Items Tagged with 'Competive Enterprise Institute'


  • Trump officially kills CFPB arbitration rule

    Despite last-minute plea from CFPB Cordray to save the rule
    The battle over the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s highly contested arbitration rule is finally over. President Donald Trump signed a resolution on Wednesday to officially revoke the rule. The arbitration rule is dead.
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  • Bank fights for stake in PHH case to battle CFPB authority

    "We are cautiously optimistic"
    State National Bank of Big Spring, Texas won’t back down easily. The bank continues to try and weigh in on the landmark case between PHH and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Despite motions from other parties being denied, Competitive Enterprise Institute General Counsel Sam Kazman said they are “cautiously optimistic” that their recent motion to intervene will be approved.
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  • Small Texas bank winning big fight against CFPB

    Court of Appeals upholds bank’s challenge to regulator
    A small Texas bank was handed a large victory this week, when a federal court ruled that the bank is allowed to challenge the constitutionality and authority of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Here are all the details.
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  • Call to end Treasury secrecy on Fannie and Freddie gets louder

    Treasury continues to fight discovery, open records in lawsuits
    A coalition of 17 conservative and free-market public policy groups sent a letter to the ranking members of the House Finance Services Oversight and Investigative Subcommittee urging them to demand more transparency and accountability regarding the “Third Amendment Sweep” of the six-year GSE conservatorship agreement from the U.S. Treasury.
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  • Judge tosses out Dodd-Frank challenge

    A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit that challenged pieces of the Dodd-Frank financial overhaul, since the plaintiff did not show the law had an impact on them.
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