December 1, 2021

US: Consumer Watchdog seeks rollback of payday lending rules

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From Newsmax The U.S. consumer watchdog on Wednesday proposed reviewing a rule cracking down on payday lenders in what consumer advocates said is a further sign consumer protections are being eroded by the Trump administration. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is revisiting the payday lending rule, drawn up under the Obama administration, after payday lenders […]

[US] DOJ Inspector General says access to information is stymied

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By Jenna Greene, From Legal Times, Faced with FBI stonewalling and lack of prompt access to documents, U.S. Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz told the House oversight committee on Tuesday that his ability to do his job is being impeded. “The status quo cannot be allowed to continue indefinitely,” Horowitz told members of the […]