Brave New World 2.0: Lending in the Age of President Trump

A few years ago, we started our Sirote Consumer Finance Report blog with a two-part post on the “Brave New World” of consumer financial regulation (here and here). Back then, the CFPB was beginning to flex its supervision and enforcement muscles over consumer lenders, and many in the consumer finance industry, especially non-bank lenders, experienced meaningful federal oversight for the first time.