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CFPB, FTC join to target deceptive mortgage ads

WASHINGTON – Two federal agencies have joined together to beef up investigations and enforcement actions against companies who engage in fraudulent advertising under the Mortgage Acts and Practices Advertising Rule and the Federal Trade Commission Act.

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Justices: Contract’s validity for arbitrator to decide

The Oklahoma Supreme Court failed to follow the substantive law of the Federal Arbitration Act when it declared the noncompetition agreements in two employment contracts null and void, rather than leaving that determination to the arbitrator in the first instance, ...

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Supreme Court ponders who’s a ‘supervisor’ under Title VII

WASHINGTON – The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court took up the case of Vance v. Ball State University to decide when a harasser is a “supervisor” such that the employer can be held vicariously liable under Title VII.

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