Consumer Protection

FDA to Require Medical Device ID Numbers

Dec 12, 2013 News

New agency rule designed to help identify faulty medical devices.

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CFPB Publishes International Money Transfer Compliance Procedures

Nov 6, 2013 News

Agency offers institutions guidance on financial regulation compliance.

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Check Your Phone Bill: Are you Being “Crammed”?

Oct 28, 2013 News

FCC proposes rule designed to identify and prevent unauthorized phone charges.

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Does Mobile Roaming Regulation Violate the GATS?

Sep 5, 2013 Analysis

Potential WTO violations from international mobile roaming regulation, says recent article.

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Can a Regulatory Budget Trim Red Tape?

Aug 28, 2013 Opinion

A paperwork budget could gain bipartisan support.

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Cost-Benefit Analysis: A Tool for Good Governance in Financial Regulation

Aug 19, 2013 Opinion

Effective evaluation helps to guard against regulatory capture.

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Does Regulation Work?

Aug 14, 2013 Opinion

Better tools are needed to evaluate regulatory effectiveness.

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A Call to Clarify the Regulatory Scope of Money Transmitter Laws

Jun 19, 2013 Analysis

The scope of state law threatens the viability of new payment systems.


CFPB Possesses Unique Accountability Structure

Jun 3, 2013 Opinion

Consumer protection agency is sensibly structured to resist the dangers of client politics.

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CFPB Seeks to Increase Oversight of Nonbank Student Loan Servicers

May 23, 2013 Analysis

Proposed rule to protect nearly 50 million Americans with student loan debt.

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