CFPB

CFPB proposes legislation to pay whistleblowers who tip off agency

03/06/20

The agency's effort to engage with lawmakers on a whistleblower award program is one of three initiatives the bureau announced to advance its strategy of preventing consumer harm.

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Fifth Third latest bank in CFPB crosshairs over phony accounts

03/04/20

The bank’s disclosure of an impending enforcement action shows that the CFPB continues to crack down on aggressive practices that got Wells Fargo in hot water.

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Former CFPB official to return to bureau as acting deputy chief

03/04/20

Leonard Chanin, a senior official at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., has been tapped to serve on a part-time basis as the No. 2 official at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, according to a news report.

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Coronavirus reactions continue; Supremes don’t tip hand on CFPB case

03/04/20

Fed makes emergency cut, JPMorgan tests contingency plan; the justices appeared divided on whether to give the president power to fire the agency’s director.

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Supreme Court justices question wisdom of CFPB overhaul

03/03/20

The court’s liberal bloc and Chief Justice John Roberts, who holds a crucial swing vote, appeared reluctant to remove a contentious provision that limits a president’s ability to fire a sitting director of the bureau.

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Coronavirus is latest test for Europe’s banks; UBS CEO heading to Swiss Re

03/03/20

The disease could lead to less lending business and more loan defaults; Sergio Ermotti will join the insurance company as chairman in 2021.

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Will CFPB be reined in? Chief Justice Roberts may hold the key.

03/02/20

John Roberts could play a familiar role as the swing vote in determining whether the Supreme Court curbs the consumer bureau’s power.

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CFPB case hearing ahead; Amex accused of aggressive sign-up tactics

03/02/20

The Supreme Court will hear arguments on the agency’s structure; the company, desperate after losing Costco’s business, allegedly pressured and misled applicants.

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Wells in N.Y. state of mind, coronavirus, election 2020: Top stories of the week

02/28/20

How New York became Wells Fargo's new center of power; banks walk fine line in preparing for a coronavirus outbreak in U.S.; bankers on Bernie's electoral chances and whether a Sanders presidency would pose a threat; and more from this week's most-read stories.

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In tell-all, ex-CFPB chief Cordray claims Trump nearly fired him

02/27/20

The release of Richard Cordray's retrospective of his tenure will come one day before the Supreme Court hears a pivotal case about the leadership structure of the agency.

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