Staff Reports - 114th Congress

1/29/2016

The Obama Administration's Debt Ceiling Subterfuge: Subpoenaed Documents Reveal Treasury Misled Public in Attempt  to "Maximize Pressure on Congress" 


1/20/2016

Unsafe at Any Bureaucracy, Part II: How the CFPB Removed Anti-Fraud Safeguards to Achieve Political Goals

Additional report materials:

CFPB Ally eligibility request form

CFPB Ally opt-in remuneration letter

CFPB Ally opt-out remuneration letter 

CFPB Draft Decision Memorandum 

CFPB Letter from Director Cordray 

CFPB PowerPoint #1 

CFPB PowerPoint #2 



11/24/ 2015 

Unsafe at Any Bureaucracy: CFPB Junk Science and Indirect Auto Lending

Additional report materials: 

'Auto Finance Discrimination Initiative - Update'

'Comparison of Preliminary Findings of 5 Indirect Auto Lender Examinations'

'Comparison of Siskin methodology and CFPB Initial Methodology'

'Dealer Markup and Discrimination'

'Draft Indirect Auto Lending Talking points on Proxy Methodology and AFSA Policy Paper'

'Track 2 - Overview'

April 3, 2013, Briefing Memorandum, 'Auto Finance Discrimination Initiative Update Meeting

April 24, 2013, Briefing Memorandum for the Director, 'Auto Finance Discrimination Initiative Update Meeting'

April_2013 Draft Memorandum, "Choice of Estimation Methods for Indirect Auto Lending Markup Disparities" Draft 1

April_2013 Draft Memorandum, "Choice of Estimation Methods for Indirect Auto Lending Markup Disparities" Draft 2

August 3, 2015, Draft Memorandum, 'Bureau Rulemaking Authority'

Draft Memorandum, 'Auto Finance Discrimination Action Plan'

Draft, 'Ally Term Sheet and Talking Points'

Draft, 'Analysis Work Performed'

Draft, 'Status of Enforcement and Supervisory Matters'

Draft, 'Using Publicly Available Information to Proxy for Missing Race and Ethnicity, Methodology and Assessment' Draft 1

Draft, 'Using Publicly Available Information to Proxy for Missing Race and Ethnicity, Methodology and Assessment' Draft 2

February 14, 2014, CFPB Referral of Institution A Matter to DOJ

February 20, 2012,  Decision Memorandum

January 2013,  'Auto Finance Discrimination Enforcement Action Plan'

July 23, 2012, Draft,  “Race-Proxy Method-Two applicants”

June 4, 2013, Presentation,  'Proxy Methodology Discussion'

June 26, 2015, Memorandum,  'Institution A Indirect Auto MOU Compliance – Forward Looking Remediation'

June 29, 2015 Memorandum, "Recommendations for Auto Lending Global Efforts"

June XX, 2013, Draft Decision Memorandum, 'Potential Methodological Announcements,' Draft 1

May 29, 2012, 'Auto Finance Discrimination Working Group Discussion'

May XX, 2013, Draft Memorandum, 'Potential Methodological Announcements'

November 19, 2014, Decision Memorandum, 'Authorization to Seek a Settlement or Commence Litigation'

October 7, 2013, Draft Decision Memorandum

October 17, 2013, Draft Decision Memorandum, 'Authorization to Seek a Settlement with Ally'

Q&A Document

September 20, 2013, 'Strategic Plan - Auto Initiative Track 1'

June XX, 2013, Draft Decision Memorandum, 'Potential Methodological Announcements,' Draft 2

Staff Reports -- 113th Congress

July 2014

Failing to End "Too Big To Fail": An Assessment of the Dodd-Frank Act Four Years Later