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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]
24 May 2009, 11:01 pm
As some of you may be aware, a generous bequest by US billionaire Vinod Gupta helped kickstart the Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property law (RGSOIPL), India's first specialised law school, focusing on intellectual property law (IP). [read post]
14 May 2009, 4:21 pm
The Clearinghouse Association, the pending Supreme Court case addressing whether state officials can investigate discriminatory lending by national banks, or whether such investigations are preempted by federal law (my co-blogger Deepak Gupta blogged about it here, and collected various links). [read post]
7 May 2009, 3:28 pm
by Jeff Sovern Earlier this week, my co-coordinator Deepak Gupta suggested that instead of adopting a so-called compromise providing that consumers agree to arbitration unless they affirmatively opt out, Congress should provide that litigation is the default choice, and consumers should have the opportunity to opt in to arbitration after receiving notice. [read post]
5 May 2009, 2:25 pm
by Deepak Gupta Today, the ABA's Dispute Resolution Section issued a statement suggesting that it may be backing down from its ill-advised "opt out" proposal on forced arbitration (which we've criticized on this blog here, here, and here.) [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]
14 Apr 2009, 9:00 am
by Deepak Gupta FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz today announced six senior staff appointments, drawn from the private sector, the public interest community, academia, and government. [read post]
9 Apr 2009, 7:54 pm
CL&P blogger Deepak Gupta briefed and argued this case for the victorious plaintiffs. [read post]
2 Apr 2009, 3:45 pm
by Deepak Gupta Those of us who regularly read amicus briefs by the likes of the U.S. [read post]
24 Mar 2009, 8:17 am
by Deepak Gupta  The House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommitee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection is holding a hearing this morning on "Consumer Credit and Debt: The Role of the Federal Trade Commission in Protecting the Public. [read post]
23 Mar 2009, 8:18 am
by Deepak Gupta  FDIC chairman Sheila Bair says that, to protect consumers from aggressive lending practices, Congress should consider "curtailing" the powers of federal banking regulators to preempt state consumer protection laws. [read post]
12 Mar 2009, 1:33 pm
"Deepak Gupta, the group's chief attorney in Washington, said companies like ACCS are effectively "renting out the prosecutor's seal" to collect money on cases prosecutors would not otherwise pursue. [read post]
2 Mar 2009, 10:26 am
  My co-blogger Deepak Gupta is quoted in the story, and Public Citizen has filed cases charging that the practice violates the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. [read post]
26 Feb 2009, 10:26 am
by Deepak Gupta This blog has closely followed the ongoing battle over class-action bans: adhesion contract provisions that purport to strip consumers and employees of their right to pursue class actions, whether in litigation or in arbitration. [read post]
26 Feb 2009, 8:49 am
by Deepak Gupta The Federal Trade Commission today released its annual tally of consumer complaints. [read post]
17 Feb 2009, 12:36 pm
by Deepak Gupta I'm delighted that the Second Circuit has decided to uphold New York City's landmark fast-food menu rule, which requires chain restaurants to disclose calorie information on their menus. [read post]
4 Feb 2009, 10:43 am
One is that the California and New York departments of motor vehicles are balking at providing information, said Deepak Gupta, a lawyer for Public Citizen. [read post]
9 Dec 2008, 10:24 pm
The speakers scheduled to speak include Julio Ribeiro, Mahesh Bhatt, Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Dipankar Gupta, Vinod Mehta, Sayeed Naqvi, Rajdeep Sardesai, Deepak Chaurasia, Sanjay Pugalia, Madhu Trehan and others. [read post]
15 Oct 2008, 8:47 pm
by Deepak Gupta The American Association for Justice (AAJ) has just released a fascinating new report, based in part on documents they obtained through FOIA, detailing the Bush administration's use of preemption as a deregulatory strategy. [read post]
26 Aug 2008, 10:41 pm
Deepak Gupta at CL&P blogged about this earlier today, and points out that the bill is intended to improve enforcement of the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA). [read post]