Jul 16, 2012 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said this morning it will assume oversight of the credit reporting industry.
Jul 11, 2012 The allegations against brokerage firm Peregrine Financial shed light on weak regulations of the futures industry. Analysts point to MF Global missing funds similarities.
Jun 20, 2012 Big pizza chains like Domino's and Papa John's have banned together in a coalition called The American Pizza Community to stop proposed calorie-labeling regulations.
Jun 19, 2012 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has made public the details of 137 complaints against credit card companies, but it's just a small fraction of the almost 17,000 such complaints the agency received.
Jun 15, 2012 With few regulatory teeth and partisan fighting over its budget, the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau continues to carve out a role as a place people go to air financial grievances.
May 24, 2012 The new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced this week its efforts to regulate prepaid debit cards. Regulators fear the cards aren’t backed by protections given regular credit card holders.
May 3, 2012 States are trying to make it harder for new regulations and rules to be enacted in the first place.
Mar 26, 2012 Are debt collectors working for the Department of Education letting debtors know their rights? Bloomberg's John Hechinger discusses the rights of borrowers.
Mar 9, 2012 More and more, people with outstanding debts are finding themselves in the crosshairs of swarms of collections agencies.