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Press Release: AFR joins 8 Allied Groups and More than 67,000 People in Telling PNC and Well Fargo to Stop Using Forced Arbitration
November 20, 2014 – 11:06 am

“These non-negotiable terms are one of the ways that companies rig the financial system against consumers and avoid accountability. These terms deny customers access to courts should they seek to pursue legal claims against your company and deprive your customers of important legal protections. The result is that consumers cannot practically or fairly resolve disputes with you or
seek remedies for harm caused by your wrongful conduct.”

NYTimes: In U.S. Monetary Policy, a Boon to Banks
June 30, 2011 – 8:22 am

June 29, 2011
By Jesse Eisinger, Propublica
“The most pronounced development in banking today is that executives have become bolder as their business has gotten worse.
The economy is clearly weaker than expected, and housing prices are …

Peter Skillern’s Congressional Testimony
March 22, 2011 – 8:16 am

Testimony of Peter Skillern, Executive Director Community Reinvestment Association of North Carolina United States House of Representatives
Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee Wednesday, March 3, 2011
Thank you Representative Capito and Representative Maloney for …

Bank Lobby Splinters On CFPB Ahead Of Director Confirmation Deadline
March 3, 2011 – 9:26 am

By Zach Carter / Huffington Post
“We agree,” Lisa Donner, the director of Americans for Financial Reform, a coalition of consumer groups advocating for stronger bank regulation, said in reference to Bachus’ comments. “With …