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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]
5 Apr 2011, 9:05 am by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta The House Financial Services Committee is holding a hearing at 10am tomorrow, April 6, on "Legislative Proposals to Improve [Read: Weaken] the Structure of the CFPB."  [read post]
24 May 2010, 3:56 pm by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta   Back in May 2008, I wrote a blog post that began like this:A cutting-edge issue in the world of consumer law--and one that this blog has discussed many times before . . . is the extent to which corporations can enforce class-action bans placed in consumer adhesion contracts. [read post]
14 Jun 2016, 11:43 am by Jeff Sovern
Excerpt:   “[House Financial Services Committee Jeb Hensarling would] gut Dodd-Frank and gut the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau,” said Deepak Gupta, a Washington lawyer who previously worked as senior counsel for the watchdog agency. [read post]
14 Nov 2013, 5:29 am by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta If you'll be in New Orleans tomorrow (Friday, Nov. 15),  I hope you'll drop by the Hyatt French Quarter for the Louisiana Bar's consumer law seminar. [read post]
” Posted by Deepak Gupta on Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at 07:48 PM in Consumer Litigation, Debt Collection, Free Speech, Intellectual Property & Consumer Issues, Unfair & Deceptive Acts & Practices (UDAP) | Permalink [read post]
8 Nov 2010, 3:00 am by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta Here's a roundup of some of the latest commentary on the the Concepcion case, which I'll be arguing tomorrow before the U.S. [read post]
12 Jul 2010, 2:32 pm by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta The Federal Trade Commission today issued a major report on debt collection and the forced arbitration of consumer collection disputes. [read post]
24 Nov 2009, 4:48 pm by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta With increasing frequency, debt collectors accused of engaging in abusive tactics in the context of consumer collection litigation have been raising a novel defense based on the Petition Clause of the First Amendment, which guarantees a right of access to the courts. [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]
20 Feb 2007, 8:53 am
by Deepak Gupta About an hour ago, the Roberts Court issued its first decision on the substantive due process limits on punitive damages. [read post]
13 Apr 2011, 4:42 pm by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta Who Will the White House Pick to Lead the Consumer Bureau?  [read post]
4 Nov 2007, 6:03 pm
by Deepak Gupta Judging by the name alone, you might think that the Center for Consumer Freedom is an independent organization that advocates for consumers' rights to make informed choices in the marketplace. [read post]
9 Jul 2009, 9:22 am
by Deepak Gupta House Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank has formally introduced President Obama's plan for a Consumer Financial Protection Agency (CFPA). [read post]
27 May 2008, 12:12 pm
by Deepak Gupta   A cutting-edge issue in the world of consumer law--and one that this blog has discussed many times before (see, e.g., here, here, and here)--is the extent to which corporations can enforce class-action bans placed in consumer adhesion contracts. [read post]
7 Jul 2009, 11:51 am
by Deepak Gupta Just before the holiday weekend, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court issued an opinion in Feeney v. [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]
28 Aug 2009, 2:06 pm
by Deepak Gupta This week, the Legal Talk Network hosted a debate over mandatory arbtiration between me and Alan Kaplinsky, a corporate defense lawyer known for pioneering the use of arbtiration clauses by banks and lenders. [read post]
24 May 2012, 7:14 am by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta The Supreme Court this morning released its opinion in Freeman v. [read post]