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Monopoly Man Crashes Equifax Hearing to Protest Forced Arbitration
October 4, 2017 – 4:04 pm | Comments Off on Monopoly Man Crashes Equifax Hearing to Protest Forced Arbitration
Monopoly Man Crashes Equifax Hearing to Protest Forced Arbitration

Americans for Financial Reform and Public Citizen fought the attack on the Consumer Bureau’s rule to limit forced arbitration and class action bans by delivering mock “Get-Out-of-Jail-Free” cards to the Senate.

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In addition, Amanda Werner appeared at Wednesday morning’s U.S. Senate Banking Committee hearing on Equifax dressed as the billionaire Monopoly Man, and sat behind former CEO of Equifax Richard Smith as he gave testimony to the Senate Banking Committee.

AFR Statement: “Monopoly Man” Highlights Equifax, Wells Fargo Use of Forced Arbitration
October 4, 2017 – 1:08 pm | Comments Off on AFR Statement: “Monopoly Man” Highlights Equifax, Wells Fargo Use of Forced Arbitration
AFR Statement: “Monopoly Man” Highlights Equifax, Wells Fargo Use of Forced Arbitration

Americans for Financial Reform and Public Citizen are defending limits on forced arbitration from congressional attack with a delivery all 100 U.S. Senate offices: a mock “Get-Out-of-Jail-Free” card for the banks inspired by the board game Monopoly. An activist dressed as the billionaire Monopoly Man led the delivery.

Public Testimony: Alexis Goldstein calls on ED Department to Reinstate MOUs with the CFPB
October 4, 2017 – 11:26 am | Comments Off on Public Testimony: Alexis Goldstein calls on ED Department to Reinstate MOUs with the CFPB
Public Testimony: Alexis Goldstein calls on ED Department to Reinstate MOUs with the CFPB

Today at a public hearing at the Department of Education, AFR’s senior policy analyst gave testimony about the need to reinstate the Memorandum of Understanding with the CFPB, ended by Secretary DeVos to widespread criticism.