What’s new at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau)?
Making headlines in consumer finance news, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau) Director Kathy Kraninger paid Congress another visit, while the CFPB published its latest Supervisory Highlights, a first-time homebuying servicemembers report and an advanced notice of proposed ...
In a key decision resolving a split among appeals courts, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled today, in Obduskey v. McCarthy & Holthus LLP, that law firms that carry out nonjudicial foreclosures are not considered debt collectors under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
It has been another eventful news cycle for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau), as its new director, Kathy Kraninger, appeared before the House Financial Services Committee, facing tough questions about her leadership.
Just a limited set of Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) claims allow for private rights of action, but the list might be growing larger.
Short-term lending remains in the news at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau), with the CFPB proposing to rescind key ability-to-repay provisions of a much-debated payday lending rule and with the announcement of a $100,000 enforcement action settlement with a short-term ...
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau) has been busy under Director Kathy Kraninger, taking enforcement actions against an online lender, an online loan broker and a group of international payday lenders.
Think again before you simplify your message to sell more cars. A $3 million fine levied in a case from the New York Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) tells us why.
While the dispute over the constitutionality of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection’s (CFPB or Bureau) structure continues to rage, the Bureau continued to make other news, releasing a report on the Ability to Repay and Qualified Mortgage rule, while Director Kathy Kraninger asked ...
Perhaps setting the tone at the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (CFPB or Bureau), new Director Kathy Kraninger urged Bureau employees to “vigorously enforce the law” but refrain from presuming guilt about industry participants.