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Agencies Finalize Risk Retention Rule Aligning QRM with QM

Posted on 10/22/2014
Federal regulators yesterday finalized the Dodd-Frank Act’s mortgage risk retention rule, aligning the qualified residential mortgage, or QRM, standard with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Qualified Mortgage rule.

CFPB Finalizes Conditions for Easing Privacy Notice Requirement

Posted on 10/21/2014
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau yesterday finalized a rule to ease the annual privacy notice requirement under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act.

Obama Orders Chip-and-PIN for Federal Payment Cards

Posted on 10/20/2014
President Obama on Friday issued an executive order mandating chip-and-PIN EMV technology for federal government-issued credit and debit cards, including electronic benefit cards.

Apple Pay to Launch Monday with 500 New Banks

Posted on 10/17/2014
Apple Pay will launch on Monday, Oct. 20, Apple CEO Tim Cook said at an event in California yesterday.