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CFPB Consumer Advisory Board to meet March 2

Posted in CFPB General

The CFPB has published a notice in the Federal Register announcing that a meeting of its Consumer Advisory Board will be held on March 2, 2017.  The notice indicates that the Board will discuss the consumer credit information marketplace, CFPB enforcement actions, trends and themes in consumer financial markets, and enhancements to the CFPB Consumer… More >

CFPB seeking new members for advisory groups

Posted in CFPB General

The CFPB has published a notice in the Federal Register announcing that it is seeking applications from persons interested in becoming members of its Consumer Advisory Board (Board), Community Bank Advisory Council (CBAC), or Credit Union Advisory Council (CUAC).  Appointments to the Board are typically for three years and appointments to the CBAC and CUAC… More >

CFPB Consumer Advisory Board to meet on Oct. 27

Posted in CFPB General

The CFPB has published a notice in the Federal Register announcing that a meeting of its Consumer Advisory Board (CAB) will be held on October 27, 2016. The notice indicates that the CAB will discuss “student loan servicing issues and trends and themes in debt collection.”  Presumably, the student loan servicing issues will include servicers’… More >

CFPB announces new appointments to advisory groups

Posted in CFPB General

The CFPB has announced the appointment of new members to its Consumer Advisory Board, Community Bank Advisory Council, Credit Union Advisory Council, and Academic Research Council.  In January 2016, the CFPB published a notice in the Federal Register soliciting applications from individuals interested in becoming members. According to the CFPB, the new members “include experts… More >

CFPB Consumer Advisory Board to meet on June 9

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The CFPB has published a notice in the Federal Register indicating that it will hold a meeting of its Consumer Advisory Board on June 9, 2016 in Little Rock, Arkansas.  The topics to be discussed at the meeting are “an auto lending education initiative, trends and themes, and payday lending.”  Since the CFPB is expected… More >

CFPB Consumer Advisory Board to meet on Feb. 25

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The CFPB will hold a meeting of its Consumer Advisory Board in Washington, D.C. on February 25, 2016.  According to the meeting agenda, there will be morning session on the CFPB’s strategic outlook, with the speaker to be Chris D’Angelo, Chief of Staff, Office of the Director. The topic for the afternoon session is measuring… More >

CFPB seeking new members for advisory groups

Posted in CFPB General

The CFPB has published notices in the Federal Register announcing that it is seeking applications from persons interested in becoming members of its Academic Research Council (ARC), Consumer Advisory Board (Board), Community Bank Advisory Council (CBAC), or Credit Union Advisory Council (CUAC). Appointments to the ARC and Board are typically for three years and appointments… More >

CFPB Consumer Advisory Board to discuss arbitration at October 22 meeting

Posted in Arbitration

The CFPB has announced that its Consumer Advisory Board will meet on October 22, 2015 in Washington, D.C.  The meeting, at which Director Cordray is scheduled to give opening remarks, will include a discussion of arbitration, trends and themes in the marketplace, and reaching limited English speaking consumers. According to the meeting agenda, the arbitration… More >

CFPB seeking new members for advisory groups

Posted in CFPB General

The CFPB has published a notice in the Federal Register announcing that it is seeking applications from persons interested in becoming members of its Consumer Advisory Board, Community Bank Advisory Council, or Credit Union Advisory Council.  Appointments to the Board are typically for three years and appointments to the Councils are typically for two years. Membership… More >

CFPB Consumer Advisory Board to meet on Sept. 11

Posted in Technology

The CFPB has announced that its Consumer Advisory Board will hold a public meeting on September 11 in Washington, D.C.   The meeting will focus on trends and themes related to technology and access to financial services.  According to the agenda, in addition to a general discussion of such trends and themes, there will be a… More >

CFPB to hold first open Consumer Advisory Board Meeting

Posted in CFPB General

As we previously reported, the CFPB announced that it would be opening its advisory group meetings to the public. The CFPB will be holding its first Consumer Advisory Board meeting that is open to the public on June 18, in Reno, Nevada. The meeting’s agenda includes comments by Deputy Director Steve Antonakes, and will feature… More >

CFPB opening advisory group meetings to public; Consumer Advisory Board to meet on June 18

Posted in CFPB General

The CFPB has announced that it is ending its closed-door meeting policy for its four advisory groups and will open the meetings to the public.  Those groups consist of the Community Bank Advisory Council, the Credit Union Advisory Council, the Academic Research Council, and the Consumer Advisory Board.  The CFPB has stated that the change… More >

Looking for a video of a CFPB event: check YouTube

Posted in CFPB General

In trying to find a video of the meeting last month of the CFPB’s Consumer Advisory Board, we recently discovered that the CFPB’s website contains a YouTube link where the CFPB posts videos of field hearings and other events.  Videos of CFPB officials speaking about various issues can also be found at the link. Curiously, although… More >

CFPB seeking new members for Consumer Advisory Board and Credit Union/Community Bank Advisory Councils

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The CFPB  is seeking new members for its Consumer Advisory Board (CAB), Credit Union Advisory Council (CUAC), and Community Bank Advisory Council (CBAC).  In a notice published in today’s Federal Register, the CFPB asks interested persons to submit applications by February 28, 2014.   Pursuant to Dodd-Frank, CAB membership is open to anyone with the requisite… More >

CFPB Consumer Advisory Board to hold September 18 meeting in Jackson, Mississippi

Posted in Fair Lending

The CFPB has announced that its Consumer Advisory Board (CAB) will hold a meeting in Jackson, Mississippi on September 18, 2013.  The CFPB’s flyer for the event states that “CAB members will engage with invited community and industry panelists and facilitate a conversation about innovative strategies to improve consumer access to credit, information and financial… More >

CFPB’s Consumer Advisory Board hears from payday loan consumers and other supporters

Posted in Payday Lending

We have been critical of the failure of the CFPB’s white paper on payday and deposit advance loans to address the very real benefits of payday loans or the question whether (and when) such benefits outweigh the costs.  Similar criticism was also voiced by the Community Financial Services Association of America (CFSA), a national trade… More >

Trade group charges CFPB’s closing of Consumer Advisory Board meeting to public violates federal law

Posted in CFPB General, Payday Lending

A letter sent today to the CFPB by an attorney for the Community Financial Services Association of America (CFSA), a national trade organization for payday lenders, asserts that the CFPB violated the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) by excluding the public from portions of today’s meeting of the CFPB’s Consumer Advisory Board (CAB). According to the… More >

CFPB holds meetings with Consumer Advisory Board and Community Bank and Credit Union Advisory Councils

Posted in CFPB General

The CFPB recently reported that on September 27 in St. Louis, it met with its Consumer Advisory Board, and on October 10 and October 11 at its D.C. headquarters, it met with, respectively, its Community Bank Advisory Council and its Credit Union Advisory Council. (See our September 14 blog post for information on who the CFPB… More >

CFPB to hold public meeting of Consumer Advisory Board

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The CFPB has announced that its new Consumer Advisory Board will hold its inaugural meeting on Thursday, September 27 in St. Louis, Missouri. Director Cordray will be speaking at the meeting, which is open to the public.  At the same time it announced the names of its appointees to the Consumer Advisory Board, the CFPB… More >

CFPB announces appointments to its Consumer Advisory Board and advisory councils for community banks, credit unions, and academic research

Posted in CFPB General

The CFPB on September 12 announced the appointment of 25 people to its Consumer Advisory Board, 14 people to its Community Bank Advisory Council, 15 people to its Credit Union Advisory Council and, most significantly, six professors to its Academic Research Council. While there is nothing very noteworthy in and of itself about the CFPB’s… More >