On November 17, 2016, the CFPB will hold a field hearing on consumer access to financial records in Salt Lake City, Utah.  Director Richard Cordray is scheduled to speak at the hearing.

The field hearing would appear to be connected to remarks delivered last month by Director Cordray in conjunction with the CFPB’s release of

July 28th, the CFPB held a field hearing in Sacramento, California on debt collection that coincided with its release of an outline of the proposals it is considering in connection with its debt collection rulemaking. In his opening remarks, Director Cordray discussed the key elements of the proposals under consideration which would only cover businesses

Alan Kaplinsky, who leads Ballard Spahr’s Consumer Financial Services Group, has been asked by the CFPB to testify as an industry representative at the CFPB’s May 5 field hearing on arbitration.  We expect the hearing to coincide with the CFPB’s release of a proposed rule on the use of arbitration agreements in certain consumer

On October 7, 2015, the CFPB held a field hearing on arbitration.  At the hearing, Alan S. Kaplinsky, Practice Leader of Ballard Spahr’s Consumer Financial Services Group, at the invitation of the CFPB, presented the industry’s perspective on arbitration agreements.

The CFPB recently released a video of the field hearing.  Alan’s remarks can be found

Today, the CFPB announced at a field hearing in Denver, Colorado that it is considering proposing rules that would prohibit consumer financial services companies from using class action waivers in consumer arbitration clauses.   The CFPB has published an outline of its proposals in preparation for convening a Small Business Review Panel to gather feedback from