CFPB Quietly Acts on Its Revised CID Policy

  • Written by Jonathan Kolodziej and Gregory Pipes for JD Supra

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently announced that it is adopting a new policy regarding Civil Investigative Demands (CIDs). Going forward, Director Kathleen Kraninger has committed to providing more information to the entity or individual that is the recipient of the CID. This will be accomplished through more specific notifications of purpose, which will explain the potential provisions of law that the CFPB believes may have been violated. While the CFPB did not include in its announcement how or when this new policy would become effective, the CFPB’s recent orders in response to numerous petitions to modify or set aside CIDs provide tangible insight into what the new approach will look like going forward.

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