Unveiling a plan to ban the use of arbitration clauses that rule out class actions, the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau behaves as a Plaintiff’s Lawyer Protection Bureau [Andrew Pincus, Chamber’s Institute for Legal Reform] More: Boston Globe, Alison Frankel, Reuters. Earlier and related here, here, here (California) and generally. And regarding news reports that Chrysler offers a $200 discount to car buyers who accept pre-dispute arbitration, Ted Frank:
Chrysler willing to split savings of avoiding courts with buyers: $200 discount. Lawyers upset that it's disclosed what they cost consumers.
— tedfrank (@tedfrank) October 8, 2015