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“No Further”: CFPB Plan Limits Bureau’s Mission

4:51 p.m. CST // On Monday afternoon, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau officially released its strategic plan for fiscal years 2018 - 2022, confirming a shift away from enforcement that had been rumored by alleged internal memos earlier during the day. In ...

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CFPB Ruled Constitutional—What Now?

In a split decision, a Washington appeals court has reversed a previous ruling, declaring the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to be constitutional after all. The Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled Wednesday that the ...

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Supreme Court Case Could Shift Future of CFPB

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case that could have implications regarding the constitutionality of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Last week the Supreme Court agreed to hear the case of Lucia v. Securities and Exchange Commission, which ...

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District Judge Sides With President Trump on CFPB Director

A federal judge appointed by President Trump has delivered the administration a legal victory with a decision supporting the President’s choice for head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. U.S. District Judge Timothy J. Kelly refused Wednesday to block President ...

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CFPB’s Laurie Maggiano: Looking Back at an Industry Icon

Sad news broke this past weekend with the announcement that industry icon Laurie Maggiano had passed away unexpectedly. Maggiano was Servicing and Secondary Markets Program Manager at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Having served more than four years at ...

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Court Clears Path for Mulvaney at CFPB

With a Washington U.S. District Court denying Leandra English’s request for a restraining order, Mick Mulvaney cleared one obstacle along his path as Acting Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. However, legal avenues remain for English.

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Committed to Consumer Protection

Amidst a serious push by Republicans in Congress to restructure—or even dismantle the CFPB, Pennsylvania recently joins other states that have taken steps to double down on consumer finance laws to protect citizens from financial scams. Attorney General Josh Shapiro ...

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Under the Microscope – How Effective are QM Rules?

Nearly a decade after the housing crisis in 2008 and the passing of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act in 2010, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will soon be required by law to examine the Ability-to-Repay/Qualified Mortgage Rule and assess the rule’s effectiveness. With the housing market having bounced back since the crash, will some of the rule’s guidelines be amended? What could this mean for borrowers and mortgage professionals?

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CFPB vs. PHH: Two-Year Battle Coming to a Head

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The highly anticipated hearing for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and PHH Corporation took place Wednesday in front of the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. The Court of Appeals agreed to revisit their October decision ...

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