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Eamonn Moran (US)

Following on from our previous Regulation Around the World issue on buy now pay later (BNPL), we have published this short briefing note which provides a high-level snapshot of the state of play for BNPL legislation in three key markets – UK, US and Australia.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) on May 22, 2024 issued an interpretive rule that imposes some of the same rules on Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) providers that apply to conventional credit card providers. Specifically, the rule applies to digital user accounts used to access credit, including to those providers that market loans as

In a 7-2 decision, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled on May 16, 2024 that the current funding structure for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is constitutional. In Consumer Financial Protection Bureau et al. v. Community Financial Services Association of America, Ltd., et al., the Court held that the CFPB’s independent funding