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Eighth Circuit shows how difficult it is to prove arbitration agreement unconscionable due to cost

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2015

Almost two years ago in American Express Co. v. Italian Colors, SCOTUS significantly narrowed, but did not overrule, the "effective vindication"

SEC issues final Regulation A rules

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2015

The SEC has adopted amendments to Regulation A and other rules and forms to implement Section 401 of the JOBS Act. Section 401 of the JOBS Act added

SCOTUS will hear arbitration case in October term

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 23 2015

Just as I was beginning to worry that arbitration had fallen out of favor at the nation’s highest court today the Supreme Court announced that it

Fed Governor says Volker rule thresholds should be raised

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 22 2015

In testimony before a Senate committee, Federal Reserve Governor Daniel K. Tarullo suggested the threshold for the Volker rule should be raised. He

CFTC to shift enforcement actions to administrative courts

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 21 2015

The CFTC plans to revive the use of administrative courts to bring enforcement actions for violations of the Commodity Exchange Act and CFTC

Issuers omit proposals from proxy statements

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 20 2015

As noted here, two issuers have omitted shareholder proposals from preliminary proxy statements where no-action letters from the SEC regarding

Eighth Circuit finds former employees lack standing to challenge employer’s new arbitration policy

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 19 2015

What's one way to derail a potentially large collective action about Fair Labor Standards Act violations? To implement a new arbitration policy

DOL gives retirement plan sponsors of participant directed retirement plans additional time to provide employee fee disclosures

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 19 2015

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) regulations require 401(k) plan fiduciaries to provide plan participants with a detailed disclosure statement about

SEC Chair White warns on fee shifting bylaws

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 19 2015

In remarks at a conference attended by M&A professionals, SEC Chair White gave her views on fee shifting bylaws. Currently the SEC staff is focused

CFPB to allow consumers to voice public complaints about financial companies

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 19 2015

The CFPB is finalizing a policy to allow consumers to voice publicly their complaints about consumer financial products and services. When consumers