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Gibson Dunn analyzes the CFPB's Rulemaking to Curtail Arbitration Agreements Barring Class Actions in Consumer Financial Contracts

On October 7, 2015, the United States Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced that it is “launch a rulemaking process” that is intended to impede the use of “pre-dispute arbitration agreements for consumer financial products and services.” 1,202 more words

Finance & Economics

Is Dodd-Frank Coming to Kenya?

Being a whistleblower in Kenya is a risky business. John Githongo and David Munyakei might be exhibits 1 and 1a in supporting that assertion. More recently, blogger  1,096 more words


Dodd-Frank Is Hurting the Recovery!

The Federal Reserve Bank plays an important role in our economy by trying to keep inflation low and stable but also by trying to make recessions less severe by increasing the money supply when the unemployment rate is high. 300 more words

Jack Heidel

D.C. Court of Appeals Holds That Bank Has Standing to Challenge CFPB

The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit recently reversed a lower court and found that a Texas bank has standing to challenge the constitutionality of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”).  197 more words

Banking Litigation

The New TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure Requirements

Farewell, HUD-1, we hardly knew ye. As of October 3rd, 2015, lenders will provide two integrated forms at specified intervals surrounding the closing date to comply with the provisions of both the Truth in Lending Act (“TILA”) and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act of 1974 (“RESPA”). 649 more words

Real Estate Law

Does the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Have Authority Over Your Business? Follow Along

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) was created to enforce various consumer finance laws like the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Home Mortgage Disclosure Act of 1975, and Truth in Lending Act. 66 more words


Variable Pay Hits Record as Companies Weigh Risk Against Optimism

Companies are spending the most ever on variable pay for salaried exempt workers, according to Aon Hewitt, as optimism about the economy is tempered by a greater emphasis on risk management. 51 more words

Risk And Insurance News