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LETTER: FAN Coalition opposes Congressional Review Act resolution that repeals CFPB arbitration rule

July 20th, 2017

By: Amanda Werner

You can also read the letter here.   July 20, 2017   U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515   Re: Vote NO on Congressional Review Act resolution that repeals CFPB arbitration rule   Dear Representative:   Fair Arbitration Now, a network of more than 70 consumer, labor, legal, and community organizations, writes to urge

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FAN Coalition Opposes Attempts to Revisit Critical Dept. of Education Rule Banning Forced Arbitration Clauses

July 14th, 2017

By: Remington Gregg

FAN Coalition Letter.ED Arb Rule Comments July 2017.FINAL July 12, 2017 Kathleen A. Smith Acting Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education Lyndon Baines Johnson Department of Education Building 400 Maryland Avenue SW Washington, DC 20202   Re: Docket ID ED-2017-OPE-0076, Comments Regarding ED’s Intent to Establish a Negotiated Rulemaking Committee to Revise the Borrower Defense Rule

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RELEASE: FAN Coalition Celebrates New Rule to Restore Consumers’ Right to Join Together in Challenging Financial Fraud and Scams

July 10th, 2017

By: Amanda Werner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 10, 2017 CONTACTS: Amanda Werner, Americans for Financial Reform & Public Citizen, awerner@ourfinancialsecurity.org Jan Kruse, National Consumer Law Center, jkruse@nclc.org Christine Hines, National Association of Consumer Advocates, christine@consumeradvocates.org   Washington, DC (July 10, 2017) – Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) finalized its long-awaited rule to restrict the financial industry’s

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New Report Shows Need for Federal Oversight of Secret Arbitration: All Firms in Flagrant Violation of California’s Disclosure Law

June 28th, 2017

By: Amanda Werner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 28, 2017 CONTACTS: Amanda Werner, Americans for Financial Reform & Public Citizen, awerner@ourfinancialsecurity.org, (202) 973-8004 Jan Kruse, National Consumer Law Center, jkruse@nclc.org, (617) 542-8010 ext. 361 New Report Shows Need for Federal Oversight of Secret Arbitration: All Firms in Flagrant Violation of California’s Disclosure Law A major new report released today

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PRESS ADVISORY: Wells Fargo Asks Judge to Kick Defrauded Consumers out of Court

June 6th, 2017

By: Amanda Werner

After Promising to Make Things Right, Wells Fargo Asks Judge to Kick Defrauded Consumers out of Court June 6, 2017 Contact: Amanda Werner, awerner@ourfinancialsecurity.org Tomorrow, a federal judge in Utah will decide whether more than 50 consumers defrauded by banking giant Wells Fargo in its fake account scandal will be forced to pursue claims one-by-one in

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