On April 4, 2014, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued an Interim Final Rule establishing procedures concerning the manner in which the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will address employee whistleblower...more
The CFPB has issued an order denying the petition filed by CheckSmart Financial Company in September 2013 to modify or set aside a civil investigative demand (CID) it received from the CFPB.
On November 13, the CFPB filed an amicus brief in a Second Circuit case stemming from efforts of the New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) to crack down on lenders offering allegedly illegal payday loans. Certain...more
When it comes to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s ("CFPB" or the "Bureau") compliance expectations, it is important to separate myth from fact. These days, the CFPB is moving full-steam ahead on examining non-banks...more
On August 6, three banking industry trade groups submitted a joint comment letter pursuant to a proposal by the CFPB to conduct a survey of credit card holders in connection with its ongoing study of arbitration agreements. ...more
Predictably, political posturing in reaction to the D.C. Circuit’s Canning decision has already begun. According to media reports, South Dakota Senator Tim Johnson, a Democrat who heads the Senate Banking Committee, is...more
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