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New Rule Proposed by the CFPB

Since President Obama used a recess “appointment” to name former Ohio attorney general Richard Cordray as the first director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in January, the new director and the bureau have hit the ground running. In February, the CFPB released a proposed rule that defined third-party debt collectors with more than $10 million in annual receipts and consumer reporting agencies with more than $7 million in receipts as “larger market participants.” This is the first of many proposed rules that will define the larger market participants that will be susceptible to the bureau’s nonbank supervision program.[ READ MORE ]