• The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: Structure, Mission and Limitation of Authority Prior to the Appointment of a Director
  • March 10, 2011 | Authors: Evan J. Taylor; Lewis S. Wiener
  • Law Firm: Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP - Washington Office
  • The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) was created by Title X of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, Pub. L. No. 111-203, 124 Stat. 1376 (2010) (Dodd-Frank Act). The short title for Title X is the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010. The CFPB is scheduled to assume its powers as an independent bureau within the Federal Reserve System on July 21, 2011 (the Transfer Date).