The SEC has filed charges against multiple ICO sponsors alleging securities law violations.
In the latest Consumer Financial Protection Bureau news, the Bureau issued its first no-action letter (of any kind), and did so to an online lending platform.
In a new research paper, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia concluded that fintech lending has enhanced financial inclusion, often at lower cost to consumers.
Holding the line on the future of fintech charters, Acting Comptroller Keith Noreika confirmed that the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) will move forward with its plans to issue special purpose charters.
A new bill introduced by Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) would overrule the U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, decision in Madden v. Midland Funding and legalize the “valid when made” rule.
In an investigative report and investor bulletin, the SEC concludes that offers and sales of cryptocurrency coins and tokens may be subject to federal securities laws.
In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court narrowly interpreted “debt collector” under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to exclude debt purchasers engaging in collection efforts for their own accounts.
Two new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) reports provide important insights into the CFPB’s and state regulators’ latest activities and enforcement targets.
In a party line vote, the House of Representatives approved the Financial CHOICE Act of 2017. If signed into law, this legislation would profoundly alter the financial services regulatory landscape put in place after the 2007–08 financial crisis.
A bank or other person may collect debts that it purchased for its own account without triggering the statutory requirements of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, a unanimous Supreme Court recently ruled.