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Consumer protection bureau seeks legal shield from Trump administration

Fred Williams

How much will the new administration in Washington change the federal government’s fledgling Consumer Financial Protection Bureau? Republicans have long wanted to reformulate the agency and fire its director. Richard Cordray was appointed by President Obama and confirmed by the…
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Google restricts payday loan display ads

Kelly Dilworth

Google, the consumer financial protections advocate? Just weeks after the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau hinted at new regulations for payday lenders, search engine giant Google offered its own crackdown on predatory lenders. In a blog post on Google’s public policy…
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