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CFPB to collaborate more with state AGs

Mick Mulvaney, acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, stated the bureau plans to increase coordination with state attorneys general in enforcing federal consumer financial protection law.Read more

Republicans file brief supporting Mulvaney

The group of 38 Senators and 75 Representatives, led by Senate Banking Committee Chairman Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) and House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas), filed the brief late last week.Read more

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