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February 7, 2017

In the News Today – February 7, 2017

Senate Bill Proposes 5-Member Board Structure for CFPB: The Consumer Financial Protection Board Act of 2017 (S. 105) aims to amend the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 by transitioning the CFPB to a 5-member Board of Directors rather than a single Director-led structure. The bill, which was introduced last month by Senators Deb Fischer, Ron Johnson, and John Barrasso, has now been referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. (InsideARM)

Judge Denies Request to Unseal Famed Asbestos Attorney Testimony: A Texas judge’s refusal to unseal testimony given by renowned asbestos plaintiffs’ attorney Russell Budd on the “Terrell memo” was a “travesty,” says the lawyer who filed the motion to unseal it. The Terrell memo, purportedly reveals how Baron & Budd attorneys coached up clients on how to identify asbestos products and exposures that the clients might not actually remember and might never have been exposed. (Forbes/Legal Newsline)

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