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CFPB Proposes Controversial Rule to Limit Use of Arbitration Agreements
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • May 12 2016

On May 5, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced a long-awaited and highly-controversial proposed rule that, if adopted


CFPB proposal to allow more class action lawsuits against banks
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • May 9 2016

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released a proposed rule Thursday that would significantly increase consumers' ability to sue banks


Hold Onto Your Hats: CFPB Proposed Rules Will Lead to Lots of Class Action Litigation
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • May 5 2016

Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau proposed the rules that it previewed last fall, following up on its Arbitration Study. Those rules


FERC CHASING THE UNCATCHABLE: Trying to Fix Mandatory Capacity Markets Like Trying to Win Whack-a-Mole
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2016

To ensure service reliability, companies responsible for supplying electricity to consumers - what the industry refers to as load-serving entities -


East coast to the west coast: consumers continue to file deceptive pricing class actions
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • May 2 2016

Earlier this year, consumers filed class action lawsuits against retailers Zulily and Burberry in federal court in New York alleging unfair and


Lending risks associated with virtual currencies
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2016

The use of virtual currencies, which seemed novel just three years ago, continues to increase and gain momentum with consumers and in various


CFPB Releases Monthly Complaint Report for March 2016
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2016

On March 29, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released its latest Monthly Complaint Report for March 2016, which provides an


CFPB Begins Accepting Consumer Complaints Related to Online Marketplace Lenders
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2016

On March 7, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced that it now accepting complaints from consumers related to problems with


CFPB Releases Monthly Complaint Report for February 2016
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • March 2 2016

On March 1, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released its latest Monthly Complaint Report for February 2016, which provides an


An honest struggle to advertise "natural products"
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • February 25 2016

On February 12, 2016, two consumers brought a proposed New York state class action lawsuit against The Honest Company, Inc., a personal care products