Rhode Island now requires student loan servicers be registered, bonded

RHODE ISLAND — The new “Student Loan Bill of Rights Act” requires student loan servicers to be bonded and registered with the state. The law took effect July 15 and is meant prohibit any misleading, unfair or deceptive behavior and provide best practices for protecting consumers’ rights. In addition to requiring student loan servicer registration, the … Read more

Arkansas amends money transmitter license requirements

Starting in May, money transmitters will need to comply with a few changes to Arkansas’ license requirements detailed in Senate Bill 187, which passed on Feb. 13. The now called Act 111 amends the Uniform Money Services Act, introducing changes that include a reworking of the surety bond amount required to remain licensed with the … Read more

North Dakota ups bond amount for money brokers

North Dakota passed changes March 14 to its code regarding surety bond requirements for money brokers under the Money Brokers Act. The law requires a surety bond of not less than $25,000, but effective Aug. 1, the new minimum will be $50,000. The rest of Code Section 13-04.1-04.1 will remain the same: Each licensee shall … Read more