Understanding the Role of the CFPB and the Death of Forced Arbitration

July 17, 2018 11:30am

Michael J. Agoglia
Alston & Bird LLP (San Francisco, CA)

David M. Bizar
Seyfarth Shaw LLP (Boston, MA)

Richard M. Segal
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP (San Diego, CA)

  • Appraising the roll back of the rule that bans banks, credit issuers and other financial institutions from using forced arbitration clauses in account contracts
  • Reviewing the new rule which restricts a lender’s ability to profit from high-interest, short-term loans
  • Comparing the outcomes of cases resolved by arbitrators v. lawsuits seeking class-action status
  • Predicting the regulatory efforts under Mulvaney and Trump and the potential impact on the consumer financial services industry