The Committee on Financial Services will hold a hearing entitled “A $1.5 Trillion Crisis: Protecting Student Borrowers and Holding Student Loan Servicers Accountable.” The hearing, scheduled to take place on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in the Rayburn House Office Building, will also be live-streamed.

Building on the Committee’s oversight of consumer financial

The saga of ITT Educational Services, Inc. appears to be drawing closer to an end, with ITT’s bankruptcy trustee and attorneys for former ITT students entering into a proposed class action settlement that would permanently enjoin the trustee’s “collection, assignment, or transfer” of approximately $560 million in receivables resulting from financing provided by ITT to

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has partially lifted a preliminary injunction that prevented the U.S. Department of Education (Department) from placing defaulted student loans with private collection agencies (PCAs).  Following this ruling, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims has ordered the Department to complete its efforts to reevaluate bids associated with

The CFPB has announced that on May 14, 2015, it will hold  a field hearing in Milwaukee on student debt.  Similar to other field hearings, Director Cordray will give remarks and witnesses will include members of consumer groups, industry representatives, and members of the public.

Since field hearings typically coincide with a related development, such