Senate Dems Demand Bank, Service-Provider Regulation of EWS

Regardless of recent bank changes to Zelle policy, Senate Banking Democrats yesterday sent a letter to the heads of the banking agencies urging them to examine the customer reimbursement and AML practices of banks using Zelle and for the Fed and OCC also to monitor Early Warning Services (EWS).

SEC Custody Bulletin Under Renewed Attack

Senate Banking Member Lummis (R-WY) and HFSC Chairman McHenry (R-NC) late yesterday sent a letter to top banking regulators taking serious issue with an SEC accounting bulletin requiring custodians to recognize digital assets on their balance sheets.

Biden Backs CFPB Late-Fee Proposal

President Biden today reiterated his commitment to targeting “junk fees” in a proclamation announcing this week as National Consumer Protection Week.  The statement highlights overdraft fees as unfair and endorses the CFPB’s NPR (see FSM Report CREDITCARD36) cutting credit card late fees to $8.

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