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Virginia Organizing supports CFPB restricting forced arbitration

Virginia Organizing emphasized its strong support for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau proposed rule to restrict forced arbitration.

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Warner joins call to CFPB to limit arbitration agreements in financial contracts

Sen. Mark Warner joined a group of senators in calling on the nation’s top consumer advocacy agency to quickly finalize an important proposal to limit the use forced arbitration in contracts.

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AG Mark Herring comments on proposed rules to curb predatory lending

Attorney General Mark R. Herring comments on proposed rules from the CFPB to protect consumers from predatory lending.

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Robert Hurt: The CFPB needs increased transparency, accountability

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), which was created by the Dodd-Frank Act, is an agency intended to oversee consumer protection in the financial sector, but it is equipped with unprecedented authority over America’s financial system, defying the basic principle of separation of powers.

Herring and CFPB take action against retailer for abusive collections practices towards servicemembers

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the Attorneys General of North Carolina and Virginia took action today to protect military servicemembers from illegal debt collection practices.

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Hurt comments on Consumer Financial Protection Bureau report

Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) released the following statement after a House Financial Services Committee hearing to review and discuss the semi-annual report from Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Richard Cordray.

SunTrust settlement to address mortgage, foreclosure abuses

Attorney General Mark R. Herring today announced that Virginia borrowers will receive an estimated $33.85 million of loan modifications or other relief as part of a $550 million joint state-federal settlement with mortgage lender and servicer SunTrust Mortgage Inc.