Peterson’s work on predatory lending highlighted on DS News

Peterson-Christopher1S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Chris Peterson’s work with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was highlighted in the May 20, 2016 issue of the service industry publication,

Nearly five years ago, Congress created the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), and its sole purpose was to serve as recovery agent for the American people coming out of the financial crisis. But how effective has the Bureau been in doing its job?

University of Utah law professor and part-time Special Advisor to CFPB Director Richard Cordray, Christopher L. Peterson, provided a track record report on the agency’s progress since creation. He found in his evaluation of the CFPB’s performance and effectiveness that the Bureau had made several strides toward consumer protection rights over the last five years.

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