Fifth Circuit Rules CFPB Leadership Structure is Constitutional

While the Supreme Court was hearing arguments yesterday about whether the leadership structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was constitutional or not, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its own ruling on the topic, following other Appeals Courts in determining that there is nothing wrong with allowing the …

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Justices Appear Divided Over How to Handle CFPB Leadership Structure

Reading the recaps of yesterday’s Supreme Court hearing which dealt with the constitutionality of the leadership structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the most common word used to describe the mindset of the justices was “divided.” “Justices Divided in Challenge to CFPB Structure” read one headline that offered an …

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Compliance Digest – March 2

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Spike in FCRA Lawsuits a Cause for Concern

Down is up and up is down. After ending 2019 in the red, the number of lawsuits filed in January alleging violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, and the Fair Credit Reporting Act, along with the number complaints filed with the Consumer Financial …

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