Seila Law Says Full 9th Circ. Should Reject CFPB Ratification

Law360 (April 12, 2021, 8:00 PM EDT) -- California law firm Seila Law LLC has urged the full Ninth Circuit to step in and "correct" a panel decision from late last year that upheld a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau civil investigative demand against the firm after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled the agency was unconstitutionally structured.

In a 15-page brief filed on Friday, Seila Law argued that a three-judge panel of the appeals court blundered by ruling on Dec. 29 that the law firm would still have to comply with the CFPB's 2017 demand despite having fought a successful constitutional challenge to the agency at the high court....

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