Consumer Protection: What’s Happening at the FDIC, Including the FDIC’s Response to COVID-19

  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • By: Practising Law Institute
  • Webinar
  • Bankruptcy
  • Small Business
  • Attorneys/Legal Services
  • Credit Access

As the federal regulator with supervisory authority over (non-Federal Reserve member) state banks and savings associations, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) continues to play an important role in the consumer protection arena. In this Briefing, special guest Leonard Chanin, Deputy to the FDIC Chairman, will discuss a wide range of topics with Alan S. Kaplinsky and Christopher J. Willis, leaders of Ballard Spahr LLP’s Consumer Financial Services Group.

Discussion topics will include:

    Actions taken in response to the COVID-19 pandemic
    Major areas of focus involving consumer financial services
    Important consent orders and fines involving consumer financial services imposed during the last year
    Guidance on small-dollar lending
    Proposal on federal interest rate authority (that would undo Madden decision)
    Statement on use of alternative data in credit underwriting
    Proposal on deposit insurance applications from industrial banks and industrial loan companies


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