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Forced Arbitration in Financial Services

News articles and columns on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s authority to prohibit arbitration clauses in financial services contracts:

March 21, 2017

Money Magazine
This Lawmaker Just Gave the Perfect Defense of a Consumer Watchdog the GOP is Trying to Kill

March 7, 2017

Bloomberg BNA
CFPB’s Assault on Arbitration Stuck Between Rock, Hard Place

March 6, 2017

Omaha World-Herald
James Goddard: Consumer protections are needed

March 29, 2015

Orange County Register
Watchdog: Don’t like the stacked deck? Too bad, you agreed to it

March 27, 2015
North Dallas Gazette
Credit Arbitration Clauses Favor Corporations Over Consumers

March 23, 2015
The Los Angeles Times
Credit card issuers shouldn’t bully customers into arbitration clauses

WPLG Local10 South Florida
CFPB study finds forced arbitration may harm consumers

March 20, 2015

Bank Customers May Get Their Day in Court

Huffington Post
CFPB Study Proves Forced Arbitration Harms Consumers; Agency Should Prohibit the Practice Wherever it Can

March 19, 2015
U.S. News & World Report
Out of Court, Out of Luck

March 18, 2015
How To Fight Back on Credit, Broker Agreements

March 17, 2015
San Jose Mercury News
Forced arbitration: New study shows it’s bad for consumers

Washington Monthly
CFPB Shows That Arbitration Doesn’t Work for Consumers

March 15, 2015

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Private justice is justice denied, regulator’s study shows

March 14, 2015
Sen. Franken wages war against consumer contract clause

March 13, 2015
Consumer Reports
CFPB should curb use of forced arbitration clauses that limit your legal rights

Cleveland Plain Dealer
Why you’ll never hear Big Business admit arbitration stinks for consumers: Plain Dealing

Reuters Analysis & Opinion
‘Most revealing’ CFPB evidence on class actions? Overdraft fee case study

The Fiscal Times
The Corporate Giveaway Hidden in Your Credit Card Contract

March 11, 2015
Media Matters
New CFPB Study Breaks Down The Numbers To Disprove Right-Wing Media’s Anti-Consumer Myths

The Hill Blog
It’s time for the CFPB to restore consumers’ rights

March 10, 2015
CFPB Says Mandatory Arbitration is Bad for Consumers

The New York Times
Binding Arbitration Rules Get Consumer Protection Bureau Scrutiny

CFPB: Arbitration hurts consumers

CFPB Finds Arbitration Harms Consumers, Presaging New Rules

In Wake Of Arbitration Report, Consumer Advocates Ask CFPB To Revoke Banks’ “License To Steal”

Al Jazeera
Study: Consumers unaware of fine print taking away right to sue lenders

Got a credit card? What right you’re signing away

Cleveland Plain Dealer
CFPB finds arbitration used to reduce awards to consumers

Investment News
CFPB study reveals downside of mandatory arbitration

International Business Times
CFPB Study: Little-Known Arbitration Clauses Are Costing Consumers Millions

The Washington Post
What happens when consumers are banned from class action lawsuits

The Wall Street Journal
Arbitration Clauses for Cards, Checking Draw Criticism

Daily Finance
Arbitration Not a Good Deal for Consumers, Watchdog Warns

USA Today
Consumers limited in financial product disputes
Arbitration agreements limit consumers, study says

The Los Angeles Times
Credit card, checking arbitration clauses hurt consumers, regulator says

Gwinnett Daily Post
Hank Johnson calls for ‘strong rule’ on forced arbitration in consumer financial services

Arbitration clauses block consumers from filing lawsuits

Reuters Analysis & Opinion
CFPB arbitration study a powerful vindication of consumer class actions

March 6, 2015
Consumers need help in fight against lenders

March 3, 2015
The Washington Post
Why it’s nearly impossible for you to sue your credit card company

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