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Protecting Consumers in a New Era

On Friday, March 31, 2017, the Center for Corporate Law and Governance and the Rutgers Institute for Professional Education co-hosted a half-day conference, Consumer Financial Protection in a New Era, at Rutgers Law School. The conference brought together practitioners, academics, regulators, and legal advisors to discuss a variety of consumer finance issues. Panelists approached consumer finance issues from both a federal and state law lens; topics included the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s recent enforcement actions and proposed rules, debt collection in state courts, and arbitration clauses in consumer credit contracts. Practitioners, academics, and students attended the conference, and free CLE was available to attendees who committed to taking on a pro bono case for Legal Services of New Jersey. read more

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In-House Counsel as “Compliance Generalist”

Bruce A. Ortwine, Class of 1981, examines how an in-house counsel that advises on compliance matters is vital to an organization’s success in this week’s Scarlet Insider. See the full post here.

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Where Did Big Pharma Go?

On this week’s Scarlet Insider, Andres Puerta examines the loss of Big Pharma business in New Jersey and outlines how the Garden State can entice the industry to return. Read the full piece here.

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Examining New Jersey’s Wage Gap

This week on The Scarlet Insider, Pedro Blanco compares the wage gap in New Jersey to its neighbor, New York. Read the full post here.

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Inaugural Judge Rosemary Gambardella Competition

Rutgers Law students will learn about the issues facing failing companies while competing for scholarship money at the inaugural Hon. Rosemary Gambardella Scholarship Competition. The free event is sponsored by the New Jersey Turnaround Management Association (NJTMA) and is open to the public.

Thursday, November 17, 2016
6:00 pm

Rutgers Law School
Baker Trail Courtroom
123 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102

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A Higher Class of Justice – It’s Not Too Late to Jail

Yian Pan explores some of the most recent instances of financial institutions being fined of wrongdoing in this week’s Scarlet Insider.