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Taskforce on Federal Consumer Financial Law

The Taskforce on Federal Consumer Financial Law will bring together external experts to examine ways to harmonize and modernize federal consumer financial laws.

The Taskforce on Federal Consumer Financial Law will examine the existing legal and regulatory environment facing consumers and financial services providers and report to Director Kraninger its recommendations for ways to improve and strengthen consumer financial laws and regulations. The taskforce will produce new research and legal analysis of consumer financial laws in the United States, focusing specifically on harmonizing, modernizing, and updating the enumerated consumer credit laws—and their implementing regulations—and identifying gaps in knowledge that should be addressed through research, ways to improve consumer understanding of markets and products, and potential conflicts or inconsistencies in existing regulations and guidance.

Purpose of the taskforce

The taskforce will study the current legal and regulatory environment facing consumers and financial services providers and report its recommendations on ways to improve consumer financial laws and regulations to Director Kraninger.

Apply to serve on the taskforce

Any interested person may apply for membership on the Taskforce.