Tag Archives: Consumer

Should Your Consumer Arbitration Clause Be Broader?

(Tate v. Progressive Finance Holdings, LLC, C.D. Cal. 2017) After a Central District of California Judge dismissed a consumer’s Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) case on a Motion to Compel Arbitration, companies should consider broadening their consumer arbitration provisions. Of particular interest are the following unique circumstances: 1) the Judge dismissed rather than stayed the … Continue reading this entry

Time is Running Out to Complain About the Complaint Portal

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
You have 4 days! August 22, 2014 is the deadline to submit your comments in response to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) proposed disclosure of consumer complaint narrative data. (https://federalregister.gov/a/2014-17274). The CFPB maintains a public Consumer Complaint Database through which consumers may file complaints regarding financial services and products (commonly referred to as the “Complaint … Continue reading this entry

CFPB Releases Interim Rules Regarding Procedures for States to Notify Bureau of Actions to Enforce CFPA

The interim rule went into effect today, July 28, 2011, regarding the process by which state officials are to notify the CFPB of actions or proceedings undertaken to enforce any requirements of the Consumer Financial Protection Act (“CFPA”).  State officials are required prior to initiating any action or proceeding in any court or other administrative or regulatory proceeding against any covered person o enforce … Continue reading this entry