On June 27, 2022, the Office of Management and Budget published the Spring 2022 Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions. The Agenda breaks down rules from over 60 federal departments, agencies, and commissions. In the list of actions from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is an announcement that the final rule for Small Business Lending Data Collection Under the Equal Credit Opportunity Act is not expected until March 2023. The rule will […]

Day 3 – ABA RCC

Another day of too much to choose from and deciding where to go. It has been a challenge to pick classes lots of good topics to choose from this year. Focus today seemed to be on the compliance officer and compliance teams in general. Couple of key takeaways from today: Communication There can never be too much outreach and communicating often is necessary. However, communicating with a purpose and the right medium is important. What […]

Day 2 – ABA RCC

Welcome from Orlando and day two of the annual ABA Regulatory Compliance Conference. It was a jammed packed day of listening and learning from boots on the ground peers. My focus today was on a variety of topics; from CRA modernization, Patty Joyner’s take on today’s hybrid work environments, UDAAP, and the evolution of risk framework. It was hard to choose what sessions to attend. There were so many great topics to choose from. However, […]

Day 1 – ABA RCC

Welcome from Orlando and the 2022 ABA Compliance Conference. It was a great first day of sessions.  All the sessions I attended today were informative and the speakers insightful. I wanted to take time to focus on the three key things I took away from the “Fair Banking/Fair Lending: Preparing for the 1071 Implementation” panel. The panel for this session included a great group: Kitty Ryan, Britt Faircloth, and Maureen Carollo.   Do not expect […]


In a June 17, 2022 blog post, Rohit Chopra, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), declared, “Markets work best when rules are simple, easy to understand, and easy to enforce.” The CFPB is seeking to move away from highly complicated rules that have long been a staple of consumer financial regulation and towards simpler and clearer rules. In addition, the CFPB is dramatically increasing the amount of guidance it is providing to the […]