Mr. Polubinski is a partner in Davis Polk’s Litigation Department. [Full Bio]

Many have commented on the suit filed last week challenging the CFPB’s arbitration rule, but few have considered what impact, if any, the suit could have on the fast-approaching compliance date of March 19, 2018.

As a reminder, the Chamber of Commerce and other trade associations filed a long-anticipated suit
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Since the CFPB issued its Arbitration Rule in July, most commentators have focused on ways the rule may be blocked from going into effect. Chief among these is the possibility that Congress will vote to overturn the rule under the Congressional Review Act, and the House did promptly vote in
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Yesterday afternoon, the CFPB issued a final rule that, once it becomes effective, is designed to prohibit providers of certain consumer financial products or services from using pre-dispute arbitration clauses to bar consumers from participating in class action lawsuits.  Although covered providers will still be permitted to include mandatory arbitration
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Decision Yesterday and Two Denials of Certiorari Today Decline to Apply American Pipe Tolling to Statutes of Repose Under Both the ’33 Act and ’34 Act

On June 26, 2017, the United States Supreme Court decided California Public Employees’ Retirement System v. ANZ Securities, Inc. (“CalPERS”), an important case that
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