Welcome to Compliance Hot Spots, our weekly snapshot on white-collar, regulatory and compliance news and trends. Today, Republicans are favored to retake the House following next month’s midterm elections, with control of the Senate looking like a tossup. We talk to a leading congressional investigations lawyer about what that will mean. Plus, a court ruling leaves the CFPB funding structure in doubt, and Wilmer guides Google through a novel legal process settlement with DOJ. Contact me at [email protected] and @AGoudsward on Twitter.

Reginald Brown, with Kirkland & Ellis. Courtesy photo

Investigative Priorities for a GOP-Controlled House

With Republicans favored to retake the House, and possibly the Senate, in next month’s midterm elections, the environment on Capitol Hill is likely to change dramatically next year.