In a blog post published on January 28, 2021 sharing a statement sent to CFPB staff, Acting Director David Uejio announced several new priorities for the CFPB’s Supervision, Enforcement and Fair Lending Division under the Biden Administration. In addition to prioritizing COVID-19 relief and racial equity, the CFPB will take new aim at Military Lending Act (MLA) compliance.… Continue Reading
Mr. Uejio currently serves as the Bureau’s Chief Strategy Officer. He has worked at the Bureau since 2012, previously having served as Acting Deputy Chief of Staff and Lead for Talent Acquisition. … Continue Reading
On September 5, 2018 a group of 14 state Attorneys General and the AG for the District of Columbia sent a comment letter to CFPB Acting Director Mick Mulvaney, urging him to refrain from “reexamining the requirements” of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (“ECOA”). The AGs seek to preserve the interpretation that the ECOA provides for disparate impact liability.… Continue Reading
Leandra English, who was appointed CFPB Deputy Director by former Director Cordray before his November 2017 resignation, announced today that she will resign as Deputy Director early next week. Ms. English indicated that her resignation was prompted by President Trump’s recent nomination of Kathy Kraninger to serve as CFPB Director.
Ms.… Continue Reading
On April 12, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit held oral argument on the appeal brought by Leandra English, CFPB Deputy Director, of the district court’s denial of her application for preliminary injunction. If granted as requested by Ms. English, the injunction would install Ms.… Continue Reading
Yesterday, Mick Mulvaney made his first appearance as CFPB Acting Director before the House Financial Services Committee to present the Bureau’s Semi-Annual Report to Congress for the period beginning April 1, 2017, and ending September 30, 2017, a period of time when Richard Cordray was still the Director.
In his message preceding the Semi-Annual Report, Acting Director Mulvaney noted the disagreements many members of Congress have with his actions as Acting Director, just as many members of Congress disagreed with Director Cordray’s actions. … Continue Reading
Earlier today, Leandra English filed a notice of appeal with the D.C. District Court. She is appealing the Court’s denial of her preliminary injunction motion through which she sought to block Mick Mulvaney from serving as the CFPB’s Acting Director. The notice of appeal indicates that she is seeking expedited review by the D.C.… Continue Reading