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Legal Briefs

January 2022 OBA Legal Briefs

The FDCPA Regulation—Part 2 The CFPB’s Reg E FAQ—Part 1 Don’t Ignore the FDCPA Regulation (Part 2) By John Burnett Part 1 of our update on the CFPB’s Regulation F (12 CFR Part 1006), “Fair Debt Collection Practices Act,” appears in our November 2021 Legal Briefs. False, deceptive, or misleading representations or means To remain compliant with section 1006.18 of …

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December 2021 OBA Legal Briefs

2022 to-dos today New year, new rule—Computer-security incident notification Foreclosure forbearance reminder [Editor’s note: Due to the timeliness of this months articles, Part 2 of last month’s article on the new Fair Debt Collection Practice Act regulation will appear in our January 2022 Legal Briefs.] _________________________________ 2022 to-dos today By Andy Zavoina It is hard to believe that we are …

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November 2021 OBA Legal Briefs

Don’t ignore the FDCPA regulation coming November 30 (Part 1) New Stuff on Legal Links Don’t ignore the FDCPA regulations By John S. Burnett The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s revisions to Regulation F become effective on November 30, 2021, less than a month from now. While on their face the rules in Reg F will apply to debt collectors who …

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October 2021 OBA Legal Briefs

Regulatory priorities Consumer complaints 2021 OK legislation—Part III OK Banking Code Judgment liens Motor Vehicles OK Tax Code OK POA Act—Part II Uniform Consumer Credit Code (“U3C”) § 3-508A Uniform Interstate Depositions and Discovery Act of 2021   Regulatory Priorities By Andy Zavoina You spend your days preparing for meetings, going to meetings, auditing your bank for various compliance topics, …

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August 2021 OBA Legal Briefs

Reg Z’s business day definitions Advance Child Tax Credits and closed accounts 2021 Oklahoma legislation—Part I Reg Z’s business day definitions By John S. Burnett Why Juneteenth caught lenders unprepared Congress clearly doesn’t know (or care?) that two days’ notice isn’t enough to give lenders when they pass legislation creating a new federal legal public holiday. The kerfuffle that erupted …

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July 2021 OBA Legal Briefs

Vacations — Required or recommended Vacations – Required or recommended By Andy Zavoina We last wrote about vacation time in the September 2019 Legal Briefs. That was a short article on the recommended necessity of taking consecutive days off. After a year of COVID-19 and everyone being couped up, summer 2021 stands to be a record as people can finally …

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June 2021 OBA Legal Briefs

CFPB to mortgage servicers: “Hear us NOW” Changes in UCCC amounts effective July 1, 2021 CFPB to mortgage servicers: “Hear us NOW” By Andy Zavoina The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued Bulletin 2021-02 on April 1, 2021. This was no April Fools’ joke, because the bulletin is entitled “Supervision and Enforcement Priorities Regarding Housing Insecurity.” I focus on the words …

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May 2021 OBA Legal Briefs

Dot your i’s, cross your t’s (employer workplace notice rules) Foreclosures and evictions after a pandemic Dot your i’s, cross your t’s By Andy Zavoina We, in the compliance and legal fields make it a habit of dotting our i’s and crossing out t’s because we are nitpickers. We look for little details and we agonize over potential terms like …

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April 2021 OBA Legal Briefs

Third round of stimulus payments (EIP3) Reg B has expanded: What you need to do UDAAP U-turn More reasons to watch the Bureau Third round of stimulus payments (EIP3) By Pauli D. Loeffler Basics. To receive the third stimulus payment (“IEP3”) the payee(s) must be U.S. citizens or U.S. resident aliens. The payee must have a social security number issued …

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March 2021 OBA Legal Briefs

Happy Anniversary! It’s 2020.1! (COVID-19 workplace and vaccination policies) Inquiring about disability and medical exams Confidentiality New hires Reasonable accommodations Discrimination in the workplace Vaccinations Happy Anniversary! It’s 2020.1! (COVID-19 workplace and vaccination policies) By Andy Zavoina It was just about a year ago that we all became even more intimately familiar with what the term “pandemic” really meant to …

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