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spec-fin-2016Specialty Finance - October 2017

A new rule issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau would make it easier for consumers to join class-action lawsuits against providers of financial services—and could be a significant headwind to M&A activity in the specialty finance industry.

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spec-fin-2016Specialty Finance - March 2017

An appellate court’s ruling in PHH vs. CFPB and Republican electoral victories in November have put the future of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in doubt and set the stage for an uptick in dealmaking and capital-raising in consumer finance.

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