Don Frederico Addresses CFPB's Proposed Changes Regarding Class Action Waivers in Consumer Financial Agreements

Pierce Atwood litigation attorney Donald R. Frederico participated in a panel discussion titled, “2016 Arbitration Developments: CFPB Rulemaking and Class Action Defense” at 2016 Consumer Financial Services Conference

Don discussed the CFPB’s proposed changes regarding predispute arbitration clauses and class action waivers. He shared the latest information from the CFPB, discuss litigation developments related to arbitration clauses from the past year, forecast the impact of the CFPB’s proposal on class action litigation, and suggested ideas to reduce the impact of the proposal.

The 2016 Financial Services Conference, held April 10-12 at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront, focused entirely on the legal aspects of consumer finance and privacy. The conference also offered breakout sessions on housing, auto, merchant cash advance and small business lending, and privacy, as well as more general sessions in areas of interest to the consumer finance and privacy industries.

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