Edgeworth’s team has extensive experience addressing issues faced by companies in the consumer financial services industry, as well as the related litigation and regulatory actions of the various agencies, including the CFPB, FTC and DOJ. With our strong foundation in the industry, we support clients in a variety of litigation and enforcement contexts including court litigation, regulatory analysis, analysis of enforcement actions, and supervisory examinations.
Our experience includes the analysis of issues impacting banks, credit card issuers, credit servicers and reporting companies, lending companies, mortgage companies, money transmitters, insurance companies, and retail investment brokerage companies. Our economic experts support consumer finance clients by providing economic analysis of consumer financial protection regulations and policies, behavioral economic analysis, class certification analysis, statistical and econometric analysis, and the analysis of allegations including consumer fraud, dark patterns, and junk fees.
Edgeworth’s experts have consulted and testified on matters in the consumer finance industry related to alleged predatory lending, unathorized asset management fee changes, inappropriate determination of insurance payments, and improper overdraft fees, among others.
- Litigation | 02.11.2022
- Litigation | 05.21.2013
Insights & News
- Blog, 02.07.2023
In July 2021, the White House ordered the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to promote competition in consumer financial markets through enforcement actions or rule-making. As a result, the CFPB is now poised to begin regulating and enhancing competition in consumer finance.
- Event, 04.18.2023
- Press Release, 09.12.2023
In an environment of heightened regulatory focus on consumer protection issues at both the federal and state levels, Edgeworth Economics announces the formal launch of its Consumer Protection practice.