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 an amicus brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit arguing that a Truth in Lending Act protection that prohibits banks from taking money from a borrower’s checking or savings account to cover amounts the consumer owes on certain types of debts covers home-equity lines of credit linked to a credit card.
This case presents the question of a private plaintiff’s standing under the Truth in Lending Act to bring an action for statutory damages for the alleged failure of a creditor to provide the account-opening disclosures required under 15 U.S.C. § 1637(a)(7) and its implementing regulation.
This case presents the question whether a private lender extends “consumer credit” under the Truth in Lending Act by providing loans to consumers for the purpose of paying off residential property-tax delinquencies.