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CFPB Proposes Rules Banning Use of Class Action Waivers in Consumer Arbitration Agreements

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has proposed new rules that would largely ban the use of “no class action” arbitration provisions in consumer financial products and services agreements. 81 Fed. Reg. 32,830-01 (May 24, 2016).

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Jury Clears Chrysler of RP Discrimination: Lower Prices Were “Functionally Available”

Last week, a federal jury in Northern California found that Fiat Chrysler’s U.S. entity did not violate Robinson-Patman’s prohibition on price discrimination with its dealer incentive programs.

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Top 5 Antitrust Issues Facing Companies in the U.S. Today: #2 Competitor Collaboration

Antitrust law has always been concerned about certain types of collaboration among competitors – but it has at times acknowledged that benchmarking, joint ventures, and information exchanges can promote competition if done properly.

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“No Export” Provision in Sales Agreement Survives Antitrust Challenge

Late last week, the New Jersey federal court dismissed with prejudice a case where a customer challenged under the antitrust laws a car manufacturer’s requirement that he agree not to export a Jaguar Land Rover shortly after buying it.

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How the CPSC May Recover from Shutdown

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Improving the CPSC Consumer Product Safety Database: Your Feedback Wanted

Schiff Hardin Product Liability & Mass Torts Blog

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U.S. Supreme Court Nixes Equitable Tolling for Class Action Appeals

Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(f) provides that a party seeking permission to appeal an order granting or denying class certification must file the petition within 14 days of the district court order.