All Elizabeth Warren articles – Page 2

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    CFPB’s name game reaches its endgame


    In one of her first moves since taking charge of the CFPB, Director Kathy Kraninger has spiked a controversial initiative to rename and rebrand the agency.

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    SEC petition, Senate bill seek rules on ESG disclosures


    Climate change activists are upping the pressure on public companies to disclose the risks they face due to a potential environmental catastrophe. Those efforts include an SEC petition for rulemaking and a new Senate bill.

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    Warren bill pitches overhaul of corporate shareholder responsibilities


    Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has introduced a controversial legislative proposal that requires American corporations with more than $1 billion in annual revenue to obtain a federal charter from a newly formed Office of United States Corporations at the Department of Commerce.

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    Senators want scrutiny of Trump tweet on unemployment data


    Democratic senators wants regulators to investigate whether “President Trump’s reckless comments on market-moving economic data" was a catalyst for insider trading. On June 1, Trump tweeted about positive employment numbers before the data went public.

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    Report: Wells Fargo employees may have altered customer documents


    The latest catalyst for bad news at Wells Fargo: allegations that employees altered information on business customers’ forms and documents.

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    Warren hits CFPB director with 100-question quizzing


    The latest move in the ongoing chess match between Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and CFPB Acting Director Mick Mulvaney is the legislator’s demand for answers to more than 100 questions relating to the Bureau’s policies and actions.

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    Sen. Warren quizzes bank CEOs on arbitration rule


    Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is targeting top bank executives, demanding that they go public with their views of the CFPB's recent rule banning forced arbitration.

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    Federal Reserve urged to fire Wells Fargo's board of directors


    Citing negligence of their risk management duties, Sen. Elizabeth Warren is demanding that the Federal Reserve intervene and fire embattled board members of Wells Fargo.

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    As states legalize pot, FinCEN urged to update guidance


    A bipartisan team of U.S. senators is urging the Treasury Department to take further action to ensure that vendors working with legal marijuana businesses do not have their banking services taken away, writes Joe Mont.

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    Another Push Afoot to Resurrect Glass-Steagall Act,


    Image: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has once again teamed up with Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Angus King (I-Maine) to file legislation to restore and modernize the Glass-Steagall Act, separating traditional banks that hold federally insured savings accounts from financial institutions that offer higher-risk services. Details inside.

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    Warren: SEC Chair’s Tenure ‘Extremely Dissapointing’


    Image: Sen. Elizabeth Warren, (D-Mass.), at left, fired with both barrels at SEC Chairman Mary Jo White this week, in a blistering 13-page letter describing White’s tenure as “extremely disappointing” and full of “broken promises.” Among Warren’s concerns: the lack of a final pay-ratio rule and the dearth of guilt ...

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    Legislation Seeks Transparency on Tax-Deductible Settlements


    A bill filed by Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and James Lankford (R-Okla.) would require transparency on tax deductions that minimize the cost of an enforcement action. Any statement by a federal agency about the value of a settlement would need to explain how much of that agreement is tax deductible ...