Join AFSA on Friday, Sept. 7 at 11 a.m. ET as Rick Fischer, Senior Partner, Morrison Foerster, and Meghan Musselman, Partner, Hudson Cook, take a look at California’s new data privacy law. Following the example Europe set with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), California passed its first-in-the-nation consumer data privacy law in late June. As companies prepare to comply in advance of the January 2020 effective date, this webinar will analyze the new law's requirements and detail how they compare with the requirements of GDPR.
Join us next TODAY at 2p.m. ET as LenderLive presents Situational Awareness and the Regulatory Landscape.
AFSA Website Outage Tomorrow Night
Aug 08, 2018
AFSA Website Unavailable from 9:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. ET Thursday, August 8
MoneySKILL Middle School Version Enhanced
Aug 07, 2018
The AFSA Education Foundation continues to enhance its premier offering – MoneySKILL – recently focusing on the middle school version of the curriculum. Each of the twelve modules now includes more questions, increasing from 5 or 6 per module to 10. And, like the high school version of MoneySKILL, the middle school version is now available in Spanish. Thousands of middle school teachers across the country use MoneySKILL and have been informed about these new enhancements
The Treasury Department issued a comprehensive report on Tuesday that provides policy recommendations relating to nonbank financial institutions, fintech and innovation. There are a few issues raised in the report that AFSA believes will be of particular interest to members because these issued have been discussed at recent meetings. Specifically, the Treasury Department recommends:
AFSA Opposes MA H.4806
Jul 30, 2018
On Monday, AFSA sent a letter to Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker opposing H.4806, a bill related to security breaches. As currently written, the bill would prohibit lenders to view consumer’s credit information in order to make pre-approved and pre-screened offers of credit, which lowers overall costs. AFSA urged Governor Baker not to sign the bill and instead propose amendments and return the bill to the legislature. Full text of the letter is available in the Comment Letters area of the AFSA website.
Auto finance companies can expect new light vehicle U.S. sales to maintain its 17- million unit pace for the remainder of 2018 and relative strength heading into 2019, according to an industry forecast.
AFSA Supports Kraninger Nomination
Jul 19, 2018
AFSA sent a letter on July 17 to the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs strongly supporting President Trump’s nomination of Kathy Kraninger for the Director of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (BCFP) position.