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D.C. Circuit Review – Reviewed: A Primer on Today’s CFPB Decision

by Aaron Nielson — Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016@Aaron_L_Nielson

The D.C. Circuit issued an important decision today: it held that the removal protections for the Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau violate Article II of the Constitution. As a remedy, the D.C. Circuit essentially excised the Director’s “for cause” removal protection from the U.S. Code. This means that if the President is unhappy […]