Category Archives: Letters to Regulators

Consumer Groups Urge FTC to Ban Payment Systems Favored by Scammers

14 consumer organizations submitted a joint letter to the FTC supporting a proposal to ban telemarketers from using remotely created checks and remotely created payment orders, payment systems commonly used by scammers. The letter also called on the FTC to extend the proposed ban to cover all consumer transactions, not just those conducted via phone.

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AFR Supports Enhanced Regulations for Foreign Banks

AFR submitted a comment letter supporting the proposed rules by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System that set out enhanced prudential standards for foreign banking organizations and foreign non-bank financial companies.

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Fair Housing Letter to Mortgage Settlement Administrator

March 27, 2013 Joseph A. Smith Office of Mortgage Settlement Oversight 301 Fayetteville St., Suite 1801 Raleigh, NC 27601 Members of the Monitoring Committee Via electronic mail Dear Mr. Smith and Members of the Monitoring Committee: We write to follow up on your interim report