Judge denies CFPB’s authority over accreditors

A federal judge struck a blow to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s recent foray into college accreditation, ruling that the bureau lacks the authority to investigate how accreditors approve for-profit colleges.

Federal Court pummels CFPB in hearing

On April 12, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was in federal court defending its governance structure against a lawsuit filed by PHH Mortgage pursuant to a penalty levied by the Bureau last year. If the initial interrogatories and oral arguments are any indication, the CFPB may face a significant restructuring.

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