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Guest Blogger Arone Silverman
Mandatory arbitration clauses- which are buried in the fine print of many consumer contracts- have the effect of denying consumers the opportunity to evaluate whether arbitration is suitable for the dispute and prevent consumers from choosing their preferred forum for resolving disputes – including the choice to go to court.
Consumers Union urges Obama to repeal Bush era regulation that blocks states from protecting consumers
Federal regulators act to protect consumers from certain abusive credit card lending practices
CU joins with other consumer groups to urge Congress to curb abusive credit card lending practices
Key issues on financial privacy and identity theft in Congress
Consumer groups call for action on unjustifiable fees, outrageous rates and questionable lending practices
Senate Banking Committee takes up reform bill as new Congress convenes