On January 31, the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law will hold a program, “Consumer Protection in the Trump Administration,” at which CFPB Director Kathy Kraninger will deliver remarks.  The program, which is part of the University’s 2020 Law and Biomedicine Colloquium, is free and open to the public.

Director Kraninger will be responding to questions from Professor Chris Peterson of S.J. Quinney College of Law and from members of the audience.  Professor Peterson served as Special Counsel for Enforcement Policy and Strategy in the CFPB’s Office of Enforcement from 2012 to 2014 and since 2018, has served as Financial Services Director and Senior Fellow of the Consumer Federation of America.  He has authored several Consumer Federation of America reports critical of the Bureau’s policies under the Trump Administration.  Those reports include Dormant: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Law Enforcement Program in Decline (March 12, 2019) and Missing in Action? Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Supervision and the Military Lending Act (November 1, 2018).