Last week, we reported that Leonard Chanin was leaving his position as Assistant Director for Regulations at the CFPB to return to private practice. His departure has now been officially announced by Director Cordray, together with a series of staffing changes.  Among those changes is that Kelly Thompson Cochran, who has been serving as the CFPB’s Deputy Assistant Director for Regulations, will assume Leonard’s responsibilities and serve as the Acting Assistant Director for Regulations. … Continue Reading

Leonard Chanin, Assistant Director of the CFPB’s Office of Regulations, is leaving the CFPB to return to private practice.  

Leonard’s departure comes at a critical time because of the myriad of regulations the CFPB must finalize by January 21 of next year. Before joining the CFPB, Mr. Chanin worked in the Fed’s Division of Consumer and Community Affairs, where he served as the Division’s Deputy Director, and he was among the more senior of the Division’s attorneys who moved to the CFPB.  … Continue Reading