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CFPB’s Proposed Rule Banning Use of Pre-Dispute Arbitration Agreements to Block Consumer Class Actions Signals New Wave of Class Actions Against Industry
  • Carlton Fields
  • USA
  • June 30 2016

On May 5, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau) published a proposed rule which would prohibit application of pre-dispute


How The Recent Supreme Court Term Will Affect Business
  • Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
  • USA
  • June 29 2016

In Encino Motorcars, the Supreme Court considered whether “service advisors” at automobile dealerships are exempt from


Class Action Trends Report Summer 2016
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • June 28 2016

ABC Corporation has been hit with a sex and pregnancy discrimination class action suit alleging that it systematically denied promotions to pregnant


A Guide to the Supreme Court’s Notable Decisions this Termand Cases to Watch Next Term
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2016

The Supreme Court's 2015-2016 Term will be remembered for the unexpected death of Justice Antonin Scalia on February 13, 2016. Justice Scalia's


A Flimsy Facade Provides No Shelter: Personal Liability and the Project Architect - What is Meant by "Piercing the Corporate Veil?"
  • Smith Currie & Hancock
  • USA
  • June 21 2016

As a legal precept, officers andor shareholders of a corporation cannot be liable to third parties for the acts of the corporation, which is an


Recent Arbitration Cases Set Limits on Arbitrability of Claims
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • June 16 2016

Arbitration is a matter of contract. While courts enforce arbitration provisions absent extraordinary circumstances, four recent cases from different


Parties in Massachusetts Cannot Contractually Expand the Scope of Judicial Review of an Arbitration Award
  • Merriann Panarella
  • USA
  • June 11 2016

The Supreme Judicial Court in Massachusetts recently held that the parties to a commercial arbitration agreement could not contractually alter the


Clickwrap Kryptonite: Don’t Let Site Design Undermine Your TOS
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • June 9 2016

We previously covered the developing legal issues with browsewrap agreements and the importance of reviewing and updating any such agreement to ensure


CFPB Watch for Auto Dealers
  • Hudson Cook LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2016

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced that it has rolled out a new website - you might want to check it out. The CFPB also announced a


Arbitration Provisions Mauled by Consumer Watchdog
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2016

Companies offering payment services or financial products to consumers are facing a proposed rule from the CFPB that would prohibit class action