Join us on Tuesday, November 13 at 2:00 p.m. ET for Speedpay® Pulse: Consumer Research Reveals Preference for Traditional Payment Options, presented by Speedpay.
Top Five Lending Trends for 2019
Oct 09, 2018
The following article is part of AFSA's Business Partner Webinar Series. You can learn more during PayNearMe's webinar on Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 2 p.m. ET entitled Top Five Lending Trends for 2019. Registration is open now.
SGA Whitepaper Covers CA Privacy Act
Oct 03, 2018
AFSA’s State Government Affairs (SGA) team this week published its white paper on the California Consumer Privacy Act. The paper takes an in-depth look at California's new privacy law, which was signed by Governor Brown this June and becomes effective in January 2020. The law is similar to the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and has significant effects on the financial services community. The paper is also available under the State Resources section of AFSA’s website.On September 7, AFSA presented a webinar on the new privacy law, featuring Rick Fischer with Morrison Foerster and Meghan Musselman of Hudson Cook. Members can view a recording, download slides and review extensive Q&A’s from the presented in the Webinar Resource Center.
AFSA Members Should Qualify for Tax Deduction
Oct 01, 2018
On Oct. 1, AFSA wrote to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) asking that it clarify that indirect finance companies qualify for a 20 percent deduction the way direct lenders do.
Connecticut Announces No Action Position on Collection of Race Data Following AFSA Letter
Sep 28, 2018
On September 28, the Connecticut Department of Banking issued a memo announcing a no action position regarding Section 97 of HB 5490/Public Act 18-173, which amended state law to require sales finance companies to collect and maintain records of the ethnicity, race and sex of applicants and co-applicants for retail installment contracts starting October 1. The Department’s memo states that the Department has formally requested that the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (BCFP) provide an official interpretation as to whether the state’s requirements are consistent with Regulation B. The memo indicates that the no action position will remain until the Department receives further guidance from the BCFP.
The following article is part of AFSA's Business Partner Webinar Series. You can learn more during Equifax's webinar on Oct. 2 at 2 p.m. ET entitled Verify to Clarify – Know More About Your Customers to Help Grow & Increase your Portfolio Profitability. Registration is open now.
AFSA’s State Government Affairs (SGA) team this week published its White Paper on the 2018 Gubernatorial Elections Preview, examining the races in states that will hold elections.
Paul Watkins, Director of the Office of Innovation at the Bureau for Consumer Financial Protection (BCFP), is the luncheon speaker Oct. 24 at AFSA’s upcoming Annual Meeting.
Webinar to Look at Income Verification
Sep 20, 2018
Join AFSA on Tuesday, October 2 at 2 p.m. ET for Verify to Clarify – Know More About Your Customers to Help Grow & Increase your Portfolio Profitability, presented by Equifax.
The second podcast in AFSA’s recently-launched AFSA Today series is available at afsaonline.org/podcasts.