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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Law Blog


CFPB Law Blog

News and analysisi of the priorities, initiatives and regulatory actions and proceedings of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

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Dykema’s attorneys are nationally recognized leaders in the areas of financial services regulatory and compliance and consumer financial services.  Our attorneys regularly counsel and represent clients across the full spectrum of retail banking and consumer financial services.  We represent financial institutions, retailers, insurance companies, service providers and trade associations in consumer, commercial, corporate compliance, regulatory, administrative and enforcement matters involving local, state and federal financial services laws and regulations. Our senior most attorneys have testified on a wide range of financial services issues before Congress, the Federal Reserve Board, and other senior federal banking regulators.

Dykema attorneys regularly publish and present papers in the areas consumer financial services and financial services regulatory compliance. In 2011, Dykema attorneys authored and edited the Consumer Financial Services Answer Book, which provides clear and concise answers to the many questions following the historic enactment of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

Dykema’s financial services regulatory and compliance and consumer financial services attorneys, many of whom contribute to the CFPB-lawblog and CFS-lawblog, include:

Arthur B. Axelson—A senior member of the Firm's Financial Services Regulatory and Compliance Practice, Axelson interacts with federal and state banking officials, assists Firm clients on compliance and new product development, and coordinates the Firm's overall national consumer finance compliance lawyers in the Firm's offices across the country. He is also the co-author and co-editor of the Consumer Financial Services Answer Book 2011. (more)

Thomas M. Schehr  - Schehr is the leader of Dykema's Financial Services Litigation Practice Group. He recently argued and won a high-profile case before the Michigan Supreme Court, Residential Funding Co. v. Saurman, 490 Mich. 909 (Nov. 16, 2011), where the Supreme Court reversed a Michigan Court of Appeals decision holding that tens of thousands of foreclosures by advertisement conducted by Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. were void ab initio.(more

Joseph H. Hickey—Hickey is Assistant Leader of the Financial Services Practice Group. Hickey litigates mortgage and consumer lending issues on behalf of some of the nation's largest financial institutions. He also handles litigation and class actions involving federal lending regulations as well as state-specific rules governing credit practices in Michigan and Illinois. (more)

For more information on Dykema’s Financial Services Regulatory and Compliance practice and its attorneys, click here.  For more information on Dykema’s Consumer Financial Services practice and its attorneys, click here.

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