Eve Levin  //  10/31/17  //  Topic Update


The Trump Administration intends to roll back regulations on commercial drones (WaPo).

The FTC entered a proposed consent order with a company accused of engaging in deceptive practices to promote post-secondary schools to veterans and servicemembers (Consumer Finance Monitor).

The Department of Agriculture plans to repeal an Obama-era regulation that allowed independent livestock farmers to sue large producers over deceptive practices (The Hill).


Updates | The Week of January 22, 2018

1/28/18  //  Daily Update

In a memo to CFPB staff, acting director Mick Mulvaney expressed plans to move away from his predecessor's "good guys" fighting "bad guys," approach to one in which the agency conducts enforcement with "humility and prudence." The Bloomberg Editorial Board argued that the CFPB's plan to reconsider payday lending rules is misguided.

Updates | The Week of January 15, 2018

1/14/18  //  Daily Update

The CFPB released its sixth annual report to Congress on college credit card agreements, which departs from past reports in taking schools to task for failing to meet their obligation under the CARD Act to publicly disclose their college credit card marketing agreements.

Zachary Piaker

Columbia Law School

Update | The Week of November 27, 2017

12/4/17  //  Daily Update

A legal battle over who is the rightful acting director of the CFPB prompted widespread debate.

Jeffrey Stein

Columbia Law School