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CFPB seeks feedback on regulatory process

The request for information specifically calls for suggestions on “burden reduction” in its enforcement of federal consumer laws, while still fulfilling the bureau’s statutory function and commitment to transparency.Read more

Mulvaney appoints chief of staff

Kirsten Sutton Mork was serving as staff director of the House Financial Services Committee under Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) prior to being appointed by CFPB acting director Mick Mulvaney.Read more

CFPB finalizes prepaid accounts rule

The changes adjust requirements for resolving errors on unregistered accounts and provide greater flexibility for credit cards linked to digital wallets as well as delaying implementation until April 2019.Read more