CFPB

Dodd-Frank at 10: How regulation has (and hasn't) changed since law's passage

07/13/20

Policymakers have eased some rules and the Supreme Court recently dealt a blow to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. But as the landmark legislation approaches its 10th anniversary, the post-crisis regulatory regime has stayed largely intact.

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Supreme Court to take up FHFA constitutionality

07/09/20

The high court ruled June 29 that the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau violated the separation of powers.

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Main Street program starts slowly; DOJ probing Wirecard for bank fraud

07/09/20

But Boston Fed chief sees more interest among banks and borrowers if the economy worsens; the failed payments company is being investigated for its alleged role in a $100 million caper.

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CFPB’s (correct) decision to rescind payday limits comes at right time

07/08/20

Consumers now have more control over their own financial decisions and loan options.

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Deutsche Bank fined for Epstein dealings; FICO unveils 'Resilience Index'

07/08/20

The German bank agreed to pay $150 million to New York State for its dealings with Jeffrey Epstein; the new tool will help lenders determine which borrowers are in the best shape to weather a crisis.

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CFPB declares most agency rules still valid after high court decision

07/07/20

The agency sought to provide certainty that most actions from the past eight years remain in effect despite the ruling that the bureau's leadership structure is unconstitutional.

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CFPB makes it official, rescinds Cordray-era limits on payday lenders

07/07/20

The agency delivered long-anticipated regulatory relief to the small-dollar loan industry by eliminating ability-to-repay requirements imposed under the bureau’s former director.

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Outsourcing PPP, stress-test fallout, SCOTUS’ CFPB ruling: Top stories of the week

07/02/20

As PPP enters forgiveness phase, some banks see outsourcing as best move; after the Fed’s stress tests, Wells Fargo to cut dividend while other big banks boost capital buffer; Supreme Court strikes down CFPB leadership structure; and more from this week’s most-read stories.

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CFPB political appointee to be named agency's No. 2: Sources

07/02/20

Tom Pahl, a former longtime regulator at the Federal Trade Commission, has led key rulemaking efforts for the consumer bureau.

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FHFA leadership structure on shaky ground after CFPB ruling

07/02/20

Legal experts say it is now more likely that the Supreme Court will strike down the single-director governance framework for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s regulator.

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