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Live State AG Election Results
Nov 01, 2022

The State AG Report, managed by AFSA Business Partner Cozen O’Connor, will host a live election tracker for all state attorney general (AG) elections. The page will be a one-stop shop for AFSA members to view live results of the upcoming state AG elections in 30 states and the District of Columbia. In 21 states, […]

November Featured Business Partner | NETSOL
Nov 01, 2022

The featured Business Partner for November is NETSOL. Learn more at With over forty years of experience in providing state-of-the-art solutions, cost-effective capabilities and consulting services to the global asset finance and leasing industry, NETSOL caters to companies, including bluechip organizations, with ever growing and diverse business requirements across the world. NETSOL’s premier, next-gen […]

November White Paper Covers Gubernatorial Emergency Powers
Nov 01, 2022

AFSA’s State Government Affairs Team recently published its monthly White Paper. This month’s white paper discusses recent developments around gubernatorial emergency powers. Each state allows its governor to declare a state of emergency under certain circumstances. Under a state of emergency, governors are granted expanded powers to efficiently respond to a crisis.   During the pandemic, […]

News From Our Members | PayNearMe Launches PayNearMe Insights
Oct 31, 2022

PayNearMe Launches PayNearMe Insights, an Industry-Leading Suite of Tools to Democratize Data for Clients “Data shouldn’t be locked in the hands of a few,” John Minor, Chief Product Officer, PayNearMe, said. “There are billions of data points that live within the PayNearMe ecosystem. We are democratizing payments and consumer behavior data for our clients, making […]

Double the treats w/ two episodes of the pod
Oct 31, 2022

We’ve got two shows for you today on the AFSA Extra Credit Podcast. First, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s supervisory and enforcement powers can be confusing and if your company is in the crosshairs, a bit unnerving. Luckily, we’ve got CFPB experts from Manatt, Phelps and Philips LLP, to help guide listeners through the experience. Bryan […]

Talking VPPs w/ Tyler Gray
Oct 27, 2022

In this episode of the Extra Credit Podcast, Dan chats with Tyler Gray, Director of Sales with LCT on voluntary protection products. Lots of states, including most recently California, have instituted new voluntary protection product guidelines. Federal agencies are also looking at VPPs closely. So, where to start? Get a handle on where you’re doing […]

AFSA Honors Two Consumer-Credit Leaders
Oct 25, 2022

AFSA created the Distinguished Service Award (DSA) in 1941 to recognize individuals who contribute to the growth of the financial services industry and our association. Today, at the 2022 Annual Meeting at The Breakers in Palm Beach, FL, the 81st DSAs were awarded to two exceptional leaders in the consumer credit industry: Danny Cantrell, Founder, […]

FTC Hops on the Fee Bandwagon
Oct 21, 2022

Yesterday, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) “to address certain deceptive or unfair acts or practices relating to fees.” The full ANPR can be found here. AFSA is particularly concerned about the Commission’s identification of “junk fees” in auto finance and credit insurance, especially when these practices are highly […]

Register Today | 2023 Vehicle Finance Conference & Expo
Oct 20, 2022

AFSA’s Vehicle Finance Conference & Expo, the premier industry event for the vehicle finance industry, is an opportunity to gain industry insights and trends on compliance and regulatory activities, best practices from the industry’s top auto finance sources and their business partners, and to network across the industry. With nearly 700 attendees, you’ll meet key decision […]

AFSA Supports Fair Hiring
Oct 19, 2022

Today, AFSA submitted a letter expressing its strong support for S. 5025, the Fair Hiring in Banking Act. The legislation would remove the prohibition of Americans with minor arrest or conviction records from working in the banking industry. In May, AFSA submitted a letter supporting the House version of the bill (H.R. 5911). The act’s […]

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