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In the Dead of Night, Republicans Vote to Give Lawsuit Immunity to Banks
Business  (tags: banks, CFPB, Equifax, finance industry, forced arbitration, Senate )

Judy
- 28 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Tuesday night, as many Americans were preparing to go to bed, an evenly divided Senate voted to give broad lawsuit immunity to credit card companies, auto lenders, credit reporting companies like Equifax, and many other financial firms.
Don't Take Away Our Right to a Day in Court
Business  (tags: banks, greed, law, courts, cases, CFPB, petitions )

Freya
- 30 days ago - p2a.co
Republicans in the House and Senate introduced bills to repeal the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's rule to ban forced arbitration clauses, which allow Wall Street banks and predatory financial institutions to block class action lawsuits.
Consumer Watchdog Proposes New Rules On Payday Lenders
Business  (tags: CFPB, payday lenders )

Judy
- 46 days ago - npr.org
Many payday lenders could go out of business if rules made final this week by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau go into effect. But the changes face stiff headwinds from Republicans in Congress.
Serving Wall Street Predators, GOP Launches Swift Attack on New Rule Protecting Consumers
Business  (tags: Economy, U.S., Wall Street, CFPB, Elizabeth Warren, Corporate Power, Public Citizen )

Judy
- 133 days ago - commondreams.org
The rule from the CFPB blocks 'a fine-print trick that banks and predatory lenders use to evade accountability and conceal illegal behavior'
Donald Trump's War on Dodd-Frank, the Act That Prevents Another Global Financial Crisis
Business  (tags: Donald Trump, global financial disaster, Dodd-Frank, Wall Street, CFPB, fiduciary rule, J.P. Morgan Chase, Jamie Dimon, Elizabeth Warren )

Judy
- 284 days ago - stuff.co.nz
Donald Trump pledged to watch out for downtrodden, hardscrabble America, for the little guys who got screwed as fat cats made off like bandits - remember?
Warren and Wasserman Schultz Clash Over Payday Lenders
Business  (tags: Wasserman Schultz, Florida law, Nick Bourke, Elizabeth Warren, Pew Charitable Trusts, CFPB, payday loans )

Dandelion
- 592 days ago - msnbc.com
Wasserman Schultz says the Florida law should serve as a model for the CFPB. Consumer groups say the Florida model has failed. Nick Bourke of the Pew Charitable Trusts said the CFPB should instead follow the approach of Colorado.
Right-Wing Think Tank Shills for Payday Lenders on New York Fed Website
Business  (tags: New York Federal Reserve Board, American Enterprise Institute, Payday Lending, payday lending debate, predators, CFPB )

Judy
- 763 days ago - theintercept.com
The NY Fed turned over its normally staid official blog this week to a highly contentious argument in defense of high-cost payday lenders, who are partially funded by the same big firms the Fed is supposed to be regulating.
Student Loan Collector That Harassed And Lied To Borrowers Ordered To Pay $18.5 Million
Business  (tags: Congress, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, CFPB, Financial Industry, Financial Regulation, Senate )

Judy
- 853 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Discover Bank will have to pay out $18.5 million after the CFPB found that it had deceived student loan borrowers and violated their rights, the agency announced Wednesday.
Hands Off the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ACTION US
Business  (tags: CFPB, Elizabeth Warren, banking, lending, usa, ethics, business, consumers, finance )

Nancy
- 931 days ago - action.civilrights.org
The special interests have made a special target of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau âEUR" the agency conceived by Senator Elizabeth Warren to bring basic standards of fairness and transparency to the banking and lending world.
Tell Your Senators to Vote NO on Any Bill That Attempts to Undermine the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Business  (tags: banks, regulations, petitions, CFPB, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau )

Freya
- 1006 days ago - action.citizen.org
The CFPB has recovered millions for military families that were overcharged during the housing crisis. It has shed light on the unethical practices of private debt collectors. And it is even poised to address forced arbitration clauses.
The Wild and Cruel Gap Between Debtors and Creditors - Ralph Nader
Business  (tags: inequality, corporate vs. individual debtors, Fed's low interest rates, individuals' astronomical interest, outrageous fees, compulsory arbitration, student loans, CFPB, Elizabeth Warren )

Judy
- 1439 days ago - nader.org
We hear almost daily about inequality of wealth, income and wages...but not much attention is given and not many marches and other protests are addressing the huge inequalities between creditors and debtors.
6 Unbelievable Ways the Big Banks Are Scamming You
Business  (tags: corporate, ethics, finance, foreclosures, consumers, lies, consumer protection, fees, CFPB )

Lynn
- 1615 days ago - alternet.org
It is going on five years since the financial crash and three years since President Obama signed the meager Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, and the big banks are still scamming and conning and ripping off their customers.
   

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