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CFPB Rules Proposal may Drastically Impact School Arbitration Agreements

By Bill Ojile, Partner, and Henry Baskerville, Of Counsel, Armstrong Teasdale, LLP
On October 7, 2015, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced its intent to launch a rulemaking process that would prohibit companies from using arbitration clauses that preclude consumers from filing class action lawsuits.

CollegeAmerica Wins Major Legal Victory

SARA – Twenty-three States and Counting

Written from an interview with Marshall A. Hill, Ph.D., Executive Director, National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements
Executive Director of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements, Marshal Hill believes that distance education can help improve America’s educational system once the inefficiencies of the current state regulatory system are codified across the board.

CFPB Rules Proposal may Drastically Impact School Arbitration Agreements

Protecting Your School from Cybercrime and Inadvertant Data Breaches

By Michelle Hon Donivan, Partner, Duane Morris, LLP Data security breaches are practically a daily occurrence. Indeed, cybersecurity threats have become so prevalent that cyber security experts and U.S. Attorney General, Eric Holder, say that there are two types of companies in America, those that have been hacked and those that do not know they have been hacked.

CFPB Rules Proposal may Drastically Impact School Arbitration Agreements

Conversion of a Postsecondary Educational Institution from a For-Profit to a Nonprofit, Tax-Exempt Entity

By Cooley LLP
This information is a general description of the law; it is not intended to provide specific legal advice nor is it intended to create an attorney-client relationship with Cooley LLP. Before taking any action on this information you should seek professional counsel.

CFPB Rules Proposal may Drastically Impact School Arbitration Agreements

So you Want to be a Corporate Director? Practical Considerations of Director Liability

By Bill Ojile, Senior Vice President – Chief Legal & Administrative Officer, Alta Colleges, Inc.
When you think about boards of directors, it conjures up images of powerful people sitting at a long, sleek table in an oak-paneled, top-floor room debating weighty issues crucial to the corporation.

CFPB Rules Proposal may Drastically Impact School Arbitration Agreements

Why Structure a College or University as an L3C?

By Robert Lang, CEO, Americans for Community Development
The President and CEO of the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities, Steve Gunderson, has been a longtime colleague and friend. While he will admit to having advocated for the L3C concept during his previous leadership role at the Council On Foundations, he has also shared with me that his current purpose is not to promote one corporate structure over another.

CFPB Rules Proposal may Drastically Impact School Arbitration Agreements

Evolving Issues in Employment Law: A Look Ahead to 2015

By, Ben DeGweck, Esq., Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Education Corporation of America and Carole Miller, Esq. Patrick Mulligan, Esq. Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C.
As private sector schools continue to face heightened legal and regulatory scrutiny in 2015, management and campus leadership must be aware of the potential liabilities inherent in the employer/employee relationship. In the New Year we expect to see significant changes to employment laws and regulations, and unprepared employers could face legal actions, employee conflicts, or hefty fines.

CFPB Rules Proposal may Drastically Impact School Arbitration Agreements