Consumer Advisory Board

The CFPB has published a notice in the Federal Register indicating that it will hold a meeting of its Consumer Advisory Board on June 9, 2016 in Little Rock, Arkansas.  The topics to be discussed at the meeting are “an auto lending education initiative, trends and themes, and payday lending.”  Since the CFPB is expected to issue its proposed payday lending/auto title loan rule in conjunction  with its field hearing on small dollar lending on June 2, 2016, the discussion of payday lending at the meeting will presumably include a discussion of the proposed rule.… Continue Reading

The CFPB will hold a meeting of its Consumer Advisory Board in Washington, D.C. on February 25, 2016.  According to the meeting agenda, there will be morning session on the CFPB’s strategic outlook, with the speaker to be Chris D’Angelo, Chief of Staff, Office of the Director.

The topic for the afternoon session is measuring financial well-being, with the speakers to be Janneke Ratcliffe, Assistant Director, Financial Education, and Genevieve Melford, Senior Financial Education Research Analyst, Financial Education. … Continue Reading

The CFPB has published notices in the Federal Register announcing that it is seeking applications from persons interested in becoming members of its Academic Research Council (ARC), Consumer Advisory Board (Board), Community Bank Advisory Council (CBAC), or Credit Union Advisory Council (CUAC). Appointments to the ARC and Board are typically for three years and appointments to the CBAC and CUAC are typically for two years.… Continue Reading

The CFPB has announced that its Consumer Advisory Board will meet on October 22, 2015 in Washington, D.C.  The meeting, at which Director Cordray is scheduled to give opening remarks, will include a discussion of arbitration, trends and themes in the marketplace, and reaching limited English speaking consumers.

According to the meeting agenda, the arbitration discussion will be led by Will Wade-Gery, CFPB Assistant Director, Card & Payments Markets, and Eric Goldberg, CFPB Senior Counsel, Regulations. … Continue Reading

The CFPB has announced that a summer meeting of its Consumer Advisory Board is scheduled for June 18, 2015 in Omaha, Nebraska.  Director Cordray is slated to attend the meeting.

The meeting will focus on trends and themes in consumer financial markets and recent proposals related to payday loans, auto title loans, and other longer term credit products. … Continue Reading

The next meeting of the CFPB’s Consumer Advisory Board will take place on February 19 in Washington, DC. The focus of the meeting will be to “discuss trends and themes related to consumer and financial well-being and medical debt.” The meeting is open to the public and will be recorded. The CFPB on December 11 of last year held a field hearing about medical debt collection.… Continue Reading

The CFPB has published a notice in the Federal Register announcing that it is seeking applications from persons interested in becoming members of its Consumer Advisory Board, Community Bank Advisory Council, or Credit Union Advisory Council.  Appointments to the Board are typically for three years and appointments to the Councils are typically for two years.… Continue Reading

The CFPB has announced that its Consumer Advisory Board will hold a public meeting on September 11 in Washington, D.C.  

The meeting will focus on trends and themes related to technology and access to financial services.  According to the agenda, in addition to a general discussion of such trends and themes, there will be a separate discussion of technology and access to financial services and a separate discussion of technology and consumer engagement. … Continue Reading

As we previously reported, the CFPB announced that it would be opening its advisory group meetings to the public. The CFPB will be holding its first Consumer Advisory Board meeting that is open to the public on June 18, in Reno, Nevada. The meeting’s agenda includes comments by Deputy Director Steve Antonakes, and will feature discussions on the Title XIV mortgage rules.… Continue Reading

The CFPB has announced that it is ending its closed-door meeting policy for its four advisory groups and will open the meetings to the public.  Those groups consist of the Community Bank Advisory Council, the Credit Union Advisory Council, the Academic Research Council, and the Consumer Advisory Board. 

The CFPB has stated that the change is intended “to provide more transparency and to be responsive to the requests [for more openness] we’ve received.” … Continue Reading