CFPB announces Boston Field Hearing—November 20

At the League’s Hike-the-Hill last week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Deputy Director Steve Antonakes announced that the CFPB will be hosting a field hearing in Boston on November 20, 2013 at 11:00 a.m.  The location has yet to be announced.

The topic for the field hearing is "Know Before You Owe (Mortgages).”  The CFPB will feature a panel discussion on the topic followed by testimony and /or comments from the public.  Bernie Winne, president/CEO, Boston Firefighters Credit Union will participate on the panel.  The CFPB will also accept comments from consumer groups, industry representatives, and members of the public.

The field hearing is open to the public and the CFPB seeks an advance RSVP.  To RSVP, please email your full name and credit union to

 The League will keep you informed of developments and the location as soon as additional information is available.