House bill proposes reform of CFPB leadership

A bipartisan group of two Republicans and two Democrats introduced a bill in the House that would address the contentious issue of leadership at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

CFPB asks for feedback on inherited rules

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a request for information on its inherited regulations and inherited rulemaking authorities and extended deadlines for three other RFIs.

Rats run rampant at CFPB headquarters

News surfaced last week of trouble at the Consumer Financial Protect Bureau, but the issues had nothing to do with President Trump or federal court decisions.

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.

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.

CFPB drops lawsuit against payday lender

Under former director Richard Cordray, the bureau had originally sought a permanent injunction on the business activities of Golden Valley Lending and three other payday lenders last year.

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