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  • Making the Most of Licensing Renewals

    As we find ourselves in the midst of license renewal season (which began on November 1 and runs through the end of the year), you may find yourself wondering, how do I ensure compliance in every jurisdiction in which my company holds a license? Renewal requirements vary by state and by license, ranging from a simple fee to specific documentation that must be submitted to the regulator. Below are some tips to help licensees in tracking renewal requirements year-round and filing timely renewal submissions.

  • The 2020 Elections: What to Expect in Consumer Finance in 2021 and Beyond

    The short history of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has resulted in a wild ride for the financial sector with respect to rulemaking and enforcement of consumer finance laws. Turbulent times for the CFPB and industry may continue, in light of the possibility of a change in administration following the 2020 presidential election coupled with continued economic fallout of the COVID pandemic.

  • Working from Home: Compliance and Licensing Considerations Across Industries

    How has the recent Work-From-Home scenario impacted licensing operations? Robert Savoie (Cleveland) and Sarah Edwards (New Orleans) discussed requirements for MLOs and other licensees and addressed consumer privacy and data protection during a presentation on Wednesday, October 7 during the 2020 Virtual Consumer Finance Legal Conference.

  • Licensing Renewals

    A panel of McGlinchey attorneys and licensing managers covered renewal periods, post-renewal data reports, and renewal reporting on Wednesday, October 7 during the 2020 Virtual Consumer Finance Legal Conference.

  • Louisiana to Require Virtual Currency Business License

    The Louisiana Office of Financial Institutions (OFI) will require virtual currency businesses to hold a license, though the license application may not be available until 2021.

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