Leandra English departs CFPB, drops legal case

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.

Published July 2018

Citibank to pay restitution but no fine

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.

Published July 2018

Trump nominates OMB’s Kraninger to lead CFPB

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.

Published June 2018

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