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CBA's Bunton: CFPB's midnight embargo must end

CBA SmartBrief | Jul 21, 2016

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau undermines its efforts to protect consumers and to reduce discriminatory and predatory lending every time it issues a major rule in the middle of the night, writes Jeannie Bunton, CBA executive vice president for communications and marketing and chief of staff. This approach, which no other independent financial regulator uses, gives the CFPB total control of its message by precluding public scrutiny and debate in news coverage, she writes. AmericanBanker.com (free content) (07/21)


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