Last Friday, November 24, effective at midnight, Richard Corday resigned as CFPB Director.  Earlier in the day, the CFPB issued a press release announcing that Mr. Cordray had named Leandra English, the CFPB’s Chief of Staff, the CFPB Deputy Director.

Yesterday, Ms. English filed a complaint in D.C. federal district court seeking a declaration that she is the CFPB’s Acting Director and Mick Mulvaney, President Trump’s appointee to serve as Acting Director, is not the Acting Director. … Continue Reading

According to widespread media reports, Director Cordray informed CFPB staff members today that he expects to resign as CFPB Director by the end of this month.  His replacement with a successor appointed by President Trump will undoubtedly have a significant impact on the agency’s priorities and initiatives.  On December 5, 2017, from 12 p.m.… Continue Reading

Lost in all the sturm and drang accompanying the President’s recess appointment of Richard Cordray as Director of the CFPB is the fact that one of Director Cordray’s first official acts was to appoint Raj Date as Deputy Director. Why is that important? Assuming that Cordray’s appointment is not invalidated by a court, he will serve until the end of this session of Congress.… Continue Reading