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Professor Prentiss Cox was quoted in a MarketWatch article reporting on recent settlements made by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau with companies and people accused of illegally charging student-loan borrowers…

Professor Prentiss Cox was quoted extensively in an article in American Banker (subscription required) about the recent settlement between the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection and Wells Fargo Bank. Cox described…

Professor Prentiss Cox was quoted in an article in the Los Angeles Times discussing the state of consumer protection law. Cox observed that the Trump administration’s actions on consumer protection were unusually hostile…

Professor Prentiss Cox was quoted in an American Banker article about the recent freeze imposed on the collection of personal level data by Mick Mulvaney, new acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau…

The turmoil at the Consumer Financial Protection Brueau was the subject of a story in the StarTribune in which Professor Prentiss Cox was quoted. Cox noted that the CFPB consumer response system has been highly…

Professor Prentiss Cox was quoted in a Star Tribune story on the 51050 Senate vote which completed the Congressional rescission of a rule passed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau limiting the use of class…

Professor Prentiss Cox was quoted in a City Pages article on Congressional legislation to restrict the authority of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Cox observed that the CFPB has been an effective regulator…

Professor Prentiss Cox was quoted in a StarTribune article about the prevalance of consumer scams. Cox stated that enforcement aimed at stopping such scams typically will be more effective if there is a federal task…

Professor Prentiss Cox was quoted in Bloomberg BNA about the role of state attorney generals as federal banking regulators turn away from enforcing strong consumer protections with change of leadership by the new adminstration.…

Professor Prentiss Cox was quoted in a Star Tribune article about legislation that would restrict the authority of the United States Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Cox stated that removing CFPB authority would occur…

Professor Prentiss Cox was quoted in a Star Tribune article about referral practices in the real estate industry. The article was part of multiple Star Tribune articles about the practice of real estate brokers…

Professor Prentiss Cox published an op-ed in the StarTribune suggesting Richard Cordray as the Democratic pick for Vice President. Cordray currently is Director of the Unite States Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (…