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Konczal: Dodd-Frank Reforms Get Roughed Up in Court
Medicaid Receiving Startlingly Little Attention As Everyone Discusses Medicare
Obama Administration Calls for Free Access to Federally Funded Research
Can Virginia Block Non-Residents from FOIA Requests? Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments
Should Wall Street Fear Mary Jo White?
Looking Ahead to Washington State’s Legalized Marijuana Marketplace
Congressman: My Plan Would Reduce Student Loan Defaults: Video
Local Governments Continue to Fight States for Right to Govern Fracking
Tax Questions to Ask Yourself with the End of 2012 and the Fiscal Cliff Approaching
Obama Blocks Chinese-Owned Wind Project Out of Concerns for National Security
Crystal Ball Perspective: Will Healthcare Reform be Repealed if Romney Wins the Presidential Election?
Stewart Baker, Former GC of NSA, on Why the Cybersecurity Act Failed & Threat of Tomorrow’s Terrorism
Not Prepared for Healthcare Reform? Three things employers need to focus on now.
Who pays for road damage in Pennsylvania after ACT 13?
Smartphone Data Solution: Sharing Airwaves
The Apellate Process Explained - Kathi Sandweiss discusses the appeals process and what it can and can't do for your situation.
Marcellus gas fuels Natural Gas Vehicles
Natural gas encourages industrial and large commercial end-users to revisit their operational plans
NLRB Posting Rule Delayed Again, Will We Ever See Resolution?—McKenna Long's Seth Borden
Is there a way to safely use social media in the interview process?
A practical guide to CFPB investigations and adjudications. Available through Bloomberg BNA's Banking Report....more
California has been a haven for plaintiffs’ attorneys suing for ADA (American With Disabilities Act) violations because of existing law that provided up to $4000 in statutory damages, along with attorneys fees for every...more
"The Art of the New War - A Guide to Handling CFPB Examinations, Investigations, and Enforcement Actions" is practical guidance for institutions governed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on how to handle...more
A practical narrative describing the steps involved in the CFPB investigation and adjudication process....more
Companies often charge additional fees that increase the final cost of a product or service. In some industries, such as telecommunications and airlines, fees imposed by the government may be passed on to consumers.
JPMorgan Chase Bank will pay $100 million to settle claims that it jacked up interest rates on loan balances that were transferred to consumers’ credit cards after it promised them a fixed rate, according to documents just...more
Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) engaged in its first major enforcement action by requiring Capital One to refund 2 million consumers approximately $140 million for profits gained from deceptive...more
In 2002, the Legislature enacted AB 55 creating the victims of corporate fraud fund. Since the fund was created, it has collected about $15 million and nearly 800 claims have been submitted. In a devastating article...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
*New York Law Makes Refund Policies Clearer
*Food Makers Shelve Smart Choices Program
*Complaint Says Target’s Silk Soymilk Isn’t Organic
*Lawsuit Accuses Cash4Gold of...more
Written By Geoffry Walsh Staff Attorney National Consumer Law Center,
Geoff Walsh has been a legal services attorney for over twenty-five years and is presently a staff attorney with National Consumer Law Center
IN THIS ISSUE:
*Alan Brunswick, L. Peter Parcher, Lee Phillips and Jordan Yospe Named to The Hollywood Reporter’s Power Lawyers Top 100
*Officials Say Craigslist Still Hosts Sex Ads
*FTC Testifies About Efforts to...more
On behalf of the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (PIABA), I am pleased to comment on the above-referenced proposed changes to the Suitability Rule and the Know Your Customer Rule, FINRA Rules 2111 and 2090. PIABA...more
Damages to an Injured Persons Credit Often Befall Victims after a car accident
§ 602. Congressional findings and statement of purpose [15 U.S.C. § 1681]the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
(1) The banking system is...more
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