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Man Bites Dog: Consumer Attorneys Required to Pay Defendant
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • June 8 2018

On May 31, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a $150,000 sanctions award against three consumer attorneys and their law firms for bad faith


SCOTUS Permits Employee Arbitration Clauses That Forbid Class Actions
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2018

On May 21, 2018, a divided U.S. Supreme Court held that employers can force employees into individual arbitration and avoid class action lawsuits


U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Class Action Waivers in Employment Contracts, Adding to its Decisions Consistently Enforcing Arbitration Provisions
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2018

On May 21, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision penned by Justice Neil Gorsuch, held that employers can include a clause in their employment


U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Class Action Waivers in Employment Contracts, Adding to its Decisions Consistently Enforcing Arbitration Provisions
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2018

On May 21, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision penned by Justice Neil Gorsuch, held that employers can include a clause in their employment


No Bill of Sale? No Problem - District Court Orders Arbitration in FDCPA Action Even Though Original Bill of Sale Was Unavailable
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2018

A district court in the Northern District of Illinois recently granted a debt collector’s motion to compel arbitration in a Fair Debt Collection


Senator Introduces Resolution to Overturn CFPB’s 2013 Auto Finance Guidance
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2018

Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) recently introduced a resolution to overturn guidance promulgated by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in 2013


CFPB Removes Ban on Arbitration Agreements from CFR Following Congressional and Presidential Disapproval of Rule
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • November 28 2017

As anticipated, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has officially removed from publication a rule that would have prohibited arbitration


President Trump Officially Kills Arbitration Rule
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • November 1 2017

On November 1, President Donald J. Trump signed a resolution passed by Congress to nullify the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Arbitration Rule


Congress Kills CFPB’s Arbitration Ban for Financial Services Companies, Returning Focus to State v. Federal Court Wars
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2017

On Tuesday, October 24, 2017, the Senate voted to nullify the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (“CFPB”) arbitration rule (the “Rule”) in a 51-50


U.S. Treasury Criticizes Arbitration Rule
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2017

On October 23, the U.S. Department of the Treasury released a report objecting to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s arbitration rule. As we