• Summary
  • Contents
  • Subject index

The Federal Regulatory Directory, Eighteenth Edition continues to offer a clear path through the maze of complex federal agencies and regulations, providing to-the-point analysis of regulations. Information-packed profiles of more than 100 federal agencies and departments detail the history, structure, purpose, actions, and key contacts for every regulatory agency in the U.S. government. Now updated with an improved searching structure, the Federal Regulatory Directory continues to be the leading reference for understanding federal regulations, providing a richer, more targeted exploration than is possible by cobbling together electronic and print sources.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Consumer financial protection bureau
■ Introduction

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) was authorized by Title X of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 as an independent agency in the Federal Reserve System, headed by a director nominated by the president and confirmed by the Senate. CFPB is not funded through a direct congressional appropriation—it is funded as ...

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