The Office has made a number of compliance resources available to assist exhibitors in using Collect`s website, including a user manual, a quick instruction manual, frequently asked questions and a registered webinar.  These funds will be available on the Office`s website under www.consumerfinance.gov/data-research/prepaid-accounts/. For technical assistance, issuers can also contact the Office under Collect_Support@cfpb.gov. The obligation to agree is just one of many new obligations for prepaid products. Ballard Spahr`s consumer financial services group recently hosted a webinar on the impending effective deadline for the prepaid rule, April 1, including the most common compliance challenges in accordance with the rule and a debate on other important considerations that the prepaid industry must consider prior to that date, including the application of demanding pricing concepts for pre-acquisition disclosures, frequent disclosure errors and factors of effective online experience. 5. For questions about the registration form, please contact the collection support team at Collect_Support@cfpb.gov. The requirement to continuously submit prepaid account agreements to the Office will take effect on April 1, 2019. Issuers must submit to the Bureau, by May 1, 2019, all prepaid account agreements they propose as of April 1, 2019. «Unfortunately, some payday prepaid cards with overdraft fees are not in the database and apparently claim that their accounts are «bank accounts» so they can circumvent rules limiting overdraft fees on prepaid accounts.
The Payday ACE Cash Express lender offers MetaBank`s ACE Flare account through the netSpend prepaid card company, but the card can represent up to $100 in overdraft fees per month, which is not permitted by the CFPB`s prepaid card rule,» Saunders said. «The GFPB should take tough action against these fake payday lenders` bank accounts and insist that they comply with the prepaid card rules,» she added. Download all prepaid product files and their support metadata. To send agreements and access the user`s resources, go to: www.consumerfinance.gov/data-research/prepaid-accounts/issuer-instructions/ (opens a new window). The office has set up The Collect website for prepaid account agreements and contractual information in accordance with . 1005.19 at the Office.  Collect`s website can be accessed at collect.consumerfinance.gov. To register, applicants fill out a registration form and send it Collect_Support@cfpb.gov.  The registration form for Collect`s website is available at www.consumerfinance.gov/data-research/prepaid-accounts/issuer-instructions/. Once issuers have received their login data, they will be able to add, modify or remove prepaid account information in the future.  If you have any questions about submitting agreements with the Collect system, contact the collection support at Collect_Support@cfpb.gov. 6.
Issuers of prepaid accounts and other depositors are encouraged to register as soon as possible to confirm that they can successfully access the system.