CFPB Getting Ready to Set Rules by UDAAP Enforcement Actions

Ballard Spahr law firm has published an article today that indicates the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is most likely in the midst of conducting active enforcement actions. Their website (cfpbmonitor.com) is reporting: While the CFPB’s choice of initial enforcement targets will undoubtedly be significant regardless of the kinds of violations the CFPB’s alleges, they will … Read more

Debt Collectors and Credit Bureaus to Report to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

The CFPB has just announced they will be rolling out new proposed rules that will regulate consumer debt collection and consumer reporting markets. Proposed rules would mark the first time these important markets would be subject to federal supervision. “Our proposed rule would mean that those debt collectors and credit reporting agencies that qualify as … Read more

FTC And CFPB Pledge To Work Together To Protect Consumers

It was announced today that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have signed an agreement to coordinate efforts to protect consumers in an effort to avoid duplication of federal law enforcement and regulatory efforts. The memorandum of the two agencies’ understand can be viewed here. The Dodd-Frank Wall Street … Read more

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Amazing Website. Loaded for Bear.

The new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) website is up and interested people can subscribe to updates by visiting it. Visit consumerfinance.gov. Even from their featured logo you can tell they plan to be the cop on the financial beat. The enforcement chief of the CFPB is Richard Cordray. Cordary has already indicated he plans … Read more