USA - February 10 2012 On February 10, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission issued its annual financial acts enforcement report to the Federal Reserve Board.
USA - January 27 2012 On January 23, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to coordinate enforcement efforts and promote consistent regulatory treatment of Consumer Financial Products or Services.
USA - January 6 2012 By presidential recess appointment on January 4, 2012, Richard Cordray is the new director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, where he previously served as Chief of Enforcement.
USA - January 5 2012 President Obama has made a recess appointment of Richard Cordray to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
USA - December 16 2011 Yesterday the Consumer Product Safety Commission ("CPSC" or "Commission") announced provisional acceptance of a $600,000 civil penalty settlement with Build-a-Bear Workshop, Inc.