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FERC Largely Rejects Complaint Alleging PJM Improperly Adjusted Market Prices After Transmission Outages
Regarding the second outage, Monterey argued that PJM acted without authority when it adjusted initially posted real-time prices.
United States
18 Dec 2018
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Not In The Spirit For Class Arbitration
Spirit seeks resolution of two issues from the Supreme Court.
United States
30 Nov 2018
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Eleventh Circuit Holds Consumers Are Bound By Arbitration Provision Appearing On Product Wrapper
The Eleventh Circuit recently held that consumers were properly compelled to arbitration
United States
20 Nov 2018
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Arbitration Compelled In FCRA Dispute: Washington Federal Court Rules In Student Loan Servicer's Favor, Citing Broad Language In Underlying Note
Troutman Sanders will continue to monitor these developments and provide any further updates as they are available.
United States
14 Nov 2018
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Eleventh Circuit: Availability Of Class Arbitration Where Agreement Is Silent Is Question Of Arbitrability For Court To Decide
On September 19, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion illustrating the importance of careful drafting of arbitration agreements.
United States
26 Sep 2018
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SCOTUS Permits Employee Arbitration Clauses That Forbid Class Actions
On May 21, 2018, a divided U.S. Supreme Court held that employers can force employees into individual arbitration and avoid class action lawsuits involving those same employees.
United States
6 Jun 2018
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U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Class Action Waivers In Employment Contracts, Adding To Its Decisions Consistently Enforcing Arbitration Provisions
On May 21, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision penned by Justice Neil Gorsuch, held that employers can include a clause in their employment contracts that requires employees to arbitrate...
United States
24 May 2018
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D.C. Circuit Defers To FERC's Qualitative Approach For Establishing Term For Hydroelectric Project Licenses
On March 6, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ("D.C. Circuit") denied Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC's ("Duke Energy") petition for review of FERC's grant of a forty-year license...
United States
14 Mar 2018
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Number Of FDCPA And TCPA Lawsuits Filed In 2017 Decreases; CFPB, BBB Complaints, And FCRA Lawsuits On The Rise
In a new article detailing its Stats for December 2017 and Year in Review, WebRecon presented data showing a slight decrease in the number of consumer litigation lawsuits filed in 2017 compared to other years.
United States
1 Mar 2018
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CFPB Removes Ban On Arbitration Agreements From CFR Following Congressional And Presidential Disapproval Of Rule
As anticipated, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has officially removed from publication a rule that would have prohibited arbitration agreements in certain consumer contracts.
United States
30 Nov 2017
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Supreme Court Takes Up Florida V. Georgia Lawsuit In January
The United States Supreme Court announced today that it will hear oral argument in the Florida v. Georgia lawsuit on January 8, 2018.
United States
21 Nov 2017
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President Trump Officially Kills Arbitration Rule
On November 1, President Donald J. Trump signed a resolution passed by Congress to nullify the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Arbitration Rule.
United States
8 Nov 2017
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Congress Kills CFPB's Arbitration Ban For Financial Services Companies, Returning Focus To State V. Federal Court Wars
On Tuesday, October 24, 2017, the Senate voted to nullify the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's ("CFPB") arbitration rule (the "Rule") in a 51-50 vote.
United States
6 Nov 2017
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Congress Kills CFPB's Arbitration Ban For Financial Services Companies, Returning Focus To State v. Federal Court Wars
On Tuesday, October 24, 2017, the Senate voted to nullify the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's ("CFPB") arbitration rule (the "Rule") in a 51-50 vote.
United States
3 Nov 2017
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FCRA Suits Increase 60% From August To September
According to a litigation statistics report issued by WebRecon LLC, consumer lawsuits alleging violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act increased by nearly 60% in September from the prior month.
United States
1 Nov 2017
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U.S. Treasury Criticizes Arbitration Rule
On October 23, the U.S. Department of the Treasury released a report objecting to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's arbitration rule.
United States
1 Nov 2017
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California Adds Fraudulently Created Accounts To List Of Exclusions From Compelled Arbitration
California Governor Jerry Brown has signed legislation creating a new exception to mandatory arbitration within the California Arbitration Act.
United States
13 Oct 2017
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CFPB Issues Guidance To Small Businesses On Complying With Rule Banning Class Action Waivers
On July 10, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued its long-awaited final Rule banning class action waivers in arbitration provisions for covered entities, as well as requiring the covered entities...
United States
10 Oct 2017
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U.S. Chamber Of Commerce And Other Business Associations Sue To Overturn Ban On Class Action Waivers
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and other business groups have filed a federal lawsuit seeking to invalidate the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Rule banning class action waivers...
United States
10 Oct 2017
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Democratic State AGs Urge Senate Leaders To Uphold CFPB's Arbitration Rule
Twenty-one Democratic state attorneys general wrote to Senate leaders Mitch McConnell and Charles Schumer to express their opposition to S.J. Res. 47, which would nullify the Arbitration Rule...
United States
4 Sep 2017
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