Tag Archives: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Supreme Court to decide fate of Obama’s recess appointments

WASHINGTON — In a case that will decide not only the fate of hundreds of National Labor Relations Board decisions and rules issued over the last 18 months but also help define the constitutional limits of presidential and congressional authority, ...

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Watchdog agency reminds mortgage lenders what it seeks under new rules

In case mortgage lenders and financial institutions needed reminding, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has issued an update on what its examiners will be looking for under new mortgage rules.

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Obama administration asks Supreme Court to reverse recess appointment ruling

WASHINGTON – Saying that the ruling unduly restricts presidential authority, the Obama administration has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down a federal appellate court decision invalidating last year’s recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board.

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FTC touts actions against abusive debt collectors

Over the past 12 months, the Federal Trade Commission has brought or resolved cases against four debt collectors that allegedly used deceptive or abusive tactics to intimidate consumers, according to a new report by the agency.

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CFPB, FTC join to target deceptive mortgage ads

WASHINGTON – Two federal agencies have joined together to beef up investigations and enforcement actions against companies who engage in fraudulent advertising under the Mortgage Acts and Practices Advertising Rule and the Federal Trade Commission Act.

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