Category Archives: Conferences

Guest Post from Kathleen C. Engel: Currents, Continents and Consumer Law

We are grateful to Professor Kathleen C. Engel of Suffolk University Law School for providing this guest post on the International Association of Consumer Law biannual conference: Every two years, consumer law academics from around the world gather to present their research and discuss their countries’ credit markets and consumer protection laws. This year, the International […]

Wyoming Consumer Issues Conference: Navigating the New Health Care Market

Wyoming's 13th Consumer Issues Conference has the theme of “Navigating the New Health Care Market. "  It will feature speakers on major consumer healthcare issues across three tracks: Innovative Directions in Healthcare; Legal Horizons in Healthcare; and Consumer Compass to Healthcare.  Early registration ends September 23.  Keynote Speakers: – Steven Brill, author of Time Magazine Article “Bitter […]

Talking Arbitration, the Supreme Court, and Civil Rights

I'm presenting at a few CLE programs over the next few days and I thought readers of the blog might be interested. The first can be accessed via phone; the other two will be at the American Association of Justice's Annual Convention in San Francisco: A one-hour phone briefing on American Express v. Italian Colors: Practical Implications […]

Consumer Law Events, Including Consumer Financial Services Institute Next Week and Panel on Fair Lending Tomorrow

There are some consumer-law events coming up that readers may find interesting: ABA Fair Lending Panel Tomorrow (April 5):  The recent exchange between Jeff Sovern and Chris Willis on disparate impact and fair lending (at this blog and the CFPB Monitor blog) reminds me to mention a panel on the same subject tomorrow at the spring meeting of […]

Call for Papers; Topics Include Some Consumer Law Matters

The University of Connecticut School of Law announces a writing competition for junior legal scholars, called the 2013 Junior Scholars Workshop on Financial Services Law. The competition is open to law faculty with less than six years of teaching experience. The competition is open only to papers that explore topics in financial services law. Appropriate […]

Washington Law Review Symposium on Disclosure Crisis

The symposium is scheduled for Feb. 28, 2013, 9:30 AM – 6:30 PM, at the UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON SCHOOL OF LAW (registration by Feb. 26).  The announcement states: Mandatory disclosure is a popular form of regulation. From privacy to healthcare, politics to “payola,” laws requiring disclosure have proliferated in recent decades. This symposium features panel discussions by top scholars […]

Fordham Law Conference to Include Consumer Law Panel

The conference is titled ""What is Urban Law Today?  A Symposium on the Field’s Past, Present, and Future in Honor of the Urban Law Journal’s 40th Anniversary.  It will be be held on February 28, 2013 at Fordham’s Lincoln Center Campus.  The consumer law panel, on consumer protection by local governments, is scheduled for 2:10pm-3:00pm. Speakers […]