Amicus briefs filed by the CFPB are available on this page, including amicus briefs concerning federal consumer financial protection law filed in the U.S. Supreme Court by the Office of the Solicitor General.
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The Bureau filed a Statement of Interest (amicus brief) in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida addressing the Equal Credit Opportunity Act’s prohibition of discriminatory targeting, the act or practice of directing unfair or predatory products or practices at people on a prohibited basis.
The CFPB and DOJ filed a joint Statement of Interest in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland explaining that mortgage lenders violate the Equal Credit Opportunity Act if they rely on an appraisal that they knew, or should have known, was discriminatory when assessing the creditworthiness of an applicant.
The Bureau, along with three partner agencies, jointly filed an amicus brief arguing that the "applicants" protected by the Equal Credit Opportunity Act and...
The Bureau and the FTC jointly filed an amicus brief arguing that the “applicants” protected by the Equal Credit Opportunity Act and its implementing rule include those who have received credit.
The Bureau filed an amicus brief supporting a business entity’s ability to state an ECOA discrimination claim and arguing that regulations issued pursuant to ECOA reasonably interpret the term “applicant” to encompass guarantors.
The Equal Credit Opportunity Act prohibits a creditor from, among other things, discriminating against an applicant for a mortgage loan because all or part...
The Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) makes it unlawful for "any creditor to discriminate against any applicant, with respect to any aspect of a credit...