Hensarling joins Milken Institute as senior fellow


The former House Financial Services Committee chairman follows other notable former officials who went to the think tank after government careers.


Why reforming Fannie and Freddie is so hard to do


As the administration gears up to end a decade of government control of Fannie and Freddie, are there any good options?


Supreme Court yet to decide if it will take CFPB case


A list of upcoming cases published by the high court did not include a challenge to the bureau's constitutionality, but the justices could still decide to review it at a later date.


CFPB extends temporary HMDA relief for small institutions


Institutions that offer fewer than 500 open-end lines of credit will get another two-year exemption from reporting requirements under the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act.


Has banking become too political?


Large banks are increasingly taking stands on social issues like gun rights and climate change. Some see this as a troubling development.


The next presidential debate should include banking


Certain topics have dominated in the Democrats’ prior face-offs, but issues like regulatory relief have the potential to highlight crucial differences between the candidates.


Pelosi, Waters defend CFPB's constitutionality in Supreme Court brief


The two Democrats waded into a court battle over the president's ability to fire a director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.


Kraninger’s stance on CFPB constitutionality puts rules in limbo


By declaring that she has too much statutory power, the agency’s director has potentially opened a floodgate of litigation.


Refining supervision is as vital as tweaking post-crisis rules: Quarles


The Fed’s top regulatory official said how agencies adjust their supervisory approach may prove just as important as their rulemaking efforts.


Financial abuse of elders is getting worse


Elder financial exploitation is a vast and growing problem in the U.S., and one that presents difficult policy challenges for law enforcement and banks.