• A Survey of Activities Identified as Unfair, Deceptive, or Abusive Under the Dodd-Frank Act
  • November 2, 2017
  • This is our latest article in a series that surveys activities identified as unfair, deceptive or abusive acts or practices (“UDAAPs”) by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”), and state attorneys general and consumer financial services regulators, using federal UDAAP powers created by the Dodd-Frank Act.1 This article covers relevant UDAAP activity that occurred between January 1, 2017 and June 30, 2017, and surveys enforcement actions and other statements by the CFPB in reports that discuss UDAAP violations.2 These activities provide insight into the specific types of practices that could be considered UDAAP violations in the future.3