Alan S. Kaplinsky

Alan S. Kaplinsky

Ballard Spahr LLP

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Senate appears poised to confirm Richard Cordray as Director of the CFPB

I heard from many media sources that a “deal” has been struck in the Senate which will result in Richard Cordray being confirmed by the Senate as Director of the CFPB for a 5-year term....more

7/16/2013 - CFPB Filibuster Harry Reid Political Appointments Recess Appointments Richard Cordray

Senate votes in favor of cloture for confirmation of Richard Cordray as Director of the CFPB

The Senate voted 71-29 in favor of cloture. That means that the Republicans will not use the threat of the filibuster to block a confirmation vote in the Senate of Richard Cordray’s nomination by President Obama to be...more

7/16/2013 - Barack Obama CFPB Filibuster Nominations Political Appointments Recess Appointments Richard Cordray

No takers for CFPB Deputy Director

It is not surprising to me that Director (yes, he is still the Director until a court rules otherwise) Cordray has had difficulty finding a Deputy Director to fill Raj Date’s position....more

2/4/2013 - Canning v NLRB CFPB Political Appointments Pro Forma Sessions Recess Appointments Richard Cordray

D.C. Circuit NLRB Decision Casts Doubt on Validity of Cordray Appointment

The validity of President Obama’s January 2012 recess appointment of Richard Cordray as Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is now under a dark cloud as a result of the decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals...more

1/29/2013 - Barack Obama Canning v NLRB CFPB NLRB Political Appointments Pro Forma Sessions Recess Appointments Richard Cordray

Keeping a stiff upper lip is no answer here!

While the CFPB has not yet issued a formal written statement about the impact of the D.C. Circuit’s recent opinion in Canning v. NLRB on the Bureau, the Wall Street Journal reported in its weekend edition that a CFPB...more

1/29/2013 - Barack Obama Canning v NLRB CFPB NLRB Political Appointments Pro Forma Sessions Recess Appointments Richard Cordray

D.C. Court of Appeals may soon invalidate President Obama’s NLRB recess appointments: implications for CFPB

Earlier today, we reported on the panel discussion of the lawsuit filed by State National Bank of Big Spring that took place at the ABA Committee on Consumer Financial Services in Naples, Florida during a session entitled...more

1/10/2013 - Barack Obama Canning v NLRB CFPB NLRB Political Appointments Pro Forma Sessions Recess Appointments Richard Cordray

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