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DC Court Grants Rehearing of PHH Case
Feb 16, 2017

This afternoon, the D.C. Circuit granted the rehearing petition in PHH Corp. v. CFPB. Previously, a three-judge panel of the court ruled that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) structure was constitutionally flawed and that its director, currently Richard Cordray, should be removable at the will of the president. The Dodd-Frank Act currently stipulates that the director may only be removed “four cause.” Oral argument is scheduled for May 24, 2017. A decision is not expected until late summer at the earliest; a decision in the fourth quarter of this year is more likely.

First Business Partner Webinar Focuses on CFPB Expectations
Feb 15, 2017

AFSA held its first Business Partner webinar yesterday entitled “What to Expect from the CFPB in 2017.”

New Member Welcome
Feb 15, 2017

AFSA welcomes the following new Business Partners to the association.

AFSA 100 Day Tracker | Appointment Updates
Feb 10, 2017


Registration for the 34th Independents Conference and Expo is Now Open!
Feb 09, 2017

The conference will take place April 18-21 at the Encore at the Wynn in Las Vegas.Developed by the AFSA Section on Independent Operations, this is the main event for independent consumer and sales finance companies, including traditional installment lenders providing personal loans and subprime auto finance companies that purchase contracts from independent and franchise auto dealers. These companies range from single office consumer finance companies to mid-size and large regional national companies.You can get more information about the conference and register directly via AFSA's redesigned Independents Conference & Expo website.

Registration Now Open for AFSAEF’s The Edge Program
Feb 09, 2017

Registration has opened for the American Financial Services Association Education Foundation’s (AFSAEF) THE EDGE program. THE EDGE provides high quality training for branch managers and team leaders by providing layered modules of learning.

AFSA Publishes Expedited Foreclosure White Paper
Feb 06, 2017

On January 31, AFSA’s State Government Affairs (SGA) department published its February Expedited Foreclosures white paper. Vacant and abandoned properties present a challenge for both industry and state and local governments. As a result, many states have begun to consider laws that would expedite the foreclosure process and alleviate some of the challenges associated with abandoned properties.

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