The U.S. Supreme Court’s June 29, 2020 decision in Seila Law LLC v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau fixed a glaring constitutional defect in the way Congress structured the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau). “[D]eviat[ing] from the structure of nearly every other independent administrative agency in our history,” the 111th Congress made the CFPB’s director a solo principal officer whom the president could not remove absent inefficiency, neglect, or malfeasance. The Supreme Court would have none of it. ..

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