Lauren-Kelly Devine

CFPB Report Shows Payday Borrowers Stuck in “Revolving Door of Debt”

Recent agency study reveals most consumers re-borrow within two weeks of their first payday loan.

Could Financial Services Save the Postal Service?

Controversial new report argues that postal banking could help the underserved while boosting revenues.

Have Bank Regulators Effectively Responded to the Financial Crisis?

External committee offers recommendations to enhance OCC supervision of financial institutions.

Why Thanksgiving is Today

A brief journey through the holiday’s lengthy legal history.

The Future of E-Cigarette Regulation

FDA plans to regulate devices as “tobacco products.”

CFPB Seeks to Increase Oversight of Nonbank Student Loan Servicers

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

CFPB Debuts an Expanded Consumer Complaint Database

To increase transparency, Bureau releases 90,000 consumer financial complaints

Start-up Companies Await SEC Guidance on Equity Crowdfunding

Commission balances spurring investments with protecting investors.

FTC Staff Report Outlines Best Practices for Mobile App Industry

Agency provides disclosure guidelines to protect consumer privacy.

Court Strikes Down IRS Program Regulating Tax Professionals

Ruling creates confusion during tax season.

Study Suggests that Public Attitudes Hinder Efficient Regulation

Most Americans do not understand the economics behind good regulatory policy.

FTC Launches Investigation into Data Brokerage Companies

Agency to determine whether more regulation is needed to protect consumers.