House Committee to Query Financial Regulatory Agencies

US Capitol Dome Houses of Congress Washington DCThe House Financial Services Committee will question representatives of federal financial regulatory agencies during a┬áhearing tomorrow entitled, “Who’s In Your Wallet: Examining How Washington Red Tape Impairs Economic Freedom.”

According to the committee, “This hearing will examine the economic consequences of recent rulemaking, supervisory, and enforcement actions of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Federal Reserve Board, the National Credit Union Administration and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency on consumers, community financial institutions, the U.S. economy, and our domestic job-creating businesses.”

During the hearing, the committee will investigate how the agencies evaluate costs and benefits of their actions, the products and services no longer being offered to consumers and the resulting impact on consumers, and how agencies determine whether to engage in rulemaking.

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Donald Maurice provides counsel to the financial services industry, successfully litigating matters in the state and federal courts in individual and class actions. He has successfully argued before the Third, Fourth and Eighth Circuit U.S. Courts of Appeals, and has represented the financial services industry before several courts including as counsel for amicus curiae before the United States Supreme Court. He counsels clients in regulatory actions before the CFPB, and other federal and state regulators and in the development and testing of debt collection compliance systems. Don is peer-rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell, the worldwide guide to lawyers. In addition to being a frequent speaker and author on consumer financial services law, he serves as outside counsel to RMA International, on the governing Board of Regents of the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers and on the Governing Committee of the Conference on Consumer Finance Law. From 2014 to 2017, he chaired the ABA's Bankruptcy and Debt Collection Subcommittee.