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  • FSOC Veto: The Financial Stability Oversight Council FSOC may, at the request of a member agency, review regulations issued by the CFPB and, in some cases, even reject the consumer bureau's regulations - this FSOC authority applies only to the CFPB's regulations and not those of any other banking regulator.

    Stephanie Cutter: Fact Check: The Real Reasons Republicans in Congress Are Blocking Richard Cordray at CFPB

  • The financial industry, which largely opposed the creation of the bureau, has been watching closely as Ms. Warren staffs the agency and makes key decisions about the bureau's priorities.

    Harvard Economist to Join Consumer Bureau

  • "The standards are higher than they used to be,and further support our goal of ensuring that deep-water exploration is done more safely and with greater protections for the environment than ever before" he said in the bureau's press release.

    U.S. Approves Shell Plan to Drill in Gulf of Mexico

  • Elizabeth Vale, a Morgan Stanley managing director and longtime community banker, is the bureau's assistant director for community banks and credit unions.

    Harvard Economist to Join Consumer Bureau

  • The bureau's goal is to use a revamped state false-claims law, one Mr. Schneiderman helped pass while in the New York Senate, to investigate fraudulent claims for government money.

    New York's Top Cop Jumps Into Fray

  • In the hundreds of pages creating the CFPB, there must be at least a dozen references to the bureau's responsibility to coordinate and oversee lending practices at the federal, state and local level.

    Elizabeth Warren Is Not 'Making This Up'

  • The bureau's director can also set the agency's budget annually, with a ceiling of several hundred million dollars.

    Holding Mrs. Warren Accountable

  • Rep. Patrick McHenry R., N.C., chairman of the House oversight subcommittee that held the hearing, started it off by accusing Ms. Warren of downplaying the bureau's role in addressing allegations of improper mortgage servicing practices.

    House GOP, Warren Spar Over Consumer Bureau

  • As George Mason University law professor Todd Zywicki explained at the same hearing yesterday, the consumer bureau's structure "may be unprecedented in American history."

    Holding Mrs. Warren Accountable

  • The bureau's mandate is to regulate consumer-financial products, while the impact on bank health is someone else's problem.

    Holding Mrs. Warren Accountable


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