Items Tagged with 'director'


Civil rights groups stand behind CFPB director Cordray

Head of bureau besieged by incoming Trump administration
Richard Cordray, the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, has been under fire from the incoming Trump administration, which has declared its intention to dismantle the Dodd-Frank Act which established the bureau. Despite that, Cordray is planning to finish his term as director, and is now getting support from several civil rights groups.
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[Video] 5 years later, would CFPB Director Cordray do regulation any differently?

And where will he go from here?
July 21, 2016 marks the fifth anniversary of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Looking back, CFPB Director Richard Cordray answered in a recent interview if he would do anything different now that he sees some of the consequences of regulation. And as far as looking ahead, could America soon be seeing him as the future vice president of America?
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FHFA director delays impending g-fee hike

Wants time to evaluate changes
The Federal Housing Finance Agency delayed plans to raise the base guarantee fee by 10 basis points on all mortgages securitized by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, giving newly appointed FHFA Director Mel Watt more time to evaluate the changes.
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Mel Watt's FHFA confirmation receives support

Will Senate hear the calls to dethrone the current FHFA head?
Currently, Rep. Mel Watt’s, D-N.C., nomination doesn’t have the necessary votes, but the situation remains incredibly fluid. Still, that hasn't stopped policymakers and advocacy groups from dropping breadcrumbs on the confirmation trail.
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