Tag Archives: Forced Arbitration

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The House Financial Services Committee’s Latest Assault on the CFPB

Five-and-a-half years after the financial crisis, “the great majority of Americans still see a need for tougher regulation of Wall Street and the lending industry, and welcome the existence of a federal agency with a mandate to police rules of fair play in the consumer finance markets.

“At the House Financial Services Committee, however, a different view has taken hold. The big threat, many on that committee seem to believe, comes not from abusive practices in the financial industry, but from the agency that is beginning to do something about them.”

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Capitol Hill Briefing: Restoring Investor Rights

The use of mandatory arbitration in disputes between investors, on the one hand, and brokers or other investment professionals, on the other. Hosted by Americans for Financial Reform, North American Securities Administrators Association and Public Citizen