in a Historic Election

← Previous Article Next Article → U.S. voters sent a record number of Native Americans to Congress during the 2018 midterm elections. Making this an even more historic moment, two of them will be the first Native American women to ever walk the halls of...
A Divided Congress: What It Means for Financial Services

A Divided Congress: What It Means for Financial Services

← Previous Article Next Article → A Divided Congress: What It Means for Financial Services   On November 6, 2018, an increasingly polarized electorate voted for a divided Congress. Democrats took control of the House while Republicans maintained a...

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