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Democratic state AGs seek to intervene in PHH appeal

Posted in CFPB Enforcement, State Enforcement

The Democratic Attorneys General of 16 states and the District of Columbia have filed a motion with the D.C. Circuit seeking to intervene in the PHH appeal.  The states are Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington. According to the AGs,… More >

State AGs seek to intervene in CFPB enforcement action to modify settlement terms

Posted in CFPB Enforcement, State Enforcement

The Attorneys General for the states of Connecticut, Indiana, Kansas, and Vermont recently took the unusual step of filing a joint motion to intervene to modify the settlement terms of a CFPB enforcement action. The motion was filed in the CFPB’s action filed in a New York federal district court in December 2014 against Sprint… More >

CFPB post-election changes could increase state enforcement activity; Ballard Spahr to hold Dec. 15 webinar

Posted in State Enforcement

Since last Tuesday’s election, there has been much discussion of how expected changes under a Trump Administration are likely to reduce the CFPB’s impact, particularly in the enforcement arena.  Little attention, however, has been paid to the election’s implications for the role of state attorneys general and state financial services regulators in enforcing federal and… More >