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Jun 27, 2016, 08:00 ET Landmark Legal Funding Laws in Vermont and Indiana Set the Standard for Consumer Protection

It is not common to see bi-partisan support behind well-researched and debated legislation the spring before a big November election faceoff,...


Jun 08, 2016, 08:00 ET Consumer Legal Funding Trade Association Names Financial Education Leader to Advisory Council

The Alliance for Responsible Consumer Legal Funding (ARC), a coalition established to preserve access to consumer legal funding for everyday...


May 26, 2016, 10:35 ET #Trending -- Another State Adopts Consumer-Friendly Regulations for Consumer Legal Funding

Yesterday, Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin signed an omnibus bill, H. 84, containing sweeping new regulations for the growing industry of consumer...


May 06, 2016, 08:00 ET Alabama Rejects Insurance Industry Attempt to Limit Consumer Options

Earlier this week, the Alabama legislature refused to act on HB 395, a bill sponsored by Rep. Chris Pringle and forwarded by the insurance industry...


Apr 04, 2016, 08:00 ET In Tennessee, Consumers Are Shut Out of Choice, Financial Options

Games aren't just being played in Nashville's Bridgestone Arena—a game of the strong verses the weak is being played just down the street, in the...


Mar 24, 2016, 10:04 ET IN Gov. Pence Signs Bill Affirming Consumer Legal Funding Is the Purchase of an Asset, Not a Loan

With the stroke of his pen, yesterday Indiana Gov. Mike Pence affirmed that consumer legal funding is the purchase of an asset—not a loan—and that...


Mar 14, 2016, 11:38 ET Trending Across the Nation: Legal Funding is Not a Loan

Last week, the Indiana legislature passed House Bill 1127, validating that consumer legal funding is not a loan—and shouldn't be regulated like one....


Feb 22, 2016, 08:00 ET Consumer Legal Funding Trade Association Announces New Advisory Council Members

This morning, the Alliance for Responsible Consumer Legal Funding (ARC) announced new additions to its advisory council: Reverend Charles Atkins,...


Nov 17, 2015, 08:00 ET Colorado Supreme Court Interferes with Personal Property Rights

Yesterday the Colorado Supreme Court issued a decision in Oasis, et al v. Coffman that significantly broadens the reach of government into personal...


Aug 20, 2015, 07:59 ET Alliance for Responsible Consumer Legal Funding Taps Former Oklahoma Lawmaker as Executive Director

The Alliance for Responsible Consumer Legal Funding (ARC) today announced former Oklahoma State Senator Rob Johnson as its new Executive Director....


Dec 16, 2014, 09:26 ET Insurance Legislators Take Best Course of Action to Preserve Consumer Access to Legal Funding

After three and a half years of exhaustive deliberations and vigorous debate, state legislators convening for the 2014 Annual Meeting of the National ...