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Senate Committee Narrowly Confirms Trump’s Pick to Head BCFP

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Kathy Kraninger, current associate director for general government at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), was approved by the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing on Urban Affairs to lead the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (BCFP) by a narrow 13-12 vote. Thursday’s vote sends President Donald Trump’s pick to head ... Read More »

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CFPB Official Who Sued Trump Resigns, Drops Suit

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Leandra English, who former Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray’s picked to succeed him as acting director, is ending her court battle to unseat Mick Mulvaney as acting head of the bureau and her employment with the embattled regulator. On Friday, English’s attorney, Deepak Gupta, posted a statement on Twitter that English is ... Read More »

CFPB: Longer-Term Loans Not Having Desired Effect for Borrowers, Finance Sources

President Trump Orders Review of Dodd-Frank

WASHINGTON, D.C. — 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. The order directs the Treasury secretary to consult with ... Read More »

Senate Republicans Introduce CFPB-Restructuring Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) reintroduced on Jan. 11 legislation aimed at replacing the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau with a five-member bipartisan board. The bill was introduced just as Congressional Democrats and state regulators pledged to defend the bureau against attacks from the Trump administration. This is the third ... Read More »

Federal Appeals Court Rules CFPB Structure Unconstitutional

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Tuesday, a federal appeals court ruled that the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is unconstitutional. The appellant court’s main issue is the bureau’s single-director structure, which it found to possess “enormous power over American business, American consumers, and the overall U.S. economy.” The U.S. Court of Appeals for the ... Read More »

NADA’s Koblenz to Shed Light on CFPB at Agent Summit

BMO Completes Acquisition of GE’s Transportation Finance Business

CHICAGO — On Monday, BMO Financial Group completed its acquisition of General Electric (GE) Capital Corporation’s transportation finance business, more two months after the company hinted at a reduction of its U.S. indirect auto finance portfolio to fund the purchase. The newly acquired business unit, which BMO officials said represents North America’s largest financier to ... Read More »

NADA Files Second Request for Internal CFPB Documents

NADA Expands Effort to Protect Dealer-Assisted Financing