Tag: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

2011 Congressional Hearing Season Off with a Bang – Testifying Before Congress, Update June 2011

2011 Congressional Hearing Season Off with a Bang – Testifying Before Congress, Update June 2011

Special note to readers of Testifying Before Congress and anyone searching for information about congressional hearings, witnesses and testimony: The following information is made available to you as part of the author’s promise to provide periodic updates, revisions and additions to the content of the book (see Appendix Thirteen, page 398, “Keep Up-to-Date”), and especially […]

Wall Street Reform Bill Passes Senate

Wall Street Reform Bill Passes Senate

On Thursday, the Senate had come to an agreement on its Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act conference report by a 60-39 vote. The bill has now gone to President Barack Obama, who will sign it into law later this week. The final Senate vote marks the culmination of a two-year effort launched […]

Car Dealers Stay Strong in D.C.

Car Dealers Stay Strong in D.C.

Later today, the Senate will convene and resume consideration of the conference report to accompany the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (H.R. 4173), intended to strengthen consumer protection in the wake of the national economic crisis. What’s noteworthy about the legislation is not just what would be included within it, but […]