Mandatory arbitration and its impact on the world of consumer finance was the topic of a Capitol Hill briefing sponsored by AFR, Public Citizen & the National Association of Consumer Advocates.
Americans for Financial Reform, Public Citizen, and the National Association Consumer Advocates held a briefing on the pervasive practice of mandatory binding arbitration in contracts for credit cards, student loans, payday loans, and assorted other financial products.
AFR sponsored an event celebrating the first birthday of the CFPB with Director Richard Cordray. The even was cosponsored by AFL-CIO, Consumer Action, Consumer Federation ofAmerica, Consumers Union, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, National Community Reinvestment Coalition, National Fair HousingAlliance, and U.S.PIRG
AFR along with Campaign for a Fair Settlement, ESOP, National Community Reinvestment Coalition, and New Bottom Line hosted a conference to discuss principal reduction.
PRINCIPAL REDUCTION AND THE ECONOMY
June 28, 2012 2:00 – 5:00 PM
Economic Policy Institute, 1333 H Street NW, Washington DC
Presented By: Americans for Financial Reform
Space is limited, please RSVP to AFRPrincipalReduction@gmail.com
According to recent estimates, almost …