Somewhat overshadowed by the Supreme Court’s Seila Law decision and other CFPB-related developments was the CFPB’s announcement on Tuesday of personnel changes.

The Bureau announced that Thomas Pahl will serve as Deputy Director of the Bureau.  Since April 2018, he has served as CFPB Policy Associate Director for Research, Markets, and Regulations. … Continue Reading

Based on a Law360 article reporting on an interview with Thomas Pahl, the Acting Director of the FTC Bureau of Consumer Protection, it appears that under its new leadership, the FTC will take a less aggressive approach to enforcement than the agency had taken under the Obama Administration.  Mr. Pahl was appointed Acting Director by Maureen Ohlhausen, who President Trump named Acting Chairman of the FTC.… Continue Reading