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Volume 25 - Number 11

May 26, 2014

CFPB, State AGs Still Teaming Up, Despite Absence of Formal MOU

The CFPB and the state attorneys general are well-positioned to work together and are continuing to do so, even though they have not completed efforts to strike a formal memorandum of understanding explicitly spelling out the terms of their cooperative relationship, one legal expert said recently. One of the areas in which such cooperation is continuing is in issues that affect U.S. military service members, according to attorney Clarine Nardi Riddle, who chairs the government affairs practice of the Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman law firm in Washington, DC. Riddle served from 1989 to 1991 as the first female state attorney general of Connecticut after a stint as the deputy AG in the preceding three years. “There’s a natural sweet ...

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