The CFPB has issued a final rule that adopts as final, the interim final rules issued  by the CFPB in December 2011 in connection with the Dodd-Frank Act’s general transfer of rulemaking authority to the CFPB for the consumer financial protection laws implemented by such rules.

The Dodd-Frank Act, as of July 21, 2011, transferred to the CFPB the rulemaking authority of the Fed and various other federal agencies under 14 federal consumer financial protection laws (except with respect to certain sections of such laws). … Continue Reading