McHenry Seeks To Use Appropriations Denial As Legislative Weapon
In his letter to Appropriations Committee leadership late yesterday afternoon, HFSC Chairman McHenry (R-NC) not only highlights GOP budgetary issues, but also requests that the panel deny funding for further SEC action on new rules governing open-end funds, equity-market execution, and climate-risk disclosures.
CFPB Declares Unilaterally Reopened Deposit Accounts To Be UDAAP
Continuing its and the Administration’s campaign against “junk fees,” the CFPB today issued a circular establishing that its UDAP authority may apply to banks that unilaterally reopen a deposit account to process debits or deposits after a consumer has closed it.
FHFA Concedes on DTIs, May Even Address LLPA Controversy
FHFA today retreated far more completely on its controversial March decision to retain an upfront fee related to a borrower’s debt-to-income level, now saying that it will postpone this requirement indefinitely pending views to be solicited via a forthcoming RFI.
Barr Lambasts Regulators as Democrats Press Targeted Change
At the HFSC Financial Institutions Subcommittee hearing today, Chairman Barr (R-KY) was scathing in his denunciation of reports from the Fed (see Client Report REFORM221) and FDIC (see Client Report REFORM222) on the failures and of what he called a “term paper” from the FDIC outlining deposit-insurance options (see Client Report DEPOSITINSURANCE119).