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2020 proposed budget would alter CFPB funding

The 2020 fiscal year federal budget proposed by the Trump Administration earlier this month would alter the funding structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, bringing it under the typical Congressional appropriations process.Read more

CFPB releases latest supervisory highlights report

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau this week released the latest edition of its supervisory highlights report. The findings included in the report cover examinations in the areas of automobile loan servicing, deposits, mortgage servicing, and remittances.Read more

CFPB to regulate PACE financing

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is preparing to regulate residential Property Assessed Clean Energy financing with an advance notice of proposed rulemaking.Read more

Equifax expecting a fine from the CFPB

Consumer credit reporting agency Equifax announced last week that it expects various forms of punishment from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Federal Trade Commission over the credit reporting agency’s substantial data breach last year.Read more