Category Archives: CFPB

Three Countries America Can Learn From When it Comes to Protecting Consumers

By | September 25, 2018

Courtesy of Elena Botella Consumer protection doesn’t appear to be very high on the Trump administration’s list of priorities. In fact, since President Trump tapped Mick Mulvaney to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in November, a number of regulations and initiatives introduced during the Obama years have been rolled back. This includes relaxing restrictions… Read More »

How Wells Fargo Illustrates the Failure of the CFPB Class Action Waiver Rule

By | November 23, 2016

Courtesy of Barret Jackson Nye and Lee Reiners The scandal at Wells Fargo has placed big banks’ use of forced arbitration clauses under the microscope. When then Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf testified in front of the Senate Banking Committee shortly after the scandal broke, he was asked by Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) whether his… Read More »