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CFPB LAUNCHES SYSTEM FOR SUBMISSION OF PREPAID ACCOUNT AGREEMENTS

On February 27, 2019 the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) launched a streamlined electronic submission system, called Collect, which allows prepaid account issuers to submit their account agreements to the Bureau. Prepaid issuers can register for the system now before the April 1, 2019 effective date of the Bureau’s prepaid rule. The Bureau’s prepaid rule includes a requirement that prepaid account issuers submit their prepaid account agreements, including fee information, to the Bureau. Starting on […]

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PREPAID ACCOUNTS – EXAMINATION PROCEDURES

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation has released examination procedures for Prepaid Accounts to incorporate the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) amendments to Regulation E and Regulation Z. The examination procedures may be helpful to financial institutions seeking to better understand how examiners will evaluate an institution’s compliance with the prepaid account rule.. On October 3, 2016, the CFPB published its Final Rule for Prepaid Accounts to create comprehensive consumer protections for prepaid accounts. Specifically, the […]

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CFPB DELAYS PREPAID ACCOUNTS RULE

On January 25, 2018 the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced  final updates to its 2016 prepaid rule. The changes extend the effective date of the rule by one year to April 2019. The changes to Regulations E and Z: Adjust error resolution requirements; and Provide more flexibility concerning credit cards linked to digital wallets. Read more: https://www.jackscomplianceresource.com/prepaid-rule-lives-to-fight-another-day/ https://www.jackscomplianceresource.com/effective-date-of-prepaid-account-rule-delayed/ https://www.jackscomplianceresource.com/prepaid-rule-takes-a-much-needed-pause/ https://www.jackscomplianceresource.com/prepaid-accounts-just-got-kicked-up-to-the-consumer-protection-suite/ A copy of the 325 page final rule is available at:  https://files.consumerfinance.gov/f/documents/cfpb_prepaid_final-rule_2018-amendments.pdf […]

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