58 Members of Congress Urge CFPB to Ban Consumer Arbitration

By | CFPB Monitor | May 25, 2015
58 Members of Congress Urge CFPB to Ban Consumer Arbitration

Senator Al Franken and 57 other members of Congress signed a letter sent to Director Cordray last week urging the CFPB “to move forward quickly to use its authority under the Dodd-Frank Act to issue strong rules to prohibit the use of forced arbitration clauses in financial contracts and give consumers a meaningful choice after disputes arise.”

What is a Recall of Food?

By | Marler Blog | May 25, 2015
What is a Recall of Food?

We hear about them so often these days–recalls of all kinds of products, from foods, to medications, to kids toys–that “recall” has become a working concept in everybody’s vocabulary.  But what is a recall?