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

Posted in CFPB General

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 “State National Bank of Big Spring, et al. v. Geithner, et al. – Is the CFPB Constitutional?”  Even more interesting… More >

Seventh Circuit dismisses NLRB recess appointment challenge

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Because of their potential implications for the validity of CFPB Director Cordray’s appointment, we have been following several pending cases challenging the National Labor Relations Board’s authority to take various actions based on the alleged invalidity of President Obama’s recess appointment of three individuals to the NLRB. On December 26, the Seventh Circuit issued an… More >

Oral argument held in case challenging NLRB recess appointments

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Yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit heard oral arguments in Noel Canning v. National Labor Relations Board.  The outcome in the case could have implications for the validity of CFPB Director Cordray’s appointment because it challenges the National Labor Relations Board’s authority to take various actions based on the alleged invalidity of… More >

Challenge to NLRB recess appointments could decide legality of Cordray appointment

Posted in CFPB General, CFPB People

 Although there has been much discussion during the past week as to the legality of President Obama’s appointment of Richard Cordray as the first Director of the CFPB, there has been little discussion of the President’s appointment at the same time of three individuals to fill vacancies on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). Yet… More >