Tag Archives: Sen. Sherrod Brown

Bill Introduced in Senate to Ban Arbitration Clauses

A bill has been introduced in the Senate by Sen. Sherrod Brown [D-Ohio], the chairman of the Senate Banking Committee, that would ban forced arbitration clauses in the financial services industry. A copy of the bill, S. 3755, called the Arbitration Fairness for Consumers Act, can be accessed by clicking …

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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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Chopra To Testify Before House, Senate Committees This Week

He hasn’t had time to find out where the office supplies are kept, but Rohit Chopra will go before the House Financial Services Committee tomorrow and the Senate Banking Committee on Thursday to deliver the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s annual six-month update. This will mark the first time that the …

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