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Andrew L. Sandler Quoted in Law360 Article, "CFPB's Boldness Opens It Up to Attacks"

Andrew L. Sandler

Andrew L. Sandler was quoted in Evan Weinberger's Law360 article, "CFPB's Boldness Opens It Up To Attacks," on July 20, 2015. 

Many of the bureau’s enforcement actions include guidance that shows firms what the CFPB expects in the wake of the consent agreement it has reached.

Given that the CFPB’s director, Richard Cordray, is a former Ohio attorney general and the high positions held by others with enforcement backgrounds at the bureau, that is not a surprise.

"The composition of the senior team at the CFPB is more enforcement-oriented than prudential regulation-oriented, and that probably explains it in part,” said Andrew Sandler, the chairman and managing partner at Buckley Sandler LLP. “It’s also explained by the bureau’s perceived need to have a significant impact early, and that’s easier achieved through enforcement than through traditional prudential regulation.”

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