Semper Names Christopher Mendez General Counsel

Christopher Mendez joins Semper Capital from Goodwin Procter, LLP in New York, where he was a member of the business law department.

Trump Team Signals It Will Oust CFPB's Cordray

Exactly how President-elect Donald Trump intends to get rid of Cordray is unclear. Under the Dodd-Frank Act, Cordray can only be fired "for cause." His incoming administration may reach out directly to Cordray to give him the opportunity to resign without being fired.

DBRS Promotes Aufsatz To Lead European Structured Finance

Christian Aufsatz was named managing director and head of European structured finance operations; he was previously in charge of commercial mortgage backed securities ratings.

Trump Picks Industry Vets as 'Landing Teams' for CFPB, Regulators

The transition team for President-elect Donald Trump announced a series of names this week for people who will help facilitate an orderly transfer of power at the federal financial regulators.

Laplanche Seeks Second Act in Online Lending

The Lending Club founder is listed as president of Credify Finance on a Nevada corporate filing. A separate Delaware filing states that the firm was established on May 31, barely three weeks after he Laplanche stepped down amid a scandal at his former firm.


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