President Donald Trump nominated an Office of Management and Budget staffer to replace Mick Mulvaney as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on June 18. Kathy Kraninger, an associate director of the OMB under Mulvaney, received the presidential nod to permanently replace Mulvaney at the CFPB.
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Most borrowers pay off their student loan before the scheduled due date of the final payment, often with a single large final payment.
The deputy director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will step down early next week, a move prompted by Trump’s nomination of Kathy Kraninger to permanently head the bureau, she said in a statement. She also plans to drop her lawsuit seeking to be named acting director of the agency.
Citibank will be required to pay restitution totaling $335 million to 1.75 million consumers over violations of the Truth in Lending Act; significantly, however, Citibank will not be fined by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced a consent decree with Security Group, Inc., for improperly aggressive collections of consumer debts.
U.S. District Judge Loretta Preska objected to the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Specifically, she ruled that the agency’s single director, who can only be removed by the president for-cause, was unconstitutional.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ended its long dispute with PHH by dropping its case against the mortgage lender, bringing a close to the regulatory saga.
After canceling multiple meetings with its consumer advisory board, the acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection bureau has dismissed all 25 CAB members, essentially dissolving the board.
The acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has canceled multiple meetings with its consumer advisory board, causing statements of concern from some CAB members.