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House Financial Services Committee Issues Report Accusing Bureau of Contempt Charges Relating to Investigation into Arbitration Rulemaking
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA
  • August 11 2017

On August 4, the Majority Committee Staff of the House Financial Services Committee (Committee) released a report accusing CFPB Director Richard


This Week in Washington for August 7, 2017
  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2017

Republicans are expected to move on to tax reform after recess having failed to pass Obamacare repeal legislation. The White House’s Hill liaison has


Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Rule - One Step Closer to Repeal
  • Bressler, Amery & Ross PC
  • USA
  • July 26 2017

Following up on our earlier alert (July 20, 2017), we note that on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, the House of Representatives rejected the Consumer


CFPB Issues Final Rule Banning Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Clauses
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • July 24 2017

On July 10, 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released its long-awaited and controversial final rule on arbitration agreements in


Congress, OCC and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau at Odds Over New Arbitration Rule
  • Ulmer & Berne LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2017

On Monday, the acting head of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Keith Noreika, requested that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau


Fast track arbitration for insurance disputes: ARIAS rules under the spotlight
  • Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 13 2017

This blog focuses on the ARIAS Fast Track Arbitration Rules (AFTAR) and how they can be used to improve efficiency when arbitrating insurance


No Causation, No Accident
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • July 11 2017

Two recent decisions from the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) have dealt with determining whether or not the Applicants were involved


CFPB Shows Grit; Issues Rule Curtailing Financial Arbitration
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2017

The CFPB today issued a consumer-friendly rule that is likely to significantly curtail the use of arbitration in consumer financial agreements. That


The new NEC4: What are the changes?
  • Charles Russell Speechlys
  • United Kingdom
  • June 28 2017

The new NEC4 suite of contracts was released on 22 June 2017 at the NEC Users' Group Annual Seminar. We set out below a summary of the key changes in


Insurance Endorsement Becomes Chink in the Armour of an Arbitration Clause: Trade Finance Solutions v Equinox Global Limited
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • June 21 2017

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently delivered a brief decision which placed an important caveat on the enforceability of arbitration