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Arbitrary power at the CFPB

That is the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, part of Dodd-Frank.  Here is the Wall Street Journal on the recent court decision to restrict the powers of the Bureau: The panel’s decision limited the broad discretion granted the five-year-old Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in the name of tilting the balance of power from industry to small […] The post Arbitrary power at the CFPB appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.
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