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1 Aug 2013, 8:17 am by Jeff Sovern
by Jeff Sovern Sovereign Bank is changing its name to Santander, but I have decided not to change my name to Jeff Santander. [read post]
23 Mar 2015, 2:07 pm by Alan S. Kaplinsky
  In a recent Consumer Law & Policy blog, Professor Jeff Sovern states that he is “skeptical” of my position that the CFPB’s conclusion can be explained, in part, by the fact that most consumers use informal methods for resolving their disputes with companies. [read post]
4 Aug 2010, 5:27 pm by Jeff Sovern
by Jeff Sovern Brian posted a link earlier this week to the Wall Street Journal article on new tricks to get around the Credit CARD Act.  [read post]
1 May 2008, 8:10 am
Over at The Faculty Lounge, Alfred Brophy has posted a link to Jeff Sovern's short play, "Rankings:  A Dramatization of the Incentives Created by Ranking Law Schools". [read post]
23 Nov 2015, 2:29 pm by Barbara S. Mishkin
Mishkin In a new American Banker article, Alan Kaplinsky, Practice Leader of Ballard Spahr’s Consumer Financial Services Group, responded to an article by Professor Jeff Sovern that called into question Alan’s prediction that the CFPB’s proposed plan to ban class action waivers in consumer arbitration agreements will cause companies to abandon arbitration completely. [read post]
26 Sep 2013, 1:32 pm by Jeff Sovern
by Jeff Sovern I've posted a paper on SSRN, Can Cost-Benefit Analysis Help Consumer Protection Laws? [read post]
22 Oct 2015, 4:58 am by Alan S. Kaplinsky
Kaplinsky In a blog post earlier this week, Professor Jeff Sovern took issue with statements made by a legal expert that suggest an amendment to the Federal Arbitration Act would be necessary for the CFPB to ban class action waivers in arbitration agreements. [read post]
22 Oct 2015, 4:58 am by Alan S. Kaplinsky
Kaplinsky In a blog post earlier this week, Professor Jeff Sovern took issue with statements made by a legal expert that suggest an amendment to the Federal Arbitration Act would be necessary for the CFPB to ban class action waivers in arbitration agreements. [read post]
17 Jul 2017, 8:03 am by Alan S. Kaplinsky and Mark J. Levin
Recently, Professor Jeff Sovern criticized Senator Tom Cotton of Arkansas for announcing that he would seek to block the CFPB’s final arbitration rule using the Congressional Review Act. [read post]
17 Aug 2015, 9:00 am by Alan S. Kaplinsky and Mark J. Levin
Levin In a recent blog post, Professor Jeff Sovern responded to our blog post indicating that the CFPB’s March 10, 2014 Arbitration Study strongly supports the industry’s view that consumers fare better in arbitration than litigation in general and class actions in particular. [read post]
18 Sep 2017, 9:43 am by Alan S. Kaplinsky and Mark J. Levin
Professor Jeff Sovern has responded to our recent blog, “Senator Warren’s Numbers Don’t Add Up,” with a blog of his own. [read post]
21 Apr 2010, 11:11 am by Jeff Sovern
by Jeff Sovern Here's the column, and follow up posts can be found here and here.  [read post]
3 Jun 2014, 5:44 pm by Jeff Sovern
by Jeff Sovern Here, in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. [read post]
15 Feb 2008, 5:18 pm
by Jeff Sovern One of my goals with this blog has been to raise the profile of consumer law among legal educators. [read post]