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Peterson quoted in New York Times on Equifax settlement

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Chris Peterson as quoted in the New York Times in an article titled, “Equifax to Pay at Least $650 Million in Largest-Ever Data Breach Settlement.”

Peterson testifies before Congress on ending debt traps in the payday lending industry

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Christopher L. Peterson testified before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions of House Financial Services Committee on April 30, in a hearing titled Ending Debt Traps in the Payday and Small Dollar Credit Industry. Peterson joined several witnesses in addressing the committee […]

Peterson’s work cited in The New York Times Magazine about Mulvaney and the C.F.P.B.

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Chris Peterson work was cited in the New York Times Magazine in a piece titled, “Mick Mulvaney’s Master Class in Destroying a Bureaucracy From Within.”

Peterson quoted on Marketplace Morning Report radio show

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Chris Peterson was quoted on the Marketplace Morning Report radio show about the Director of the CFPB testing in the senate. Listen to the audio clip here »

Peterson interviewed by MSNBC about the rise in wages and consumer debt

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Chris Peterson was interviewed by MSNBC in a story titled, “Optimism and red flags: The state of American personal finances.” Peterson spoke about the rise in late car payments and consumer debt. Click here to view the clip »

Peterson quoted in Washington Post on consumer behavior and late car payments

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Christopher L. Peterson spoke to The Washington Post recently about new data that shows U.S. consumers are behind on their car payments, pointing to trouble in the economy. Read the article here. 

Peterson interviewed by Washington Post, Wall Street Journal and USA Today

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Christopher L. Peterson has fielded several national media interviews recently. He spoke to The Washington Post and  The Wall Street Journal about changes and issues in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau under the leadership of Mick Mulvaney. He also spoke to USA Today about holiday shopping […]

Peterson appears in national media about changes in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Ongoing turmoil in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau continued to make headlines this week, when the federal agent in charge of keeping student loan borrowers from predatory lending practices resigned citing concerns with the agency’s current administration. Seth Frotman, student loan ombudsman at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, wrote in a resignation letter that the […]

Peterson quoted in Washington Post, New York Times and NPR about operations in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Christopher L. Peterson was quoted in the Washington Post in a story titled “What happens when the government stops doing its job?”  The story examines efforts by the Trump administration to roll back certain regulations created under former President Barack Obama —and how such efforts are […]

Peterson quoted in Wall Street Journal about Consumer Finance Protection Bureau operations

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Christopher Peterson was quoted in the Wall Street Journal in an article about how the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau is currently operating. Read the full article here: