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CFPB director faces scrutiny of privacy practices

Last Tuesday, March 12, the privacy practices of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) came under the spotlight at a U.S. Senate hearing.

Probing questions were being asked about the CFPB’s structure and authority, as regulators and lawmakers focus their attention on consumer privacy and data security, both in the U.S. and further afield.

Suggestions that the Trump-appointed leadership is attempting to undermine the agency’s mission came to a head as Maxine Waters, who chaired a previous hearing, claimed the Trump Administration has “undertaken a sustained effort to destroy the agency”

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