Tag Archives: Consumer Financial Protection Agency (CFPA)

The Impact of the CFPA Act on the FTC

To:  ANA Washington and Legal Representatives From:  Dan Jaffe  Re:  The Impact of the CFPA Act on the FTC Date:  October 28, 2009   We sent out a letter to the House Energy and Commerce Committee regarding the CFPA Act last night. A markup in that Committee has been scheduled for tomorrow. We hope that … Continue Reading

Markup on FTC provisions in the CFPA legislation

To:  ANA Washington and Legal Representatives From:  Dan Jaffe RE:  Markup on FTC provisions in the CFPA legislation Date:  October 27, 2009   The markup is expected on the CFPA bill imminently. Apparently, Chairman Waxman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee appears poised to give the FTC its complete wish list as described in … Continue Reading

New Bill Concerns Media Vendors

We’ve written in the past on Adlaw by Request about pending legislation that’s winding its way through Congress to establish a new agency, the Consumer Finance Protection Agency (the “CFPA”). H.R. 3216, the Consumer Financial Protection Agency Act (the “Act”), seeks to protect consumers of financial products through the creation of a powerful independent agency with … Continue Reading

Banking on the Banks

As the Federal Trade Commission continues to step up its efforts to police deceptive advertising across industries and product categories alike, other governmental divisions are following suit. The FDIC, for example, has turned its attention to financial institutions alleged to be engaging in deceptive practices related to credit card solicitations and credit card rate increases—the first … Continue Reading
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