Tomorrow, the American Law Institute’s members are scheduled to vote on the Tentative Draft of the Restatement of the Law, Consumer Contracts at ALI’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C.  In this podcast, Alan Kaplinsky, who leads our Consumer Financial Services Group, interviews Steven Weise, a member of ALI’s Council, about the criticism of the Restatement from businesses and consumer advocates.  In addition to explaining the Restatement’s background and rationale, Steven responds to criticism of the research methodology and specific substantive provisions.

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In last week’s podcast, Alan interviewed Professor Adam Levitin of Georgetown University Law School about the reasons businesses and consumer advocates are both opposed to the proposed Restatement.  To listen to last week’s podcast, click here.