Tag Archives: Sen. Elizabeth Warren

Student Loan IDRs Go Under the Microscope

Student loan servicers are being called out by a number of Senate Democrats for their “mismanagement” of income-driven repayment programs while a bill has been introduced in the House of Representatives that would change the terms under which a borrower’s payments are calculated based on his or her income, not …

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Senators Open Inquiry into Chase’s Alleged Resumption of Robo-Signing Credit Card Collection Affidavits

A group of six Democrats on the Senate Banking Committee, including Chairman Sen. Sherrod Brown [D-Ohio] and Sen. Elizabeth Warren [D-Mass.] released a letter they had sent to JPMorgan Chase seeking information on the mega-bank’s credit card collection process, citing reports indicating that the company is robo-signing documents when making …

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CFPB Opens Inquiry into Buy Now Pay Later Offerings

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced yesterday that it is shining its regulatory spotlight on a growing form of credit in the financial services industry — Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) companies — and sent inquiries to five of the major providers asking for information “to illuminate the range of …

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Cordray On Short List to be Top Banking Regulator at Fed

Richard Cordray, the former Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the current Chief Operating Officer of Federal Student Aid, is being considered for the post of the Federal Reserve’s top banking regulator, according to a number of published reports. Cordray, who was Attorney General of Ohio before joining …

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Senators Call on CFPB to Investigate, Reform Credit Reporting Process

A number of leading Senate Democrats are calling on Rohit Chopra and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to “take concrete steps to reform the credit reporting industry,” including improving the accuracy of credit reports and streamlining the dispute resolution process. The Senators, including. Sen. Sherrod Brown [D-Ohio], the chairman of …

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