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U.S. consumer watchdog proposes changing rules on accessing borrower financial data

22 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) on Thursday said it is seeking public comment on a proposal to modify rules governing the access and use of consumer financial data which is collected by a growing number of online financial institutions.

Weakened U.S. consumer watchdog expected to bite back if Biden wins election

20 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON A decade-long Republican campaign to weaken the U.S. consumer watchdog's independence is set to backfire if Democrat Joe Biden wins the presidential election, by handing him the power to swiftly replace the agency's director with a consumer champion, nearly a dozen lawyers, lobbyists and policy experts said.

Factbox: What a Joe Biden win could mean for financial policy

20 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON While Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is unlikely to prioritize a financial industry crackdown if he wins on Nov. 3, he is expected to take a much tougher line than Trump and his former boss President Barack Obama.

Factbox: What a Joe Biden win could mean for financial policy

19 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON While Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is unlikely to prioritize a financial industry crackdown if he wins on Nov. 3, he is expected to take a much tougher line than Trump and his former boss President Barack Obama.

Weakened U.S. consumer watchdog expected to bite back if Biden wins election

19 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON A decade-long Republican campaign to weaken the consumer watchdog's independence is set to backfire if Democrat Joe Biden wins the presidential election, by handing him the power to swiftly replace the agency's director with a consumer champion, said nearly a dozen lawyers, lobbyists and policy experts.

Weakened U.S. consumer watchdog expected to bite back if Biden wins election

19 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON, Oct 19 A decade-long Republican campaign to weaken the consumer watchdog's independence is set to backfire if Democrat Joe Biden wins the presidential election, by handing him the power to swiftly replace the agency's director with a consumer champion, said nearly a dozen lawyers, lobbyists and policy experts.

FACTBOX-What a Joe Biden win could mean for financial policy

19 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON, Oct 19 While Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is unlikely to prioritize a financial industry crackdown if he wins on Nov. 3, he is expected to take a much tougher line than Trump and his former boss President Barack Obama.

Senate to vote this week on 'skinny' pandemic relief bill, PPP funds

18 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate will vote on Wednesday on a $300 billion Senate Republican coronavirus relief bill that is far below the estimated $2 trillion that Democrats have demanded.

U.S. Senate to vote this week on 'skinny' pandemic relief bill, PPP funds

17 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON, Oct 17 The U.S. Senate will vote on Wednesday on a $300 billion Senate Republican coronavirus relief bill that is far below the estimated $2 trillion that Democrats have demanded.

U.S. SEC reports 700 enforcement actions in fiscal 2020, 'significant' during telework period

08 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON The head of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said on Thursday that the agency has brought 700 enforcement actions in the 2020 fiscal year, a 'significant' amount after March 15.

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