senate judiciary committee

Last Tuesday, I had the great privilege of testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee at its “Arbitration in America” hearing.  As I told the Committee members in my opening remarks, arbitration is a topic that’s very near and dear to my heart. The hearing lasted about two hours and only two Committee members were present for the entire hearing, Committee Chairman Lindsay Graham and Senator Richard Blumenthal who served as the Acting Ranking Member in place of Ranking Member Senator Dianne Feinstein. … Continue Reading

Alan Kaplinsky, who leads our Consumer Financial Services Group, has been invited to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee tomorrow, April 2.

Alan will be joined by other legal and industry thought leaders in offering testimony for the Committee’s “Arbitration in America” hearing.  The hearing, the Committee’s first on the topic since 2013, is expected to be informational in nature and will be live-streamed starting at 10 a.m.… Continue Reading

The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing yesterday entitled “The Administrative State v. The Constitution: Dodd-Frank at Five Years.”  The hearing was focused on constitutional issues relating to the Dodd-Frank Act, including the constitutionality of the CFPB.

The witnesses were: The Honorable C. Boyden Gray of Boyden Gray & Associates, PLLC: Deepak Gupta of Gupta Wessler PLLC; Professor Neomi Rao of George Mason University School of Law; Professor Adam J.… Continue Reading