The National Credit Union Administration assigned Kent Buckham — who was moved aside as chief corporate credit union examiner amid last year's implosion of two such institutions — to be the first director of its Office of Consumer Protection.

The office will begin operations in January. It will monitor credit union compliance with consumer rules and regulations and investigate consumer complaints, the agency said Friday.

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