Former Ohio AG selected as first head of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, pending Senate confirmation.
Former Ohio attorney general already had been chosen to run new bureau's enforcement programs.
When the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau begins operations on July 21 it will be a headless wonder, albeit one with lots of clout. At press time, President Obama hadn’t named a permanent director for the CFPB. However, that won’t prevent the bureau from issuing regulations and examining certain large...
House Republicans used a July 14 hearing to accuse those setting up the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau of not disclosing enough information and for not spelling out what financial products it plans to target for increased scrutiny.
An in-depth look at the debut of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is featured in the July 20 edition of Credit Union Times.
Testy exchanges focus on potential compliance costs and financial products targeted for increased scrutiny.
The new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Tuesday provided more details of how it plans to examine credit unions and banks.
Inclusion under new bureau followed credit union, bank industry push.
WASHINGTON — His predecessor had to lay people off and fight congressional efforts to dramatically increase the regulatory burden on credit unions.
With the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau launch about a month away, credit union executives are expecting to spend more money and time complying with myriad of new regulations.