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  • Liberal Lawyers Huddle Up in Hunt for Trump Conflicts

    By C. Ryan Barber and Tony Mauro

    Two days after the inauguration, liberal lawyers huddled in downtown Washington to issue a call to action to scour President Donald Trump's web of businesses for any conflicts of interest that could provide fodder for a lawsuit.

  • Slideshow: Unrest, Celebration at Trump Inauguration

    By ALM Staff

    Celebrations and unrest unfolded simultaneously Friday in Washington as Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. Supporters of Trump clashed at times with demonstrators.

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Regulation

  • CFPB's Richard Cordray Is Quiet on Any Clash With Trump

    By C. Ryan Barber

    As a legal and political fight unfolds over the continued leadership of Richard Cordray at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the director is staying silent about how he might respond to a run-in with President Donald Trump. "I don't really want to get into hypotheticals," Cordray said Tuesday. He added: "But what I would say is I understand my job."

  • U.S. Chamber Calls Bank Regulators' Cyber Approach a 'Mistake'

    By Melanie Waddell

    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is urging federal banking regulators to avoid imposing "prescriptive cybersecurity standards" on the financial sector and instead support such entities adopting a "risk-based" approach to address their unique threats.

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Litigation

  • Democratic State AGs Push to Protect CFPB From Trump

    By C. Ryan Barber

    More than a dozen Democratic state attorneys general on Monday stepped into a fight to preserve the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as the agency prepares for potential peril under President Donald Trump's administration.

  • Liberal Lawyers Huddle Up in Hunt for Trump Conflicts

    By C. Ryan Barber and Tony Mauro

    Two days after the inauguration, liberal lawyers huddled in downtown Washington to issue a call to action to scour President Donald Trump's web of businesses for any conflicts of interest that could provide fodder for a lawsuit.

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