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Policy and compliance

We've updated our site structure. Information about how we write and enforce financial regulations can now be found in these site sections.

Rules and policy

The CFPB implements and enforces federal consumer financial laws to ensure that all consumers have access to markets for consumer financial products and services that are fair, transparent, and competitive.

Learn more about the rules under CFPB authority


A central part of the CFPB’s mission is to stand up for consumers and make sure they are treated fairly in the financial marketplace. One way we do this is by enforcing federal consumer financial laws and holding financial service providers accountable for their actions.

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The Bureau provides different forms of guidance and compliance resources to help you understand and comply with our rules and the statutes we implement.

Browse resources to help you comply