The CFPB official who went to court last year after Trump appointed Mick Mulvaney as acting director announced on Friday she is leaving the embattled regulator. In a tweet, her attorney said the CFPB official is also dropping her legal fight to be the regulator's acting director.
July 9, 2018
A federal judge denied a request by a high-ranking CFPB official for a preliminary injunction to remove President Trump’s appointee as acting head of the agency. The decision sets the stage for a possible appeal.
January 11, 2018
Staffers with the CFPB returned from the Thanksgiving break on Monday to two acting directors, a lawsuit, dueling emails, and a bag of doughnuts.
November 27, 2017
In an employee email obtained by F&I and Showroom, CFPB Director Richard Cordray announced he will leave his post by the end of November.
November 15, 2017
House Republicans charged in a new report that the CFPB missed an opportunity to uncover Wells Fargo’s recently revealed insurance and GAP refund issues when it rushed to settle with the bank last year for opening unauthorized customer accounts. It also accused the bureau of withholding a memo backing its claims.
September 21, 2017
A day after House Republicans called for the dismissal of CFPB Director Richard Cordray, the American Financial Services Association called on Congress to reform the bureau’s practices and amend its structure.
April 7, 2017
President Donald Trump took his first step toward making good on his promise to dismantle the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, signing on Friday an executive order directing the secretary of the Treasury to review the 2010 financial oversight law.
February 3, 2017
Senate Republicans have reintroduced legislation aimed at replacing the CFPB’s single-director structure with a five-member bipartisan board. The bill was unveiled as Congressional Democrats and state regulators pledged to defend Director Richard Cordray and his agency.
February 2, 2017
On Wednesday, more than 100 members of Congress called on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to proceed with its effort to eliminate forced arbitration.
August 4, 2016
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will be holding a field hearing on May 5 in Albuquerque, N.M., to discuss arbitration. CFPB Director Richard Cordray will issue remarks at the hearing
April 21, 2016
Richard Cordray and Republican members of the House Financial Services Committee are set to square off next Wednesday. It will be the first time the director of the CFPB will appear before the committee since it issued two reports criticizing the bureau’s activities in the auto finance arena.
March 10, 2016
After nearly five years with the CFPB, Deputy Director Steve Antonakes is stepping down from his position as the bureau’s No. 2 official to spend more time with his family.
July 17, 2015
At the CFPB’s semi-annual report to Congress Wednesday, the bureau’s director praised Honda Finance for setting limitations on dealers’ ability to mark up interest rates on auto loans. But he also fielded questions about whether the bureau is overstepping its jurisdiction.
July 16, 2015
The National Automobile Dealers Association filed a Freedom of Information Act request Monday, seeking to make a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau memo about limiting dealer discretion public.
July 14, 2015
The CFPB finalized today its proposal to oversee nonbank auto finance companies. The finalized rule will take effect 60 days after publication in the Federal Register.
June 10, 2015