I recently spoke at two different conferences for credit unions. During both speeches, I asked the audiences (approximately 125 people at one and 105 at the other) if they were aware that the CFPB was considering rules to regulate first-party collections. I also asked if they were aware of the current proposed rules for both first-party and third-party collections, which include rules on debt substantiation and transfer of data. Only five to 10 people raised their hands at each session. 

The CFPB’s proposed debt collection rulemaking has been in the works since November 2013, when the Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking was posted. The ANPR was a series of more than 160 questions, aimed at both the credit/collections industry and individual consumers. A period of time was allowed for comments and more than 10,000 flowed in.

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to CUTimes.com, part of your ALM digital membership.

Your access to unlimited CUTimes.com content isn’t changing.
Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Critical CUTimes.com information including comprehensive product and service provider listings via the Marketplace Directory, CU Careers, resources from industry leaders, webcasts, and breaking news, analysis and more with our informative Newsletters.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and CU Times events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including Law.com and GlobeSt.com.

Already have an account?


© 2023 ALM Global, LLC, All Rights Reserved. Request academic re-use from www.copyright.com. All other uses, submit a request to [email protected]. For more information visit Asset & Logo Licensing.


Credit Union Times

Join Credit Union Times

Don’t miss crucial strategic and tactical information necessary to run your institution and better serve your members. Join Credit Union Times now!

  • Free unlimited access to Credit Union Times' trusted and independent team of experts for extensive industry news, conference coverage, people features, statistical analysis, and regulation and technology updates.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and Credit Union Times events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including TreasuryandRisk.com and Law.com.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join Credit Union Times

Copyright © 2023 ALM Global, LLC. All Rights Reserved.