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Second Circuit Determines Arbitration Provision Included in Follow-Up E-mail Not Binding on Online Purchasers

In Schnabel v. Trilegiant Corp., plaintiffs commenced a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court of Connecticut against defendants (Affinion Group, LLC, and its wholly owned subsidiary Trilegiant Corp.) who are in the business of marketing and selling … Continue reading

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HSBC Denied Bid to Dismiss Class Action Lawsuit Over Force-Placed Insurance

As we previously explained in our May blog post, which covered the N.Y.S. Department of Financial Services Probe Into Force-Placed Insurance, in order to obtain a mortgage, lending banks usually require homeowners to maintain insurance on their property. If a … Continue reading

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Update: The New York Department of Financial Services Orders Force-Placed Insurers to Submit New Rates

We have an update to our May blog post regarding The New York State Department of Financial Services (“DFS”) probe into the “force-placed insurance” industry. After holding several days of public hearings the DFS determined that numerous insurers have been … Continue reading

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