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Financial Services Law Firms Navigate Modern Challenges

Counsel's Corner Steve Lindberg

Steven C. Lindberg, Managing Partner, Anselmo Lindberg & Associates LLC, speaks to DS News about navigating a low-default environment, staying on top of compliance, and adapting to an evolving market. Editor’s note: This story originally appeared in the June issue of DS News.

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Kathy Kraninger’s BCFP Nom—Industry Reactions

President Trump recently nominated Kathy Kraninger, an associate director at the Office of Management and Budget, to succeed Mick Mulvaney as Director of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. With a week to let the news settle, how has the industry reacted to her nomination?

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CFPB vs. PHH Dismissed: RESPA Enforcement Implications

A years-long legal battle between the Bureau and PHH, centering on accusations of illegal kickbacks, recently ended with the Bureau dismissing the case. What does this case signify for RESPA enforcement going forward?

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Will Kraninger Succeed Mick Mulvaney as CFPB Chief?

The White House has said that it intends to nominate OMB’s Associate Director, Kathy Kraninger to succeed Mulvaney but she’s likely to face a tough vote in the Senate. Here’s why.

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CFPB vs. PHH—An Unexpected Conclusion

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A years-long legal battle between the Bureau and PHH centered on accusations of illegal kickbacks. Read on to find out why the Bureau decided to drop the case, and what this means for the lender and servicer.

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‘Improving Transparency and Accountability at CFPB’

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In April, CFPB Acting Director Mick Mulvaney had recommended steps to improve the “transparency and accountability” at CFPB. Here’s what the Financial Services Committee discussed at a hearing on Wednesday on these reforms.

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Breaking Down Consumer Debt Collection Complaints

The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (formerly the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau) has released a new Complaint Snapshot, exploring consumer complaints regarding modern debt-collection practices. The Bureau has received approximately 400,500 debt collection complaints since July 2011, amounting to 27 ...

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Mulvaney: CFPB to Enforce, ‘Not Become the Law’

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Speaking at an industry conference this week, Mick Mulvaney, Acting Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, outlined the bureau’s ongoing shift away from “regulation by enforcement” and toward more regulatory clarity. During a keynote speech at the 2018 REALTORS ...

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CFPB’s Mulvaney Puts Focus on Cost-Benefit Analysis

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CFPB Acting Director Mick Mulvaney’s tenure at the head of the regulatory organization has been defined by a reexamination of the Bureau’s priorities and purpose. That trend continued this week with the issuance of a new memo written by Mulvaney ...

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