Joint statement on the fifth anniversary of the CFPB: Consumer, civil rights, and community-based groups say life is better for American families and neighborhoods because the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is at work fighting predatory lending and

Joint Birthday Statement.pdfThe Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) turns five years old this week. It was created after the 2008 financial crisis to bring basic standards of fairness and transparency to the world of credit cards, checking accounts, mortgages,...

Comment Letter to Department of Labor Secretary Perez in regards to Notice of Proposed Rulemaking creating the State Savings Arrangements Safe Harbor

Comment-Letter-regarding-State-Savings-Arrangements-Safe-Harbor Woodstock Institute strongly supports creating a safe harbor for employers that are mandated to participate in state-established and administered automatic enrollment payroll deduction retirement savings programs, and we encourage the DOL to expand the safe harbor to employers...

Sign On Letter in Opposition of the Fairness in Class Action Litigation and Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency Act of 2015

H.R.1927classactionletterF-3.pdfThis sign on letter is in opposition to H.R. 1927, the “Fairness in Class Action Litigation and Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency Act of 2015.” The House may soon consider this resolution and Section 2 of this bill would effectively eviscerate consumer, antitrust, employment, and...