Items Tagged with 'director'


  • It’s official: Trump nominates Mark Calabria to lead FHFA

    To serve a term of 5 years
    Late Tuesday night, President Donald Trump announced his choice to lead the Federal Housing Finance Agency – Mark Calabria. Calabria’s nomination must still be approved by the Senate, but with his extensive background in housing, and a Republican majority in the Senate, that isn’t expected to be a problem.
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  • CFPB descends into chaos as two acting directors struggle for power

    Aggressive emails, donuts and restraining orders
    As the power struggle over the CFPB kicks off, two acting directors seek to assert their dominance. After showing up for work Monday, the two directors sent passive aggressive, and even aggressive emails, brought in bribes and even took out restraining orders. Here’s the latest on this developing story.
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  • 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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