The CFPB has filed a declaration with the Ninth Circuit in which Director Kraninger stated that she has ratified the Bureau’s decisions to issue a civil investigative demand to Seila Law, deny Seila Law’s request to modify or set aside the CID, and file a petition in federal district court to enforce the CID.


By a five to four vote, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled this morning in Seila Law that the CFPB’s single-director-removable-for-cause leadership structure violates the separation of powers in the U.S. Constitution.  Seven of the justices agreed that the provision in Title X of the Dodd-Frank Act that gives the Director for-cause removal protection can be

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument yesterday morning in Seila Law.  The two questions before the Court are whether the provision in Title X of the Dodd-Frank Act that only allows the President to remove the CFPB Director for “inefficiency, neglect of duty, or malfeasance in office” violates separation of powers in the

The first round of amicus briefs has been filed with the U.S. Supreme Court in Seila Law.  All of the amici that take a position on the Bureau’s constitutionality agree with the position taken by both Seila Law and the CFPB that the Bureau’s structure is unconstitutional.  However, three of the amici take no