Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Examination, Investigation, and Enforcement Authority


This practice note outlines the examination, investigation, and enforcement authority of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or the Bureau). This note also provides an overview of best practices and strategies to be used by consumer financial products and services providers in negotiating CFPB examination issues, a civil investigative demand (CID), or a similar investigative or enforcement inquiry initiated by the CFPB.