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7 Sep 2020, 4:23 am by Jeremy Telman
Congress Should Outlaw Contract Clauses Waiving Liability for Negligently Exposing People to COVID Jeff Sovern Every 1L learns the tort of negligence. [read post]
5 Aug 2022, 4:51 am by Alan S. Kaplinsky
In a blog post published on July 30 on Consumer Law and Policy Blog [link], Professor Jeff Sovern discusses comments from CFPB officials that the Bureau will not use the disparate effects or impact test to determine if discrimination has occurred when using its UDAAP authority. [read post]
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]
13 Apr 2022, 1:41 pm by Alan S. Kaplinsky
I want to thank Professor Jeff Sovern, a prominent consumer advocate and my frequent sparring partner, for his recent praise of our podcast. [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]
21 May 2018, 10:05 am by Alan S. Kaplinsky
As readers of this blog already know, Professor Jeff Sovern and I come at most issues from different sides of the street. [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]
16 Jun 2022, 9:10 am by Barbara S. Mishkin
As many of our blog readers know, Alan Kaplinsky and Professor Jeff Sovern have regularly engaged in legal debate about consumer finance issues via blog posts. [read post]
7 Jun 2021, 7:28 am by Mark J. Levin
Professor Jeff Sovern responded to our blog criticizing his proposal for a new CFPB arbitration rule by asserting that his proposed rule is not substantially the same as the prior CFPB rule that Congress vetoed and, therefore, the Congressional Review Act would not bar its promulgation. [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]
4 Oct 2021, 8:45 am by Mark J. Levin
In a recent “open letter” to newly confirmed CFPB Director Rohit Chopra, Professor Jeff Sovern asks the agency not to forget about “arbitration” as it implements its regulatory agenda. [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]