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25 May 2011, 8:46 am by Jeff Sovern
by Jeff Sovern I have been consumed by other matters recently (chiefly, grading), but I did want to thank Deepak Gupta for his work on the Blog. [read post]
22 Apr 2012, 2:09 pm by Jeff Sovern
Deepak is perhaps better known for having argued Concepcion in the Supreme Court while he was with Public Citizen.  He has recently left the CFPB to concentrate on appellate litigation.  An excerpt: Since wide-ranging legislation in unlikely, given corporations’ political influence, Gupta said, more targeted work by federal governmental agencies is needed to protect class actions.  According to Gupta, an individual federal regulatory agency has… [read post]
15 Aug 2010, 8:06 am by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta Consumer credit agreements, tax forms, regulations: They're all crammed with gobbledygook, says Alan Siegel, and incomprehensibly long. [read post]
6 Aug 2010, 4:00 am by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta Banks Pressure Consumers As Overdraft Deadline Nears: Facing an August 15th deadline for existing bank customers to opt in to high-cost overdraft programs, bankers are using aggressive, often misleading marketing to target the most vulnerable cusomers, according to a new report. [read post]
12 Apr 2010, 11:52 am by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta A new study, The Preemption Effect: The Impact of Federal Preemption of State Anti-Predatory Lending Laws on the Foreclosure Crisis (PDF), conducted by UNC-Chapel Hill's Center for Community Capital, concludes that federal action to exempt large national banks from state consumer protection laws led to increased numbers of home foreclosures and risky lending practices. [read post]
19 Nov 2007, 8:25 am
by Deepak Gupta BBC News has been running a compelling series of articles on the subprime mortgage foreclosure crisis, including a particularly interesting article focusing on how the crisis is playing out in Cleveland, Ohio, which the BBC calls "the sub-prime capital of the United States. [read post]
24 Oct 2007, 11:08 am
by Deepak Gupta NPR's Chris Arnold had a story this morning about an intriguing deal between mortgage lender Countrywide and housing advocates to attempt to prevent foreclosures. [read post]
18 Feb 2007, 7:39 am
by Deepak Gupta This morning's New York Times has an interesting article on a strange new phenomenon: people who anonymously blog about their personal debt (e.g. [read post]
21 Dec 2007, 1:21 pm
by Deepak Gupta We've posted recently about the horrifying story of Jamie Leigh Jones, a 20-year old Haliburton/KBR employee who was gang-raped by her co-workers in Iraq and is now being denied her constitutional right to seek justice in court because of a mandatory binding arbitration clause in her employment contract. [read post]
24 Jun 2009, 12:52 pm
by Deepak Gupta The Alliance for Justice has issued a report on Judge Sonia Sotomayor's record in business and consumer cases. [read post]
10 May 2012, 4:00 am by Barbara S. Mishkin
We think two posts by Deepak Gupta that recently appeared on the Consumer Law & Policy Blog make for interesting reading. [read post]
12 Apr 2017, 11:30 am
Trump's DOJ": Deepak Gupta and Jonathan Taylor have this post today at the "Take Care" blog. [read post]
25 Mar 2013, 5:36 am by Rebecca Tushnet
Deepak Gupta writes in Scotusblog on an argument before the Supreme Court about whether a federal law designed to deregulate transportation applies to a consumer protection claim with very sympathetic facts. [read post]
13 Apr 2007, 8:45 am
From the Consumer Law & Policy Blog: Consumer Groups Express Disappointment with Proposed DoD Regs by Deepak Gupta Pentagondfst8706962_1_2 Three consumer groups -- Consumer Federation of America, Center for Responsbile Lending, and National Consumer Law Center -- issued a statement today expressing disappointment with the Pentagon's new proposed rules on predatory lending to servicemembers. [read post]
5 May 2009, 10:00 am
by Deepak Gupta Jeff Sovern and Paul Bland have contributed thoughtful posts on a proposal being pitched as a "compromise" in the debate over arbitration fairness. [read post]
3 May 2007, 10:22 am
by Deepak Gupta   The Federal Trade Commission is going to be holding a workshop this fall, on October 10-11, entitled Collecting Consumer Debts: The Challenges of Change. [read post]
21 Feb 2011, 3:00 am by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta Next week, I'll be speaking on two panels at the Practicing Law Institute's 16th Annual Consumer Financial Services Institute in New York (February 28-March 1) and, a month later, in Chicago (March 31-April 1). [read post]
6 Apr 2011, 5:18 am by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta As discussed in my previous post, the House Financial Services Committee is holding hearings this morning on GOP proposals to turn the CFPB into a five-member commission and strengthen FSOC veto power, among other things. [read post]
2 Nov 2007, 2:02 pm
by Deepak Gupta has just posted an interesting investigative report, titled "Prisoners of Debt," by reporters Robert Berner and Brian Grow. [read post]