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Editor: David Reiss
Brooklyn Law School

February 16, 2017

Return to the Great Recession?

By David Reiss

US News & World Report quoted me in What Happens if Trump Dismantles the Financial Regulations of the Great Recession? It opens, On Feb. 3, 2017, President Donald Trump signed two executive orders that will affect the financial sector. That change … Continue reading

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February 16, 2017 in CFPB | Permalink | 1 Comment

February 15, 2017

Impact on Consumers of Dodd-Frank Repeal

By David Reiss

TheStreet.com quoted me in What Would a Repeal of Dodd-Frank Mean to Consumers? It reads, in part, With the political atmosphere unsettled at best, much of the current talk out of Washington, D.C. centers on unraveling the Dodd-Frank Act. But what would … Continue reading

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February 14, 2017

Dodd-Frank Repeal Unappealing for Homeowners

By David Reiss

The Hill published my latest column, Why Repealing Dodd-Frank Is Unappealing if You Own a Home. It opens,  President Trump has made it clear that he wished to dismantle the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Just two weeks … Continue reading

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February 13, 2017

Gorsuch, The CFPB and The Administrative State

By David Reiss

I published a column, Gorsuch, CFPB And Future Of The Administrative State, in Law360. While Law360 is behind a paywall, you can also find a version of the article on SSRN or on BePress. Here is the text (footnotes converted to in-text citations): U.S. Supreme Court nominee … Continue reading

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February 10, 2017

Consumer Protection in Trouble under Trump

By David Reiss

The Dallas News quoted me in Agency That Protects Consumers from Financial Scammers in Trouble under Trump. It reads, in part, Last week I asked 100 people in an audience, “How many of you have heard of the U.S. Consumer Financial … Continue reading

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February 1, 2017

Gorsuch and the CFPB

By David Reiss

Bankrate.com quoted me in Supreme Court Pick Could Spell Trouble for the CFPB. It opens, President Donald Trump’s first Supreme Court pick has been identified as the “most natural successor” to the late Justice Antonin Scalia, whom he would replace. Neil … Continue reading

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January 19, 2017

New Protections for Homeowners

By David Reiss

Consumers Digest quoted me in Protections Coming for Homeowners. It opens, New rules that cover mortgage servicing aren’t dramatic, but they should help certain consumers, experts say. In August 2016, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau finalized rules that focus on foreclosure protections … Continue reading

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January 19, 2017 in CFPB | Permalink | No Comments