Virus is Dodd-Frank's first real test


If banks are unable to weather the economic fallout from the outbreak, calls for more dramatic reforms could get louder.


Promontory Interfinancial adds two industry veterans to its board


The network offering an array of vendor services to member banks named former trade group chiefs Camden Fine and Ed Yingling to its board and has hired former American Banker Editor-in-Chief Rob Blackwell as chief content officer and head of external affairs.


CFPB proposes legislation to pay whistleblowers who tip off agency


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.


Supreme Court justices question wisdom of CFPB overhaul


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.


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


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


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


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.


CFPB's Kraninger commits to finalizing small-business lending rule


CFPB Director Kathy Kraninger promised to complete the rule mandated by Dodd-Frank one day after a California court set a process for doing so.


CFPB forced to complete small-business lending rule


After dragging its feet, the agency has agreed to a court-supervised process for writing a Dodd-Frank-mandated rule aimed at stamping out discrimination.


Election 2020: Is nightmare scenario closer to reality for banks?


Bernie Sanders’ rise to front-runner status for the Democratic nomination worries many bankers, but their opinions diverge on his electoral chances and whether a Sanders presidency would pose a direct threat.


Fed releases scenarios for 2020 stress testing cycle


The Federal Reserve on Thursday released the 2020 stress testing scenarios that it will use to evaluate the safety and soundness of 34 banks with more than $100 billion of total assets.