CFPB adds member to consumer law taskforce

William MacLeod, a partner at Kelley Drye & Warren, LLP, will join the previously announced slate of members of the taskforce on federal consumer financial law at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Student loan debt relief companies sued

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed suit against several companies and individuals involved in offering student loan debt-relief services for allegedly obtaining consumer reports illegally, charging unlawful advance fees, and engaging in deceptive conduct.

Consumer group sues CFPB over student loans

A nonprofit student loan consumer group has filed a lawsuit against the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau alleging it has manipulated federal policy and failed in its duty to regulate companies that service student loans. The lawsuit also names the Department of Education.

Kraninger approaches small business data collection rules with care

At a public symposium last week, academics, market participants and policy-makers gathered to discuss effective implementation of a Dodd-Frank Act section which would increase public data about small business lending, specifically those owned and operated by women and minorities.

CFPB files suit against student loan operation

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has filed a complaint and a temporary restraining order against a student-loan debt-relief operation engaged in allegedly unlawful conduct. 

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