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Battle over mandatory arbitration shifts to Congress

GOP lawmakers are stepping up efforts to limit the authority of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a newly created agency that could have the power to limit mandatory arbitration clauses in consumer financial services contracts.

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High Court deals death blow to consumer class actions

Consumer class actions – called a vital tool for rectifying corporate wrongdoing by some, a scourge on American business by others – could be largely a thing of the past after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling giving companies broad authority ...

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Justices struggle with class arbitration rule

WASHINGTON – In a case that could limit the ability of states to invalidate arbitration agreements, the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court seemed to have trouble nailing down a test to determine when the Federal Arbitration Act trumps state ...

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