A U.S. District Court ruled in favor of the Board of Trade of the City of Chicago, Inc. and Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Inc. from allegations that they conspired to stop the CFTC from approving the application of a competing exchange.
The New York State Court of Appeals upheld a decision that contractual attempts to extend the statute of limitations for causes of action dealing with breaches of contracts are unenforceable on the grounds that they violate New York law and public policy.
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, Judge Analisa Torres, dismissed the CFTC's argument that it did not prove the intent to create an artificial price in order for it to establish a manipulation claim against an investment firm and the firm's CEO.
Cadwalader attorneys reviewed a proposal by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau that would prohibit the providers of certain consumer financial products and services from using arbitration clauses to block consumers from filing or participating in class action lawsuits.
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