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Regulation

  • The CFPB Is Fighting for Its Life. Here's What to Know

    By C. Ryan Barber

    From the day it was born out of the Dodd-Frank reforms, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has faced questions over the constitutionality of its independent, single-director structure. On Wednesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit will take a step toward providing an answer, as a full panel of 11 judges will hear arguments in the mortgage provider PHH Corp.'s appeal of a $109 million penalty. Here are seven things to know.

  • Under the Hood of Gibson Dunn's Regulatory Team on Major CFPB, SEC Cases

    By C. Ryan Barber

    Two Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher lawyers will argue Wednesday against the CFPB and the SEC in rare, back-to-back full-court argument sessions in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. We recently caught up with Gibson Dunn partner Helgi Walker, co-chair of the firm's administrative law and regulatory practice group, about the preparation for the two cases and the firm's approach to the new regulatory climate under President Trump.

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Litigation

  • DC Circuit Shows No Sign of Punting on CFPB's Constitutionality

    By C. Ryan Barber

    The D.C. Circuit's en banc argument in PHH Corp. v. CFPB was one of the hottest tickets in Washington on Wednesday. Here are some highlights from the 90 minute hearing over the constitutionality of the single-director structure at the Obama-era agency long in the crosshairs of Republicans and criticized by business advocates and financial companies.

  • The CFPB Is Fighting for Its Life. Here's What to Know

    By C. Ryan Barber

    From the day it was born out of the Dodd-Frank reforms, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has faced questions over the constitutionality of its independent, single-director structure. On Wednesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit will take a step toward providing an answer, as a full panel of 11 judges will hear arguments in the mortgage provider PHH Corp.'s appeal of a $109 million penalty. Here are seven things to know.

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