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    Home Mortgage Rules

    Representatives from home buyer associations and lender groups testified on the “ability to pay” rule mandated by the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial regulations law. The intent…

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    Dodd-Frank Financial Regulation Law and Consumer Choice

    Raj Date testified on the impact of the Dodd-Frank financial regulations law on consumer choice and access to credit. He emphasized the importance of public and industry feedback the…

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    Mobile Payment Technology

    Witnesses testified about mobile payment services and the adequacy of current regulatory structure to provide protection to consumers who use the services.

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    Designation of Systemically Significant Financial Institutions, Economists Panel

    Economists testified on the discretionary authority of the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) designation of non-bank financial firms as “systemically significant financial…

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    Designation of Systemically Significant Financial Institutions, Government Panel

    Treasury Department and Federal Reserve officials testified on the discretionary authority of the Financial Stability Oversight Council to designate non-bank financial firms as…

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    Financial Transaction Security and Mobile Devices

    Witnesses testified on potential security threats and the regulation of financial transactions made from smart phones and other mobile devices.

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    Banking Industry Regulations and Consumer Protection, Bankers Panel

    Financial regulators testified on implementing the Volcker Rule, which prevents federally insured institutions from investing in hedge and private equity funds. The rule was part of…

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    Banking Industry Regulations and Consumer Protection, Regulators Panel

    Financial regulators testified on implementing the Volcker Rule, which prevents federally insured institutions from investing in hedge and private equity funds. The rule was part of…

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    Community Banks and Economic Growth

    Witnesses testified on the services community banks and credit unions provide. Among the topics they addressed were the impact of regulations on small banks, the role of community…

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    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Assessment

    Raj Date, special adviser to the Treasury Department for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), testified the agency’s accomplishments in its first 100 days. Committee…

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    Mortgage Servicing and Foreclosure Prevention

    Two House Financial Services subcommittees held a joint hearing on mortgage servicing and foreclosure mitigation practices. Members discussed the role of federal regulators in the…

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    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Panel 1

    Representatives of small banks and credit unions testified on a House Republican proposal to change the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CPFB). The CFPB was created…

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    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Panel 2

    Representatives of small banks and credit unions testified on a House Republican proposal to change the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CPFB). The CFPB was created…

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    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Oversight

    Elizabeth Warren appeared at a House oversight hearing on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s priorities in regulating consumer credit. In her testimony she said she…

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    Use of Credit Information

    The Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee of the House Financial Services Committee held a hearing titled “Use of Credit Information Beyond Lending: Issues and…

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    Credit Scores

    Witnesses testified on the role credit scores play in the U.S. economy. They talked about proposed risk-based credit reporting rules, consumer access to credit scoring information, the…

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    American Mortgage System Review, Panel 3

    Witnesses testified about the current state of the U.S. mortgage system. Among the topics addressed in this three panel hearing were consumer protections against predatory lending…

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    American Mortgage System Review, Panel 2

    Witnesses testified about the current state of the U.S. mortgage system. Among the topics addressed in this three panel hearing were consumer protections against predatory lending…

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    American Mortgage System Review, Panel 1, continued

    Witnesses testified about the current state of the U.S. mortgage system. Among the topics addressed in this three panel hearing were consumer protections against predatory lending…

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    American Mortgage System Review, Panel 1

    Witnesses testified about the current state of the U.S. mortgage system. Among the topics addressed in this three panel hearing were consumer protections against predatory lending…

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