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AFSA Comments on the Adjudication Process at the Bureau
May 07, 2018

AFSA submitted a comment letter today in response to the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection’s request for information on the rules of practice for adjudication proceedings. Administrative adjudication proceedings are formal adversarial proceedings conducted by an administrative law judge, who issues a recommended decision to the CFPB director.

Compliance Tech the Focus of Upcoming AFSA Webinar
May 03, 2018

Join AFSA on Tuesday, May 15 at 2 p.m. ET for Bottom Up Compliance Technology presented by defi SOLUTIONS.

AFSA Publishes Electronic Notarization White Paper
May 03, 2018

The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection issued a call for evidence to ensure the Bureau is fulfilling its proper and appropriate functions to best protect consumers. The Bureau published in the Federal Register a series of Requests for Information (RFIs) seeking comment on enforcement, supervision, rulemaking, market monitoring, and education activities. These RFIs provide an opportunity for the public to submit feedback and suggest ways to improve outcomes for both consumers and covered entities.

Consumer Credit Industry Recognizes Tennessee Exec
Apr 30, 2018

Patrick St. Charles, III, President & CEO of Chattanooga, Tennessee-based Citizens Savings & Loan Corporation, received the Outstanding Independent Award last week during the American Financial Services Association’s (AFSA) 2018 Independents Conference & Exposition in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

See How Lenders are Improving Collections in 2018
Apr 30, 2018

The world of collections is constantly evolving, with disruptions in the market happening by the day. Driven by advances in everything from payment apps to eCommerce experiences, consumers today are accustomed to paying for goods and services using their favorite methods, simply and securely.

Parscale’s Digital Savvy Paved the Way For Trump’s Road to the White House
Apr 27, 2018

Several years ago, Brad Parscale found himself faced with the biggest challenge of his marketing and advertising career: get Donald Trump elected president.

Changes to the AFSA Board of Directors Leadership
Apr 24, 2018

At its April 24 AFSA Board of Directors meeting, the board unanimously approved the election of Josh Johnson, President & CEO of Mariner Finance, LLC, as the Chairman-Elect of the Board to succeed Ginger Herring, President & CEO, 1st Franklin Financial Corporation at the Annual Meeting in October in Los Angeles. Dale Jones, EVP, The Americas, Global Operations & Quality for Ford Motor Credit Company was elected Vice Chairman & Treasurer.

Senate takes first step in disapproving CFPB vehicle finance guidance
Apr 19, 2018

The Senate yesterday approved S.J. Res. 57 by a 51-47 vote. The vote on the resolution, under the Congressional Review Act (CRA), disapproves of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) 2013 vehicle finance guidance.

AFSA Comments on Illinois Legislation Affecting Vehicle Titles
Apr 19, 2018

On April 19, AFSA’s National Title Solutions Forum (NTSF) submitted a comment letter to the Illinois Senate Transportation Committee in opposition to Senate Bill 2470, which would make changes to the titling and lien release processes for vehicles in Illinois, including requiring that all vehicle titles include an automatic lien expiration date.

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