9th Circuit Majority Says Bureau Had The Authority To File Enforcement Action

(May 5, 2016, 2:10 PM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — A California district court did not err in refusing to address a defendant’s argument that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) lacked authority to file an enforcement action against the defendant for deceptive practices related to mortgage relief services because the initial unconstitutional appointment of the bureau’s director was cured when the director was later properly appointed and confirmed by the U.S. Senate, the majority of the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals said April 14 (Consumer Financial Protection Bureau v. Chance Edward...
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