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FTC Workshop: “Fraud Affects Every Community”

Oct 29, 2014 8:30AM Constitution Center 400 7th St SW, Washington, DC 20024 | Directions & Nearby Tags: Bureau of Consumer Protection Consumer Protection Conference Description This workshop will examine how fraud affects groups including older adults, servicemembers and veterans, … Continue reading

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En Banc Petition in Jackson v. Payday Financial LLC

Here: En banc Petition Clarkson Amicus Brief Panel materials here.

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Seventh Circuit Rules against Western Sky in Jackson v. Payday Financial LLC — A Warning to Indian Country

Here is the opinion: CA7 Opinion Based on these findings, we now conclude that the Plaintiffs’ action should not have been dismissed because the arbitral mechanism specified in the agreement is illusory. We also cannot accept the Loan Entities’ alternative … Continue reading

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Seventh Circuit Supplemental and Amicus Briefs in Jackson v. Payday Financial (Western Sky Affiliates)

Here: Jackson Supplemental Brief Payday Financial Supplemental Brief Federal Trade Commission Amicus Brief Gavin Clarkson Amicus Brief [CA7 Order Denying Clarkson Motion: out of time] Illinois Amicus Brief Payday Financial Brief in Response to Amici TK Prior briefs here, with … Continue reading

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FTC & US Financial Protection Bureau Has Tribal Payday Lenders in Their Sights

Here, via Pechanga. Important, because of course tribes do not have immunity from federal government subpoenas….

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