CFPB 2018 outlook: More deregulation, more upheaval
If acting CFPB Director Mick Mulvaney ultimately prevails in the lawsuit challenging his position, he is expected to continue implementing the most significant changes to the agency in its six-year history.
Banks discover fee income in helping firms with e-payments
Commercial customers, including small businesses, seem ready to pay up to shift to faster, more sophisticated electronic invoicing and payments, and enterprising banks that provide them the technology to do so could find it lucrative.
Double-booking glitch at Capital One a red flag for banks
Customers saw transactions recorded multiple times and experienced drained accounts and long hold times. It's a warning to all financial institutions as they head further into mobile-only banking — glitches are more visible and painful and need to be addressed faster than ever.
For banks, DOJ reversal on pot will have 'chilling effect'
Attorney General Jeff Sessions' decision to rescind an Obama-era directive that helped foster the marijuana sector's growth raises new risks for banks and credit unions that do business with growers and dispensaries.
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Banks' restaurant and hotel clients in many oceanside communities are seeing an uptick in business as travelers opt for short hops over long hauls during the coronavirus crisis. But activity could slow as colder weather approaches.
The Financial Stability Oversight Council said the mortgage giants may need a bigger capital cushion than their regulator has proposed, but stopped short of designating them as “systemically important financial institutions.”
Russia's largest bank is reinventing itself as a technology company and selling its own consumer electronic devices. Its chief tech officer says the moves are all about developing broader, more enduring customer relationships that the bank controls fully.