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As we previously reported, the House Financial Services Committee has been interested in the specific methodology and metrics used by the CFPB in its disparate impact analysis under the Equal Credit Opportunity Act and...more
House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) sent a letter today to CFPB Director Richard Cordray once again pressing the CFPB for information about its March 2013 auto finance guidance and its actions...more
Full-text copy of “A Review of the Data Broker Industry: Collection, Use, and Sale of Consumer Data for Marketing Purposes,” a 36-page Congressional report on how data brokers collect, maintain, and sell information on...more
On November 19, 2013, the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services conducted a hearing titled "A General Overview of Disparate Impact Theory." Under the...more
The CFPB has responded to the October 30 letter it received from a bipartisan group of 22 U.S. Senators raising concerns about the fair lending auto finance bulletin issued by the CFPB this past March. The Senators’ letter...more
Full text copy of “Information Resellers: Consumer Privacy Framework Needs to Reflect Changes in Technology and the Marketplace,” the US Government Accountability Office’s report to the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science,...more
A friend brought to my attention a two-page comment letter from Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bill Nelson, commenting on the OCC’s proposed deposit advance guidance, the subject of a prior blog....more
Attorney Steven Getman: Legal links of interest for the week ending November 16, 2012
Friday, November 16, 2012
by Steven Getman
Attorney Steven Getman notes some of the stories about the law and lawyers in the news...more
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