Kathy Kraninger

CFPB urged to take more active role in coronavirus response

03/30/20

The agency has relaxed some reporting requirements and joined other regulators in encouraging banks to help borrowers, but pressure is building on the bureau to do more to aid consumers suffering financial hardship.

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Democratic senators quiz CFPB on its auto lending policies

03/17/20

Sens. Sherrod Brown and Elizabeth Warren criticized Director Kathy Kraninger for not issuing any public enforcement actions against auto lenders during her tenure.

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CFPB official will be recused from agency's suit against Fifth Third

03/12/20

Acting Deputy Director Leonard Chanin formerly was a deputy general counsel at the Cincinnati bank that is now in the bureau's crosshairs for allegedly opening unauthorized accounts.

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When’s the last time a lawmaker needed a small-dollar loan?

03/09/20

Maybe Congress shouldn’t be so quick to change laws without real-world input.

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

02/27/20

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.

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CFPB's No. 2 to leave agency for law firm

02/25/20

Deputy Director Brian Johnson spent more than two years serving under two separate CFPB directors. He will become a partner at Alston & Bird LLP next month.

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CFPB's Kraninger says QM proposal, remittance rule will be out by May

02/25/20

The agency's director said both steps will come as part of an ongoing review of agency rules and show "my commitment under the law to be effective and evidence based” in providing clarity to stakeholders.

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CFPB’s unexpected showdown with Citizens

02/09/20

The agency's lawsuit against the Rhode Island company — the first involving a bank under Director Kathy Kraninger — has challenged assumptions about its approach to enforcement.

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House Dems to CFPB chief: Use the authority Congress gave you

02/06/20

Members of the House Financial Services Committee chastised Kathy Kraninger for not supervising student loan servicers and failing to examine firms for compliance with the Military Lending Act.

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