Trump’s pick will take over consumer watchdog agency as acting director

On Tuesday a federal judge denied a request by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s second-in-command Leandra English to block White House budget chief Mick Mulvaney from taking over as the legal interim head of the watchdog agency …

Power struggle at Consumer Financial Protection Bureau draws concern from mortgage industry

A battle for the soul of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) played out Monday inside a federal building in Washington. The real estate industry watched with fascination as White House budget chief Mick Mulvaney sought to wrest power from the agency’s acting director …

The week in industry hires and promotions: January 2-6, 2017

Who got hired or promoted this week? Here’s our weekly rundown, in chronological order …