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Easier-To-Understand Mortgage Disclosures Benefit Consumers and Community Associations

It is often difficult to decipher all of the information and terms on a mortgage loan disclosure. Yet with a signature, they bind us far into our futures.  918 more words

Joint Investigation

Warren Buffett and his holdings in the manufactured housing industry have been in the news lately and none of it has been positive.  While congress is trying to roll back some of the tight regulations brought forth from the Dodd-Frank act, house Democrats are calling for a joint investigation from the Department of Justice and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.  231 more words

General Information

Whistle While You Work: Protections for Internal Whistleblowers under Dodd-Frank

One of the many objectives of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was to encourage whistleblowers to report securities violations—including violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)—to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). 1,151 more words

Commentary

Gibson Dunn analyzes the CFPB's Rulemaking to Curtail Arbitration Agreements Barring Class Actions in Consumer Financial Contracts

On October 7, 2015, the United States Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced that it is “launch a rulemaking process” that is intended to impede the use of “pre-dispute arbitration agreements for consumer financial products and services.” 1,202 more words

Finance & Economics

Is Dodd-Frank Coming to Kenya?

Being a whistleblower in Kenya is a risky business. John Githongo and David Munyakei might be exhibits 1 and 1a in supporting that assertion. More recently, blogger  1,096 more words

Commentary

Dodd-Frank Is Hurting the Recovery!

The Federal Reserve Bank plays an important role in our economy by trying to keep inflation low and stable but also by trying to make recessions less severe by increasing the money supply when the unemployment rate is high. 300 more words

Jack Heidel