Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

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North Korea claims it successfully tested an intercontinental ballistic missile, able to strike anywhere in the United States. Congress works to extend government funding before a December 8 deadline to avoid a shutdown as Republicans push their tax plan to passage. A fight over the new director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau goes to the courts. 

It was becoming something like a Samuel Beckett play: Waiting for Cordray.

Nearly a year of waiting for Richard Cordray, the former state treasurer and Ohio attorney general, to make up his mind to leave as the first and only director the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), ended Wednesday when Cordray sent a letter to his staff saying he would leave office by the end of the month.

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Richard Cordray says he will step down from his post as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, signaling a possible run for Ohio Governor. Hamilton County Commission rejects FC Cincinnati's stadium plan just weeks before Major League Soccer owners decide which new teams to allow into the league. And a recount shows activist investor Nelson Peltz won his proxy fight with Procter and Gamble.

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  The Dodd-Frank Act established the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in 2010, with the mission to protect consumers by carrying out federal consumer financial laws, and to ensure that consumers get the information they need to make the financial decisions they believe are best for themselves and their families.   Michael Hurley and Sarah C.

What is the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau?

Apr 19, 2013

The two-year old Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is still a bit of a mystery to most people – what does it do, what laws does it enforce, how do consumers access it? David Pepper and Michael Hurley from the Cincinnati office of the law firm