Banker's Toolbox Announces — ACQUISITION OF LOAN LOSS RESERVE POWERHOUSE, MAINSTREET TECHNOLOGIES
Banker's Toolbox, Inc., leaders in compliance solutions for financial institutions, announced the acquisition of Georgia-based MainStreet Technologies (MST). MST is an industry leader in the loan risk management space. This acquisition adds to a strong and growing portfolio of compliance-related solutions and will continue to enhance the value Banker's Toolbox brings to both their customers and the industry. (Read full press release here.)
Bureau adjusts CMPs for inflation
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has posted an announcement of a Final Rule adjusting for inflation the maximum amount of each civil penalty within the Bureau’s jurisdiction. The inflation adjustments mandated by the Inflation Adjustment Act serve to maintain the deterrent effect of civil penalties and to promote compliance with the law. The Final Rule will be effective on publication in the Federal Register. They represent a 2.522 percent increase over the limits published for 2018. The Bureau's CMP limits are found in its "Civil Penalty Adjustments" regulation at 12 CFR Part 1083.
UPDATE: Published 1/31/2019 in the Federal Register.