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12 Jan 2015, 2:22 pm by Deepak Gupta
” CardHub’s lawyer, Deepak Gupta, described First Premier’s retreat as “a victory for credit-card customers everywhere,” and said the case “shows that bullying tactics to keep consumers in the dark won’t be tolerated in the court of public opinion or a court of law. [read post]
8 Jan 2015, 11:35 am by Bob Lawless
I missed the story when it first came out, but Deepak Gupta was all over it at the Consumer Law & Policy Blog with a post and some screen shots of what these letters look like. [read post]
3 Dec 2014, 6:55 am by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta The Eleventh Circuit issued issued a very comprehensive and well reasoned opinion this week on a hot issue in consumer class-action practice: Can a defendants' attempt to "pick off" a class representative moot the class action? [read post]
2 Dec 2014, 3:02 pm by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta In today's Los Angeles Times, consumer columnist David Lazarus takes a look at the practice of for-profit debt collectors renting out the seal and letterhead of local California prosecutors -- the target of a new class-action lawsuit that our firm filed yesterday in federal court in San Francisco. [read post]
17 Nov 2014, 3:16 am by Walter Olson
[Deepak Gupta, Consumer Law & Policy; earlier] Tweet Tags: debtor-creditor law, ethics, prosecution“Prosecutors Who Rent Out their Letterhead to Debt Collectors” is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal system [read post]
13 Nov 2014, 9:50 am by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta Since its inception, this blog has covered the pernicious practice of prosecutors who rent out their name and authority to private for-profit debt collectors. [read post]
2 Oct 2014, 7:32 am by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta Perhaps betting that the third time's a charm, the Supreme Court this morning once again granted a petition over whether disparate-impact claims -- based on seemingly neutral practices with discriminatory effects -- are cognizable under the Fair Housing Act. [read post]
28 Aug 2014, 8:49 pm by Kevin O'Keefe
Image courtesy of Flickr by Deepak Gupta [read post]
31 Jul 2014, 12:50 pm by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta When Roz Terrill wrote a $41 check at the local Goodwill store to buy clothes for her two special-needs children, she had no idea it would lead to threats of criminal prosecution against her. [read post]
15 Jul 2014, 10:35 am by Kali Borkoski
Deepak Gupta, who now has his own firm, Gupta Beck, was one of the first lawyers hired at the CFPB: Deepak Gupta:  The White House regarded the CFPB as a real legacy issue for this president. [read post]
7 Jun 2014, 12:39 pm by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta The payday lenders' main trade association, the Community Financial Services Association, brought an unusual lawsuit this week against three federal regulators -- the Fed, the FDIC, and the OCC -- in an effort to challenge a controversial federal initiative known as "Operation Choke Point. [read post]
23 Apr 2014, 3:08 pm by Art Hinshaw
  The event also featured presenations from Michael Waibel of the University of Cambridge, Samuel Wordsworth of Essex Court Chambers in London, Geneviève Saumier of McGill University in Montreal, and Deepak Gupta, of Gupta Beck PLLC in Washington, D.C. [read post]
31 Mar 2014, 5:07 am by Brian Wolfman
  Speakers include FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez; Ralph Nader; Georgetown Dean William Treanor; Associate Dean Gregory Klass; Professors David Vladeck, Adam Levitin; CL&P bloggers Deepak Gupta, Scott Michaelman, and Jeff Sovern; NACA Executive Director Ira Rheingold; Citizen Works Executive Director Theresa Amato; Professors Nancy Kim, Omri Ben-Shahar, Margaret Jane Radin, Florencia Marotta-Wurgler, Michael Rustad, and Lauren Willis; former Illinois Attorney General and… [read post]
26 Mar 2014, 12:19 pm by Barbara S. Mishkin
  Accepted speakers include a number of prominent consumer advocates, such as David Vladeck, former Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection; Deepak Gupta, former CFPB Senior Counsel; and Omri Ben-Shahar, co-reporter for the Restatement on Consumer Contracts. [read post]
24 Mar 2014, 5:04 am by Rebecca Tushnet
  From the Consumer Law & Policy Blog: Speakers include FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez; Ralph Nader; Georgetown Dean William Treanor; Associate Dean Gregory Klass; Professors David Vladeck, Adam Levitin; CL&P bloggers Deepak Gupta, Scott Michaelman, and Jeff Sovern; NACA Executive Director Ira Rheingold; Citizen Works Executive Director Theresa Amato; Professors Nancy Kim, Omri Ben-Shahar, Margaret Jane Radin, Florencia Marotta-Wurgler, Michael Rustad, and Lauren Willis;… [read post]
23 Mar 2014, 8:17 am by Jeff Sovern
  Speakers include FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez; Ralph Nader; Georgetown Dean William Treanor; Associate Dean Gregory Klass; Professors David Vladeck, Adam Levitin; CL&P bloggers Deepak Gupta, Scott Michaelman, and Jeff Sovern; NACA Executive Director Ira Rheingold; Citizen Works Executive Director Theresa Amato; Professors Nancy Kim, Omri Ben-Shahar, Margaret Jane Radin, Florencia Marotta-Wurgler, Michael Rustad, and Lauren Willis; former Illinois Attorney General and… [read post]
24 Feb 2014, 9:59 am by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta Despite an unusually full-throated public-relations campaign and amicus effort by the tort-reform lobby, the Supreme Court this morning turned aside three petitions for certiorari from the Sixth, Seventh, and Ninth Circuits concerning the propriety of class certification in cases alleging that moldy washing machines sold to consumers were defective. [read post]
20 Jan 2014, 4:00 am by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta Should a defendant in a consumer fraud class action be able to defeat certification through evidence that its customers say they are "satisfied," even when the the allegation is that the product is snake oil? [read post]
3 Dec 2013, 11:35 am by Deepak Gupta
by Deepak Gupta In a much-anticipated decision, the Fifth Circuit held today that the National Labor Relations Board overstepped its authority when it ruled that an employer violated federal labor law by requiring its employees to sign an arbitration agreement containing a class-action ban. [read post]