Risk Management | Auto Finance News - Part 4

Reconciling refunds: Why aftermarket products became an afterthought

From the July issue: State and federal regulators are ratcheting up enforcement of ancillary product refunds. In the past few years, auto lenders have faced heightened scrutiny related to the percentage of consumers buying ancillary products, how the products are offered, and what disclosures are provided. But compliance examinations of late have veered in another […]

CPS realigns sales, origination staff

Consumer Portfolio Services is changing the way it serves its dealer customers. The Irvine, Calif.-based lender is matching origination staff to its 8,000 active dealers so that dealers work with the same sales reps and loan originators "whenever possible,” Senior Vice President of Originations Teri Robinson said in a statement. Dealers are paired with the […]

Ally boosts Instagram engagement 60% with interactive campaign

Ally Financial is jumpstarting its Instagram presence with a campaign designed to make discussing finances within relationships easier. Already, the lender has grown its Instagram followers 60% since launching Confessiongrams, as the campaign’s called, in the spring. Positive feedback and engagement prompted Ally to extend paid support on the campaign further, running until Thursday. To […]

Honor Finance to square off against equity firm in $25M lawsuit

Honor Finance Founder James Collins will face off in a hearing this week against private equity firm CIVC Partners, which sued the now-defunct lender for $25 million for alleged fraud, according to a complaint filed in Cook County Circuit Court.  Chicago-based CIVC, which acquired Honor Finance in October 2011, claims that the lender misrepresented the […]

CFPB, FTC fine Equifax $700M for data breach

Equifax has been ordered to shell out $700 million in fines and financial relief after 147 million consumer identities were compromised in a data breach nearly two years ago. A global settlement was announced today in a proposal filed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Federal Trade Commission, and 48 states, the District of Columbia […]

NY dealership sells cars in HCA floorplan fraud suit

In response to Hyundai Capital America’s floorplan fraud suit, Cortland Manor, N.Y.-based Picon Motors LLC claims it is no longer in possession of the eight vehicles the captive sought to repossess from its now-defunct Kia dealership, according to July 18 filings with the Westchester County Court. HCA originally sued the dealership on the grounds it […]

FASB mulls delay of new credit loss rule for small lenders, CUs

The two years of transition to the Financial Accounting Standards Board rule called Current Expected Credit Losses — or CECL, for short — may extend to five years for smaller banks and credit unions.  FASB met this week and voted for a proposal to extend the implementation deadline, but only for small public banks, private lenders, […]

Longer-term loans weigh down USAA securitization

Nearly two-thirds of the loans in USAA’s first asset-backed securitization of the year have terms longer than 60 months — a first for the company, according to a Moody’s Investors Service pre-sale report published Tuesday. In the $503 million transaction, 64% of loans have an original term greater than 60 months, which is the highest proportion of […]
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