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Gagging Gag Clauses under the Consumer Review Fairness Act

For the first time since the Consumer Review Fairness Act (CRFA) went into effect in March of 2017, the FTC has brought three separate actions enforcing the CRFA to halt the use of “gag clauses” – i.e., contract provisions that … Continue reading

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FCA consults on changes to mortgage advice rules to encourage consumer choice

On 7 May 2019, the FCA published Consultation Paper 19/17: Consultation on mortgage advice and selling standards (CP19/17). In CP19/17 the FCA sets out proposed changes in its mortgage advice and selling standards to address three harms identified through the … Continue reading

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Consumer Commission – Student Loan Discharge Recommendations

The American Bankruptcy Institute’s Commission on Consumer Bankruptcy issued its final report last week.   This is the first in a series of articles about those recommendations.  To see more information about the Commission, follow this link. As a commissioner, … Continue reading

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The Consumer Protection Ecosystem: Law, Norms, and Technology

Bradley, Christopher G., The Consumer Protection Ecosystem: Law, Norms, and Technology (March 8, 2019). Denver Law Review, Vol. 97, 2019. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3349190 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3349190 “Consumer law provokes fierce policy debate on issues from identity theft to online privacy, … Continue reading

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Consumer Protection and Payment Wallets – A Case for Tech-based Intervention

[Debanshu Mukherjee heads the Corporate Law and Financial Regulation vertical at the Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy, a New Delhi based independent think-tank. Shehnaz Ahmed is a Senior Resident Fellow at the Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy. Param Pandya is a Research Fellow … Continue reading

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