Articles About Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Author:
James I. Clark III
Posted:
02.29.2012

Consumer Watchdog to Keep Eye on Debt Collectors, Credit Reporting Agencies

Debt collectors and credit reporting agencies — businesses that impact thousands of consumers — would face federal supervision for the first time under a rule a new federal watchdog proposal, which would allow the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to examine approximately 200 firms, including large debt collectors. According to the proposal, these two segments […]

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Author:
Tom Silva
Posted:
03.07.2011

House Republicans Want to Water Down Dodd-Frank Financial Reforms

Republican congressmen searching for sizeable spending cuts are targeting Wall Street’s regulators over a plan to slash millions from the budgets of several vital agencies. They are setting their sights on the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). ┬áThe workload of both agencies is expected to increase significantly as […]

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